St Bride's: News

Updated 19/06/20: St Bride's Church is not currently open for worship or general visiting due to COVID-19 restrictions; however, the public are welcome to visit for private prayer. Our Sunday choral services and lunchtime recitals are available each week online. Further Information →

St Bride's: News

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  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)
    Updated: 19th June 2020 We are pleased to announce that, in accordance with government advice, St Bride's is now able to open its doors for private prayer after three months of enforced closure. Public worship and events continue to be...
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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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  • Lunchtime recitals go online
    Despite the restrictions of lockdown, we're delighted that lunchtime recitals will resume in 'virtual' form - being streamed as live on Facebook - every Tuesday lunchtime from 1.15 to 1.45. There has been a recital series at St Bride's for...
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  • Obituary: Revd Wallace Boulton
    Here at St Bride's we are very sad to share the news of the death of Revd Wallace Boulton on Wednesday 27th April. Wallace had a long relationship with St Bride's that began in the early '70s and spanned the...
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  • Seeds of stewardship
    Mothering Sunday is a time when we give thanks for our mums, but more importantly it is a celebration of our mother the Church. As Mothering Sunday gifts this year we purchased little balls of wildflower seeds to give to...
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  • A light shines in the darkness
    When the Guild of St Bride was originally established in 1375, its primary purpose was to maintain a light burning before the statue of 'St Bridget the Virgin' (St Bride), our patron saint. This ancient part of our tradition has...
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  • Commemorating our past
    One of the wonderful things about St Bride's is that we are continually uncovering new and remarkable characters from our past. Recently, two people in particular have stood out and we have chosen to commemorate them with permament stone memorial...
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  • Christmas Round-up
    Canon Alison Joyce, Rector of St Bride's, and Robert Jones, Director of Music, report on a bumper Advent and Christmas season at St Bride's The Rector's Report We had a record-breaking number of carol services throughout December, which were, as...
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  • Bearing Witness
    Listen Online to the full service On Tuesday 29th October, 2019, at 6:30pm a service was held at St Bride's Church, Fleet Street to commemorate all those in the media industry whose mission to bring us the news faces peril...
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  • Reviews of Journalists' Commemorative Service "Bearing Witness"
    Kate Mansey, Deputy Features Editor of The Mail on Sunday: At least 95 journalists were killed last year according to the International Federation of Journalists and many more were injured or wrongfully imprisoned simply for doing their work. The life...
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