Church of England Diocese of Birmingham St. Peter Balsall Common

Facilities and features

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Toilet (unisex, will take a wheelchair) in church, also male, female and disabled/babychanging toilet in Hall across the lawn. Ask if assistance required and we shall be happy to help.

In Hall, also a changing table in the church toilet.

Substantial carpark serves both church and Hall - two spaces marked with yellow lines but if reserved parking required for people with disabilities please ask and we shall put out extra signage.

Fully accessible toilet in the Hall.

See Parking above - we can reserve places for people with disabilities if given advance warning.

Supplied by the Lions Club, in outside wall of the Hall. Several members of the church have been trained in its use.

Ramped entrance

Loop in church, also available in Hall but please ask for this to be turned on and microphone supplied.

Large Print hymn books available. Some services use projection onto screen.

Assistance Dogs are welcome

Working to become a dementia friendly church 💒

Our Building

Not a distinguished building, there are a few items of interest including some nice stained glass, and a modernised refurbishment including a modern extension 'The Baptistry' which also functions as a comfortable lounge.

Music and Worship

Concerts / Live Music

Regular Sunday Morning 8:00 Communion services, and some other services, use the BCP

Regular Choir

Groups, Courses and Activities

Churches Together in Balsall and Berkswell run a fortnightly youthgroup which rotates round the churches. Please see our own website or the facebook page for further details.

Bible studies groups on a regular basis and occasional Start courses etc.

Thursday afternoon for Primary School children

Sundry home groups meet in the homes of members, and we host a Diocesan 3D course.

Churches Together run a monthly Coffee Morning at the Jubilee Centre on the furst saturday of the month. We run an Afternoon Tea and Cakes event on the Second Thursday of the month, in our own Baptistry lounge. Look out for the poster on the A-frame outside the church.

The Hall is in constant use for community events!

We have run CAP courses and will run them again if there is a need expressed.

We run several 'messy' activities!

See their page on our website

Monthly Afternoon Teas on a Thursday (see website)

Friday afternoons in term in the Hall.

From time to time.

Friday afternoons during term times in the Hall

Help for Visitors

In the Hall

We have a short history of the church which is being updated. Email [email protected] for a copy.

See elsewhere on this site for hours we are open - but as a rule, always open during daylight hours for prayer.

Other Features

Stall after the 9:30 am services on Sundays

Collection point for Helping Hands

"Powerpoint" projection facility and screen in church, also CD player, connection points for laptop computers at three places around the church, and a repeater screen in the Baptistry lounge at the back of the church (suitable for those who wish to sit in a quiet place during services, eg those with tinnitus, or parents with small restless children!)

We do try to mark Back to Church Sunday - and make every Sunday welcoming to "returners"! 😉💒

See website pages or Hallshire site for more details