Welcome to our website!  We are a Church with people of all ages and backgrounds. We aim to encourage one another to grow in our Christian faith. We try to share the Good News of Jesus and provide a place where people can find peace and healing.

St Paul's Church is set in the tree-lined suburbs of the London Borough of Bromley. It is surrounded by a variety of properties with many residents being daily commuters to London.

The Church is part of the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Rochester and is a member of Churches Together in Beckenham, an ecumenical group linking churches in the local area.

St Paul's News

Notes & News 9 & 16 August 2015


Notes & News 2 August 2015


Our Children and Family Worker

We are very pleased that Kim Curle, our Children and Family Worker, is helping us to strengthen and further develop our work with children and families.  She joined us in February (2014), and is seen here with her husband, John, and our Vicar, Revd Vince Short, following a special service of welcome, which included her licensing by the Bishop of Tonbridge.




Verse of the Day


What’s on this week at St Paul’s:

Friday 21st August
8.00pm   A Time for Prayer
(contact Church Office for details of venue)

Morning Prayer
St Paul's Church is open
Mon - Thurs 9.30 - 10.00am.
There is a time of prayer, Bible
reading and reflection in the
Chapel. All are very welcome.

Next Sunday 23rd August
8.00am  Holy Communion -
12th Sunday after Trinity
10.30am  Morning Worship,
with Steve Palmer from Spinnaker.
Readings: Psalm 34: 8-14
and Isaiah 40: 3-5
6.30pm  Holy Communion.
Theme: Judges Series (8)
- Gideon (Part 3)
Readings: Judges 8: 1-35
and John 6: 56-69

Sunday 30th August
8.00am  Holy Communion -
13th Sunday after Trinity
10.30am  All Age Service,
with Baptism.
Reading: Luke 5: 1-11
6.30pm  Holy Communion.
Theme: Judges Series (9)
- Abimelech
Readings: Judges 9: 1-57
and Matthew 11: 25-30

Forthcoming Services / Events at
St Paul's:

Bereavement Group
Saturday 29th August,
10am - 12 noon in the Church hall

St Paul's Bank Holiday Walk
Monday 31st August, meet at St Paul's in Lawn Road at 9.45am.
About 6 miles, in the Ide Hill area

Families Together
Thursday 10th September, 4-6pm
For children and their parents or
carers. Bible-based activities,
including stories, crafts, singing,
games, prayers, film on the
big screen. Plus a sit-down for all!
£2.50 per child

Gardening Team
Saturday 12th September,
10am - 12 noon

RNLI Garden Party
Saturday 19th September

Everybody Welcome -
Course, run by the Diocese, for the
Whole Church. Monday evenings – 21st, 28th September, 5th October and
2nd November.  (There will be no Home Groups in September or October.)  
More details to follow...



Each month St Paul’s supports local foodbanks, including Living Well
(Holy Trinity, Lennard Rd) and
Christians Against Poverty (Penge). All donations of non-perishable items such as tins and long-life milk are very gratefully received. If this is something you would like to support, contributions can be brought to church on Thursday mornings
10am – 10.30am or Sunday mornings before or after the 10.30am service.

Please contact the Church Office if
you would like more information
Tel: 020 8650 0501, Email:



Live music and praise every 3rd Sunday of the month at 4pm! Find out more about God at our informal service with modern-style worship for people of all ages and from all walks of life. Music led by worship band. With cafe.

Next service: Sunday 20th September, 4pm.
See www.the4oclock.co.uk