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A selection of Christmas services


Churches in the Village area offer a variety of Christmas services and events, some of which are listed below. For full information, visit the websites.

*  For St Michael’s, Cofton (Cofton Church Lane, B45 8BD) and St Andrew’s, Barnt Green (Sandhills Road, B45 8NR), see

*  For St Bartholomew’s, Tardebigge (Church Lane, B60 3AH) and St Mary’s, Bentley (High Elms Lane, B60 4JD), see

*  For Barnt Green Baptist Church (Bittell Rd, B45 8LT) see

*  For the Alvechurch churches – St Laurence Church (School Lane, B48 7SB), St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church (School Lane, B48 7SA), Alvechurch Baptist Church (Red Lion Street, B48 7LG) and Rowney Green Shared Church (Chapel Lane, B48 7SA) – see

*  For St Catherine’s, Blackwell (St Catherine’s Road, B60 1BG) and Holy Trinity, Lickey (Rose Hill, B45 8RR)  see

Sunday December 2

9.30am St Bartholomew’s, Tardebigge – Advent Café Church (with bacon sandwiches!)

Saturday December 8

10am–4pm St Andrew’s, Barnt Green – Nativity Scene Festival (display of nativity scenes from around the world)

Sunday December 9

9.30am St Mary’s, Bentley – Carol Service (with mulled wine)

9.30am St Andrew’s, Barnt Green – Toy Service (receiving gifts of toys for children in need in Birmingham)

11am St Bartholomew’s, Tardebigge – Family Gift Service (donating toys and gifts for distribution by the Salvation Army)

Saturday December 15

4pm – Cofton Fields Carol Service, Aero Way Park

Sunday December 16

9.30am St Laurence, Alvechurch – All-age Service for Christmas-time

10.30am Alvechurch Baptist – Advent Worship with Communion

10.30am Barnt Green Baptist – All in Christmas Service

4pm St Michael’s, Cofton – Nine Lessons and Carols

6pm Alvechurch Baptist – Carols by Candlelight Service

6pm Holy Trinity, Lickey – Carol Service

Wednesday December 19

7pm Rowney Green – ‘Scratch Nativity’ (at the Peace Hall – refreshments at 6.30pm)

Friday December 21

7pm – Cofton Hackett Community Carols, end of Chestnut Drive by the Myhill Field

7pm – Carols outside Finstall Village Hall

Sunday December 23

8am St Laurence, Alvechurch – Communion Service (Book of Common Prayer)

9.30am St Andrew’s, Barnt Green – Christingle Service

9.45am St Mary’s, Alvechurch – Mass

10.30am St Laurence, Alvechurch – Joint Christmas Communion

10.30am Alvechurch Baptist – All-age Christmas Festival Service

3.30pm Rowney Green – Children’s ‘Messy Service’

4pm St Mary’s, Alvechurch – Candlelight Carol Service

4.30pm St Catherine’s, Blackwell – Carols by Candlelight

6pm St Laurence, Alvechurch – Nine Lessons and Carols

6pm St Bartholomew’s, Tardebigge – Carols by Candlelight

Monday December 24: Christmas Eve

10.30am Barnt Green Baptist – Quiet Christmas Reflection

3pm Holy Trinity, Lickey – Christingle Service

3pm St Andrew’s, Barnt Green – Children’s Nativity Service

4pm St Laurence, Alvechurch – Family Nativity Service

4pm St Catherine’s, Blackwell – Crib Service

4pm St Bartholomew’s, Tardebigge – Family Christingle Service

4.30pm St Andrew’s, Barnt Green – Carols by Candlelight

6pm Barnt Green Baptist – Carols by Candlelight

6pm St Laurence, Alvechurch – Family Nativity Service

6.30pm St Andrew’s, Barnt Green – Carols by Candlelight

10pm St Bartholomew’s, Tardebigge – Traditional Late Night Communion

11pm Holy Trinity, Lickey – Midnight Communion

11pm St Michael’s, Cofton – Christmas Communion

11.30pm St Laurence, Alvechurch – Midnight Communion

Tuesday 25th December: Christmas Day

9am St. Catherine’s, Blackwell – Communion

9.30am St Andrew’s, Barnt Green – All-Age Christmas Celebration and Communion

9.30am Rowney Green – Family Christmas Celebration

9.45am St Mary’s, Alvechurch – Mass

10.30am St Laurence, Alvechurch – All-age Christmas Service

10.30am Alvechurch Baptist – Family Worship

10.30am Holy Trinity, Lickey – Family Celebration

11am St Bartholomew’s, Tardebigge – Holy Communion

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