St Bride's Church, Fleet Street: spiritual home of the media

Lent, Holy Week & Easter at St Bride's

The season of Lent offers a wonderful opportunity for self-discovery. It is a time when we can strive to live more simply and less self-indulgently; it also invites us to reflect on the things that matter in life - including the ways in which we are attentive to the needs of our world.

Holy Week is not merely another story to be told; rather, a reality to be inhabited. Join us here at St Bride's for our Holy Week services, to share in this remarkable series of events. Further Information

Alongside our regular Sunday services, we've some suggestions about how you might like to mark Lent this year. Read On...

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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

The Week Ahead At St Bride’s

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Tuesday 26th March

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM - Lunchtime Recital: Varvara Maggs – piano

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

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

Wednesday 27th March

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - Holy Communion in the Crypt

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

Thursday 28th March

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

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

Friday 29th March

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM - Lunchtime Recital: Ben Giddens – organ

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

Saturday 30th March

1:00 PM - Wedding Service: Alice Fortune and William Whiterod

Sunday 31st March

11:00 AM - Choral Eucharist: Mothering Sunday

5:30 PM - Choral Evensong

Monday 1st April

8:15 AM - Morning Prayer

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

March 26

"The law of the spirit of life has let me free." (Romans 8: 2)

Paul tells us that Christ has set us free. But all too easily we become mentally enslaved to a shallow view of life based on celebrity and material success. That is in fact a gloomy view of life in which all that counts is money and fame. Christ points us to a deeper meaning, the chance to grow spiritually, and the freedom this can bring.

Heavenly Father, help us to know your love, that we may serve you in freedom and joy as your children. Amen.

A Space For Silence

St Bride's church provides a space for silence every weekday evening between 5 and 6pm; a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of Fleet Street and the City of London.

You are welcome to join us and come and go as you please.

Commune with your own heart ... and be still (Psalm 4:4)

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Multimedia

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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