St Paul's Church
Brackley Road, Beckenham, BR3 1RB

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.  We warmly invite you to join us.

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 15 November 2015


Notes & News 8 November 2015


Nick Mottershead Ordained Deacon

Revd Nick Mottershead, Ordained Deacon

Our congratulations to Revd Nick Mottershead, who was ordained Deacon on 4th July, and is serving as an assistant curate in St Olave's, Hart Street, and St Katharine Cree, Leadenhall Street London.  We also look forward to seeing Nick occasionally at St Paul's.


Forward - October/November 2015

Parish Newsletter No 559 - October/November 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 is seen here with her husband, John, and our Vicar, Revd Vince Short.




Verse of the Day


What’s on this week at St Paul’s:

Tues 24th Nov
2.00pm  Townswomen's Guild

Wed 25th Nov
2.45pm  Wednesday Fellowship -
Bring & Buy

Thurs 26th Nov
10.00am  Babies and Toddlers
7.30pm   Concert Choir rehearsal

Friday 27th Nov
7.30pm  Choir Rehearsal - for Carol Service
8.15pm  A Time for Prayer (please
contact office for details of venue)

Sat 28th Nov
7.00pm  A Taste of Christmas

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 29th November
8.00am  Holy Communion -
The First Sunday in Advent
10.30am  All Age Toy Service
(see below)
12.30pm Interment of Ashes
0pm  Holy Communion.
Readings: Jeremiah 33: 14-16
and Luke 21: 25-36

Forthcoming Services / Events at
St Paul's:

Toy Service in support of Welcare in Bromley, Sunday 29th November, 10.30am. We have the opportunity to bring in new toys (unwrapped) for families supported by Welcare in Bromley. Eg craft/stationery/lego sets, board games, footballs, skipping ropes, or vouchers for Game, Claire’s, HMV or the Cinema.

Families Together
This is our popular after-school event for children and families.
Next session:
4 - 6pm on Thursday 10th December. A warm welcome to all for Bible-based activities, stories, crafts, singing, games, prayers, colourful animation of our featured Bible story on the big screen, and with the highlight of a sit-down tea for all!  (£2.50 per child per session.) Welcome café open 3.45pm. Come and join the fun!

Christmas Gala Concert
Saturday 12th December, 7.30pm
St Paul's church will be hosting a joint
Gala Concert by Crystal Palace Brass
Band and St Paul's Concert Choir.
The concert will begin at 7.30pm and
will have a Christmas flavour.
Crystal Palace Brass Band is a full
brass band with over thirty players
and the choir has around thirty-five
singers. The concert will be free,
with a retiring collection
and refreshments.


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 13th December, 4pm
(NB - The second Sunday this month)