St Bride's, Fleet Street is a warm and welcoming Christian community, and one of the most famous and most fascinating historic churches in Central London. 

St Bride's is known worldwide as the Journalists' Church, offering a spiritual home to all who work in the media. However, our ministry extends to everyone who lives and works within our parish, and to the thousands of visitors who come to us every year. Our beautiful Wren church provides a place of peace and a spiritual haven in the heart of the city for all who come. With one of the best professional choirs in the country, we are also well known for the outstanding quality of our music and of the worship we offer.

A place of Christian worship for 1500 years, we continue to proclaim the love of God here today. Whether journalist, tourist, City resident or worker, you will always be made very welcome.Alison Joyce

Since Easter, St Bride's has contained more scaffolding than we would have believed possible as part of a major maintenance project to restore the interior of the church.

The wonderful news is that the work is almost complete and the transformation is astounding!  Hirst Conservation have done a magnificent job in restoring the interior to its dazzling former glory on schedule. Our renewed thanks to all who contributed so generously to the cost of the renovation.

The church is fully open for business; Space for Silence occurs weekdays at 5pm and Tours and Recitals resume in August.

Join us for a special celebratory 'Bright and Beautiful' service on Sunday 25th September at 11:00am. Further Information →

The Week Ahead At St Bride’s

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Wednesday 27th July

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - Holy Communion in the Crypt

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

Thursday 28th July

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

Friday 29th July

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

Saturday 30th July

There are no services or events today

Sunday 31st July

11:00 AM - Choral Eucharist: Trinity X

5:30 PM - Choral Evensong

Monday 1st August

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

Tuesday 2nd August

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - Lunchtime Recital: Julian Latham - viola, and John Granger Fisher - piano

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM - Guided Tour

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM - Space for Silence

July 27

'Why be envious because I am generous?' (Matthew 20: 15)

'It's not fair!' is often the cry in our personal and communal lives. We tend to prize equality very highly and we value our human rights. Jesus' parable of the labourers in the vineyard challenges the prevailing culture of our own day. He is making the point that God's love is free, unmerited and unlimited. We tend to think that God should operate according to our notions of fairness, and not waste His grace on people who don't deserve it. We must not be diminished by envy but full of wonder at God's gift of undeserved generosity.

Lord Jesus, you died for us while we were yet sinners. Open our hearts to the largeness of your love and help us see that your goodness transcends our understanding of justice. Amen.

Interested in Confirmation?

The next Confirmation Service will be held at St Paul's Cathedral at 5:00 pm on Saturday 5th November 2016.

We already have a group of adults and children who have expressed an interest in being confirmed so if you, or anyone you know might be interested in Confirmation, or just in finding out more, please encourage them to get in touch with Alison.

Confirmation preparation sessions will begin in September (and, as always, will be open to any who feel in need of a 'refresher course' as well as those who are seeking Confirmation).

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As the church of the media & the press, St Bride's has hosted a great many services commemorating the lives of those who have striven to inform and entertain us.

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