St Bride's: News

Updated 11/01/21: In accordance with received advice and the need to keep everyone safe and well, we regret that acts of worship are temporarily suspended in church but all remain available online. The church is also temporarily closed (currently until February). Please check regularly as this may change at short notice. Further Information →

St Bride's: News

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  • A Christmas Message
    Our celebration of Christmas has never been more important, nor more relevant to the challenges we face, as 2020 draws to a close. At the heart of the darkest and bleakest month of the year, Christians mark the dawning of...
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  • Covid-19 Update
    Updated: 14th January St Bride's is now in Tier 4 and in accordance with recently received advice and the need to keep everyone safe and well public worship at St Bride's is temporarily suspended and the church closed (provisionally until...
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  • Edward and Pamela Bevin - a golden wedding story
    Two of the longest serving members of the congregation, Edward and Pamela Bevin, celebrate their golden wedding on Friday November 27. It was on that day and date in 1970 when the then Rector, the charismatic Prebendary Dewi Morgan officiated...
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  • Lecture Review: "The Mayflower 400 years on"
    Olsen Lecture 2020: "The Mayflower 400 years on: the Pilgrim Fathers and their quest for freedom" We were honoured to welcome author and broadcaster Rebecca Fraser to St Bride's on 8th October to deliver the annual Tom Olsen Lecture. The...
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  • Remembrance Tide 2020
    Updated 4/11/2020 following new government restrictions. St Bride's will once again be holding a series of services this Autumn focusing on the theme of remembering. These significant events bring us back in touch with those whom we love but have...
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  • Recitals "live" again
    The sun was streaming through the windows, birdsong was louder than the subdued bustle of Fleet Street, and in St Bride's, on Friday 11th September, a socially distanced audience was eagerly awaiting the start of our first live recital in...
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  • St Bride's Choir say thank you in song
    Free online concert in thanks for St Bride's generous support of its professional church musicians. Watch on YouTube TODAY at 7pm Services in Wren's wonderful St Bride's Church have long resounded with the sound of music-making from our professional choir...
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  • #RememberingJohn Schofield
    John Schofield was a young journalist who had reported in a number of war zones, covering conflicts in Northern Ireland, Beirut, the Gulf and the Balkans for ITN, Channel 4 and the BBC. Whilst working in Bosnia on Radio 4's...
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  • Exploring our pictorial history
    During lockdown I received a present from my good friend, Suzanne Bardgett. It was a copy of her recently published book, Wartime London in Paintings. Featured are over 82 enlightening paintings of scenes in the City during the Second World...
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  • Green shoots for music-making at St Bride's
    Despite the continuing tyranny of lockdown for live performance, music at St Bride's is not only surviving, but also finding ways to reach new people, in the form of our online Eucharist and Evensong services and recitals. Admittedly, with the...
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  • Book Review: Faith in the City of London
    Faith in the City of London by Niki Gorick published by Unicorn (14 April 2020) Faith in the City of London, by Niki Gorick, showcases over 200 photographs with well-articulated captions revealing the many different ways spiritual life is celebrated...
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  • Clergy Moves
    One of our associate priests is moving on Mark Fox is taking up the role of Associate Priest at St Margaret's Lothbury, where he served as Assistant Curate when first ordained in 2013. Mark's background in journalism and his long...
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