prog 2017 v 1 Details of all the events we run at Barnes Close

Pastoral Letter Easter 2017 Latest news from CfR

Prayer Calendar 2017 May to July Join with us in prayer

Membership Renewal 2017 Personal Become a Personal Member of CfR

Membership Renewal 2017 Partners For Churches and Organisations who wish to partner CfR in its work

Coming up at Barnes Close

Just click on your chosen event for more information in a printable document

Summer Reflection 2017

Members Week Brochure 2017

CfR is a network community of people committed to:

  • Praying and working for peace and justice,
  • Supporting work in East Africa, Croatia, Romania, India, Afghanistan and the United Kingdom
  • Operating Barnes Close, a conference centre near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

Information about our international projects can be found on the “Internastional Work” menu.

The “Barnes Close Conference Centre” menu has details about facilities, events and bookings.

General information about CfR can be found on the “About CfR” menu


Monday 19th to Friday 23rd June 2017

Wednesday 21st June at 6pm
Midsummer’s Evening
with light Refreshments

Contact Ian for more details
& to reserve your place

Do you remember Barnes Close? Have you visited us in the past? We invite you to come along and see the improvements we have made.  And if you never been before, drop in anyway.

Please email cfrenquiry@aol.com or phone (01562 710231) us first so we can put the kettle on!

The Community for Reconciliation is an ecumenical network community of Christians committed to working and praying for peace and reconciliation. CfR is based at Barnes Close near Bromsgrove in Worcestershire and it is here that it runs its programme of events.

CfR’s patrons are

Major Peter Forrest, Divisional Commander, Salvation Army

Rev Steve Faber, Moderator West Midlands Synod, United Reformed Church

Rev Ian Howarth, District Chair, Methodist Church

Vacant, Heart of England Baptist Association

Most Rev Bernard Longley, Archbishop of Birmingham, Catholic

Rt Rev John Inge, Bishop of Worcester, Church of England

Rt Rev David Urquhart, Bishop of Birmingham Church of England

Rev Michael Davies, former Moderator, United Reformed Church

Rev John Johansen-Berg, Founder of Community for Reconciliation

Rev Joan Johansen-Berg, Founder of Community for Reconciliation

Rev Joe Aldred, Bishop, Council of Black Led Churches