City Church opening hours

Information correct to 12 October 2020. It is essential that visitors check each church’s own website for the latest information regarding opening times and details of services, as changes may occur at short notice. Each church may also have specific COVID-19 compliance requirements. Visitors and worshippers are required to wear face coverings and maintain social distancing in line with current regulations; for detailed guidelines and information sheets, please visit the Church of England’s Coronavirus Guidance for Churches.

All Hallows by the Tower (www.ahbtt.org.uk)
Open for private prayer seven days a week. Services on Sunday (Eucharist, public service and online) and Wednesday (online).  For online services login details must be obtained beforehand.  Follow the links on the church website.

St Andrew by the Wardrobe (
www.standrewbythewardrobe.org)
Open most days for private prayer. A monthly Monday Mass is held.

St Andrew Holborn (
standrewholborn.org.uk)
Usually open Monday to Friday. Services are held on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

St Bartholomew the Great (
greatstbarts.com) & St Bartholomew the Less
Open for private prayer every day except Thursday afternoon. Public and online services are held in the church on Sunday and the first Thursday of the month. It is essential to register in advance.  This site also includes information on St Bartholomew the Less (www.greatstbarts.com/about/st-barts-the-less), which is open daily for private prayer.  Services are held on Sunday (Family Eucharist) and Tuesday (Said Eucharist). It is advisable to check these on the website.

St Botolph Aldersgate (
www.stbotolphsaldersgate.org.uk)
The Aldersgate Tuesday Talks are held live online. For the programme up to December 2020  and how to obtain the Zoom link please visit the website and follow the link to Aldersgate Talks.

St Botolph Aldgate (
stbotolphs.org.uk)
Open Tuesday for private prayer. Eucharist is held on Sunday in the church. Other online events may be held on Sunday.

St Botolph Bishopsgate (
botolph.org.uk)
Open Monday to Friday for private prayer and as a place of sanctuary. There is a public Choral Mass on Wednesday and a public said Mass on Tuesday and Thursday.

St Bride Fleet Street (
www.stbrides.com)
Open seven days a week with Morning Prayer Monday to Friday. There is a public Choral Eucharist service on Sunday. Online services are also held on Sunday.  There is a Said Holy Communion on Wednesday.  Public recitals are held in the church on Tuesday and Friday (see City Events for details).

St Dunstan in the West (
stdunstaninthewest.org)
Open Monday to Friday for private prayer and quiet reflection. There is a public Service of Mass on Tuesday, which is also available via Zoom. Public recitals have resumed and two of these are listed City Events.

St Edmund King & Martyr – The London Centre for Spiritual Direction  (lcsd.org.uk)
For events, currently online, please visit the website.

St Ethelburga's Centre (
stethelburgas.org)
A number of events are scheduled for the coming months: please visit the website for details.

St Giles Cripplegate (
stgilesnewsite.co.uk)
Open Monday to Friday for private prayer. A public Parish Eucharist service is held on Sunday; this is also shared online. A public Service is held in the church Monday to Thursday. Private prayer and reflection is held in the church on the first Thursday of the month. A course entitled 'Our Father' is being held online: details on the website. A Home Prayer Group, 'Lectio Divina,' is being held on two Wednesdays in October: further details on the website.

St Helen Bishopsgate (
st-helens.org.uk)
Four public Services are held in the church on Sunday; these are also shown online. To attend a service, worshippers are requested to register online before visiting the church, and to bring their own Bibles, notebooks and pens. Weekday talks are held on Tuesday and Thursday.

St James Garlickhythe (
stjamesgarlickhythe.org)
Open Monday to Thursday and Sunday. There is a public Sung Eucharist Service on Sunday. Morning Prayer, Eucharist and Evening Prayer are held in the church for the public, Monday to Thursday. Live Sunday and recorded services are available through the church’s own YouTube channel.

St Katharine Cree (
stkatharinecree.com)
All services are held online, on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

St Lawrence Jewry (
stlawrencejewry.org.uk)
Open Monday to Friday for personal prayer. Public Services of Holy Communion are held on Wednesday and Friday. The Friday Service is also held online.

St Magnus the Martyr (
stmagnusmartyr.org.uk)
Open Sunday and Tuesday to Friday. Public services are held in the church on Sunday (Solemn Mass), Tuesday to Friday (Low Mass).

St Margaret Lothbury (
stml.org.uk)
Open Monday to Friday. Public Services are held on Tuesday (Holy Communion) and Wednesday (Informal Worship); both services are also held online.
From 12 October on Mondays, Prayers for the City and the Church will be held in the church and online. Please visit the website for details.
Public organ recitals are held on Thursday (see City Events for details).

St Mary Abchurch (
www.london-city-churches.org.uk)
Open Monday to Thursday for private prayer from 11:00 until 15:00. A public service of Holy Communion is held on Wednesday at 12:30. There is a public organ recital on Tuesday (see City Events for details).

St Mary Aldermary (
moot.uk.net)
Open Monday to Friday for private prayer.

St Mary at Hill (
www.stmary-at-hill.org)
Open Monday to Thursday for private prayer. There is an online service via Zoom on Thursday – 'Listen, Read and Pray', a short service based on Anglican readings and prayers of the day; for information on how to join, please visit the website and follow the links from 'Services'.
On the second Thursday of the month (except October when the event will be on the 15th) there will be a concert in the 'Square Mile Squared' series given by Seraphim (the St Mary at Hill choir) on Zoom.

St Mary le Bow (
www.stmarylebow.org.uk)
Open Monday to Friday, with public prayer services in the church, some of which are streamed live. A public service of Eucharist is held on Wednesday.

St Michael Cornhill (
www.achurchnearyou.com/church/15372)
The church does not appear to be open on a regular basis. There is usually a service in Mandarin on Sundays.  A virtual organ recital is held online on Monday (see City Events for details).

St Nicholas Cole Abbey (
www.stnickschurch.org.uk)
The church does not appear to be open apart from services. There is a public service in the church on Sunday, and a public talk on Thursday (www.stnickstalks.org). Both are streamed via Zoom, and recent talks can be seen again via the sermons archive.

St Olave Hart Street (
saintolave.com)
Open Tuesday and Thursday for individual prayer. There is a public service in the church on Sunday, both of which are streamed via Zoom. Recitals have resumed (see City Events for details).

St Sepulchre Newgate / Holy Sepulchre London (
hsl.church)
The church does not appear to be open apart from services. There are public services in the church on Sunday and Tuesday, available online for a week thereafter. Alpha Online runs on Tuesday evenings via Zoom: check the website for more details.

St Stephen Walbrook (
ststephenwalbrook.net)
Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Thursday’s public service of Eucharist in the church is now without the choir, but preceded by a short separate performance Choral Classics. Tuesday’s Stop:Start reflections are currently online. Wednesday’s Morning Prayer is offered as a conference call. Details and recordings of previous services on the website.

St Vedast alias Foster (
vedast.org.uk)
Open Monday to Friday for prayer, contemplation and to light a candle. Public Parish Mass on Sunday morning, mid-day Mass Monday to Friday, with Meditation on Monday. Recorded services available through the church’s own YouTube channel.

Temple Church (
templechurch.com)
Open Monday to Friday for private prayer for those working/living in the Temple/Chambers only.
Public services are held as follows:
Sunday – Holy Communion; Choral Mattins (Choral Holy Communion 2nd &4th Sunday of the month); Wednesday – Choral Evensong; Thursday – Holy Communion.
Full information is on the website. Organ recitals are held online: see City Events for details.

The Dutch Church (
www.dutchchurch.org.uk)
Sunday service in Dutch, with a recording of the most recent service on the home page of the website. Private tours are available Monday to Thursday by appointment only (please call 020 7588 1684).

St Mary Moorfields Roman Catholic (
parish.rcdow.org.uk/moorfields)
Open for prayer Monday to Friday. Public services of Mass on Sunday morning, and lunchtime daily, Monday to Friday. Information concerning St Joseph Bunhill Row can also be found on this website: Mass on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, private prayer on Friday.

St James Galickhythe