Welcome to St Bride's

St Bride's Church is a magical space in which the beauty of its architecture, the power of the liturgy and the weight of history all meet and enrich each other. Designed by Wren and completed in 1703, its 226 foot, wedding cake spire dominates the surrounding area. When sunlight shines in through the large windows the interior gains a special luminous quality as an oasis of peace and prayer amidst the busy City.
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The Week Ahead At St Bride’s

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Thursday 24th July

There are no services or events today

Friday 25th July

1:15 PM - Lunchtime Recital: Laurence Caldecote - organ

Saturday 26th July

2:30 PM - Wedding Service: Lucy Vincent and Chris Childs

Sunday 27th July

11:00 AM - Choral Eucharist with Baptism

5:30 PM - Choral Evensong with Sermon in Music. Memorial Evensong for Ray Barnes-Harman

Monday 28th July

8:30 AM - Holy Communion

Tuesday 29th July

1:15 PM - Lunchtime Recital: Veronica Henderson - cello, Gwen Owen Richer - violin

3:00 PM - Public Tour

Wednesday 30th July

There are no services or events today

Our Next Rector!


The Reverend Canon Dr. Alison Joyce has been appointed as Rector of St Bride’s Church, spiritual home of journalists and to the media at large.

Canon Joyce, currently Vicar of Edgbaston Old Church, Birmingham, will take office in October.

“Alison brings intellect, energy, a strong commitment to pastoral care and a profound spirituality to St Bride’s and will continue the long tradition of outstanding Rectors", said The Very Revd John Hall, Dean of Westminster and Patron of St Bride’s.

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July 23

'The Lord himself will lead you.' (Deuteronomy 31:8)

Moses has reached a great age and his work is done. He has faithfully led his people through the wilderness and given them the law. Now the time has come for him to give way to Joshua. His will be a different type of leadership because he will lead the Israelites in conquest. So Moses confers authority on his successor and reminds him that it is God who is the ultimate leader.

We all experience change in our lives, and often move from one job or role to another. Each time there is a change of direction, perhaps a different style, and the need to re-adjust. But God uses variety as well as continuity and always is ahead of us, calling us on into His future.

Lord God, may we see in times of change your invitation to new beginnings. Give us confidence in your good providence that we may face the future with hope. Amen.

Wash the Face of an Angel

St Bride's needs at least £200,000 to restore and maintain its beautiful interior.

The Wash the Face of an Angel campaign is part of our Community Appeal which aims to let you become personally involved in helping safeguard the church's future by sponsporing the cleaning and restoration of items within the church.

Find out how you can help...

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Video: Watch An Introduction to St Bride's

St Bride's regularly webcast choral services for you to Listen Online. Most recent webcasts:-

In Memoria

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.

Recent services

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