Facilities and features

Accessibility

We have toilet that is situated in the St Edward's building, above the office, to the left of the church.

We have baby changing facilities within our St Edward's Centre Toilet.

During church services, the use the car park at the Community Centre on Hollow Lane is permitted. We have a 'Drop Off' area at the front of the church if needed.

The toilet is situated in the St Edward's Centre, above the office, to the left of the church from the porch entrance.

There is space of one car or two very small ones by the Lych Gate for those who need dropping off or parking for a service in church.

The nearest defibrillator is situated at the Black Lion pub on the right-hand side of the church.

There is a flat entrance at the west door to the church (on the left-hand side of the church).
There is also a level entrance to the St Edward's Centre to access the toilet.

If you are wearing a hearing aid, switch to the 'T' loop.

Large print Common Prayer booklet and hymn book are available at the welcome table or by email request prior to the service.

Assistance dogs are always welcome.

We are certified by the Lichfield Diocese to be Dementia friendly.

We offer gluten free communion wafers to those in need. Please identify yourself and alert us to your need upon your arrival at church.


Our Building

Our church is particularly noted for its fine stained-glass windows by William Morris and Edward Burne Jones.

Our church is open during daylight hours for anyone who may need us or for quiet contemplation and prayers.

Grade II with many grade listed monuments including the Lych Gate, Sundial, and Preaching Cross

We hope to offer the church as a warm space once we have our new boiler installed. Work is currently in place.
If you wish to donate to the cost of installing a new boiler, please see any of our church officials. There are various ways you can donate, from cash to bank transfers as well as visiting our 'Go Fund Me' page.


Music and Worship

At St Edward's we have our own bell ringing team.

Our church organ is a modern state-of-the-art electric and beautiful piece with solid oak casing. The original organ pipework is still sited to the rear of the church.

All our services are based on the book of Common Prayer.

St Edward's has its own adult choir.
Evensong is held once a month on the third Sunday.


Groups, Courses and Activities

We hold regular courses during the Christian calendar eg Lent course

You can join us for coffee
Monday 10 am - 12 noon
Wednesday 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Friday 10 am - 12 noon.

We hold and host fundraising events for church funds as well as support fund raising activities for other groups.

We have an ad hoc pastoral team.

Let us know if you are interested in taking the Pathway course, formerly known as the Bishop's course.
Limited funding MAY be available.

We have links with our local Guides.

Our Mothers' Union membership is linked with Lichfield Cathedral

We have a children's corner in the church where you are welcome to bring the little ones during daylight hours.


Help for Visitors

Please contact a church official for the code

Please email us if you would like a guided tour of our beautiful church.

Guide books, church yard trail leaflet and pictorial postcards are available at the back of church for a small donation towards church funds.

We offer home-made jams and pickles as well as a small selection of greeting cards in return for a donation.

Our church is always open during daylight hours. You are very welcome to visit without prior arrangement.


Other Features

The congregation and church community collect on a regular basis for the local foodbank.

We are situated within a conservation area.

We offer our St Edward's Centre kitchen / room for hire @ £7.50 per hour. Please contact our administrators for more details.

Our Communion wine is from a Fair Trade source.