Celebrate the Spirit of Christmas at St Bride's!

Christmas at St Bride's is not only the busiest time of the year for us, but also one of the most significant seasons of the Christian calendar. During our many services we have in store, as always, a feast of exquisite and uplifting choral music; the opportunity to sing our favourite Christmas carols; and the chance to discover anew the power of that most famous story: the tale of a child born in a stable, two thousand years ago, marking the dawn of new light and new hope in our troubled world.
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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. Whether journalist, tourist, City resident or worker, you will always be made welcome.
Alison Joyce, Rector of St Bride's

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Saturday 16th December

3:30 PM - Wedding Service: Hannah Davies and Henry Matson

Sunday 17th December

11:00 AM - Choral Eucharist: Advent III

6:30 PM - Nine Lessons and Carols

Monday 18th December

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

6:30 PM - Carol Service: Journalists' Carols

Tuesday 19th December

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

11:30 AM - Carol Service: Unilever

6:00 PM - Carol Service: Thomson Reuters

Wednesday 20th December

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:00 PM - Carol Service: Crowe Clark Whitehill

1:15 PM - Holy Communion in the Crypt

6:45 PM - Carol Service: The Times and The Sunday Times

Thursday 21st December

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

12:00 PM - Carol Service: Fleet Street Carols 1

5:00 PM - Carol Service: Fleet Street Carols 2

Friday 22nd December

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

December 15

"Stay awake, praying at all times."  (Luke 21:36)

Jesus urges us to be in a heightened state of readiness because the day of the Lord comes suddenly and unexpectedly. In the season of Advent, and as we come to the end of another year, we are called to prepare our hearts for God's coming - in the birth of Jesus and at the end of time.

Lord, Help us to look beyond the frantic preparations for Christmas and to find time to reflect on your coming amongst us, that we may rejoice with the angels and give glory to you in our hearts. Amen.

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