St Barnabas Knowle West

St Barnabas Proud to be serving the people of Knowle West

For more information please contact the Priest in Charge - Rev Clive Hamilton 

email: [email protected] 

or ring 01275 544045 (answering facility out of office hours) 

Welcome to St Barnabas

We are a small but growing, lively, informal church with modern worship, accessible teaching, and Sunday School for children. 

At St Barnabas you’ll receive a warm welcome, and meet people of all different ages and stages of life.

Sunday Services

Sunday Services are at 10.00am with Sunday School for Children. On the 4th Sunday of the month we have a Family Service for all ages.

1st  Sunday - Holy Communion 

2nd Sunday - Morning Praise 

3rd  Sunday - Holy Communion 

4th  Sunday - Family Service 



11:30am to 2:30pm - BS4 Foodbank; in conjunction with South & East Bristol Foodbank and inHope Bristol, church is open for #morethanfood support  please note this service is run on a by referral support basis.  Referral via support agencies or our Vicar  

7pm - Cafe Church, Fellowship, Bible Study, Discussion, Prayer. 7.00pm weekly (During Term Time)

Thursday's - 10am to 2pm - A Welcome Space /Place of Welcome - a safe space for all ages to meet for refreshments, warm drinks, food, fellowship.  There is a small knit and natter group but other activities take place including painters and table games. (Please contact the Priest in Charge for information).                                                                      

MESSY CHURCH - For Families Crafts, Bible Story, Singing & Meal 3.30pm. Messy Church is generally on the 3rd Friday of the month during term time although we sometimes move the date to avoid school holidays . 

Please check the latest news pages.  


"The parish of Filwood Park is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer. The Diocese of Bristol’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

Keeping People Safe

At St Barnabas we want to do everything we can to keep people safe when they use our buildings, or take part in our groups and activities. We are especially mindful about the safety of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Our policy is to ensure those in a leadership role working with children, young people or vulnerable adults have an up to date Enhanced DBS check.

Bristol Diocese

For more information about our safeguarding as part of the Diocese of Bristol, please visit the Diocesan website

Questions or concerns?

If you have any concerns or questions about keeping people safe, or would like to report a concern. Please contact St Barnabas Safeguarding Officer Tim Jones on 0117 971 1693

For more urgent enquiries please contact the Diocesan Safeguarding officer Adam Bond on: 0117 906 0100

Get in touch

Rev Clive Hamilton

St Barnabas Church
Daventry Road

Priest in Charge
01275 544045
0117 977 9094
What's on

BS4 Foodbank

Every Wednesday at for 2 hours
St Barnabas Knowle West
Daventry Road Knowle West Bristol, BS4 1DQ, United Kingdom

Every Wednesday is the BS4 food bank at St Barnabas - helping serve those in the local community at a time when the cost of living crisis is hitting local families hard.

Access the food bank and it’s additional counselling support service via community agencies (schools, advice centres, social and support workers, GPs etc who provide referrals).

This service is run in collaboration with South and East Bristol Foodbank, InHope and a team of volunteers.

Each Thursday - 9:30am to 1:30pm approx.

Activities, refreshments and lunch.
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