Churches Together Joint Events

St. Peter's Church of England. Balsall Common

St. John Baptist Church of England, Berkswell

St. Mary's the Virgin Church of England, Temple Balsall

Methodist Church Balsall Common

Blessed Robert Grissold Catholic Church, Balsall Common

St. Swithin's Church of England, Barston



The member churches join in a wide range of regular activities together, including the regular events below.


Each Month On the first Saturday in each month Coffee Together is held in Jubilee Centre, Station Road (access library car park) from 10.30am - 12 noon.    All are welcome.


January  Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Lent  -  Saturday mornings in Lent   
Lenten Breakfast Discussions
March Women's' World Day of Prayer on Friday st March
Good Friday    Acts of Witness and Simple Lunch


May  Parish Christian Aid Collection  Quiet Morning at Pentecost
September Quiet Morning at Harvest
October One World Week Activity - Dinner with speaker
November Quiet Morning at Advent
December    Coffee Together with Carols


For further  information about Churches Together in Balsall and Berkswell please contact the  Honorary Secretary: Canon Claire Laland, email contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Lenten Breakfasts

For details of the topics see above link.
Each Saturday during Lent, Churches Together meet for the Lent Breakfasts.


The Breakfasts are a series of Talks and Discussions that have been developed jointly by the six Churches Together in  Balsall Common and Berkswell. They are  held in the Methodist Church Hall on Saturday mornings of Lent. 

The Breakfasts have  established themselves in the village as a lively intelligent forum. Themes are taken for which straight forward answers are not available. The  intention is to encourage people to think through the difficulties and so to  strengthen a religious faith in one’s ordinary daily life. They are enjoyed equally by people who  attend one of the churches, as well as by many others who are not church  members.


Breakfast begins at 8.30 am and consists of cereals, croissants and tea or coffee. At 9.00 am, after a short introduction, the Guest Speaker introduces the theme for the session and usually speaks for about a quarter of an hour. The meeting is then thrown open for discussion, and a Question and Answer session ensues. The discussion will close no later than 9.45 am to allow the hall to be cleaned and cleared by 10.00 am.


There is a small charge of £2.00 for the breakfast  and the surplus after deduction of costs will go to a mutually agreed charity.




The Foundation of Lady Katherine Leveson
Registered Charity no. 213618
Temple Balsall, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands B93 0AN

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