Welcome to St. Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall

St. Lawrence Jewry next Guildhall is a Guild Church in the heart of the City of London.

Located next to the historic Guildhall, St. Lawrence Jewry is the official church of the Corporation of London and seeks to be a beacon of Christ's light and peace in the midst of the bustling City.

There has been a church on this site for almost a thousand years, with the current building designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1670.

Worship and prayer at St. Lawrence Jewry is rooted in the modern catholic tradition of the Church of England and draws together a variety of people from many walks of life, daily welcoming visitors who live or work nearby, or who are visiting the City of London.

All are welcome in this place.

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Monday | 12.30pm   Holy Communion (BCP)


Thursday | 1.00pm   Holy Communion


The Church is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 4pm

The Royal Marine's Chapel is open each weekday for private quiet prayer.


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Praying the Stations in Lent

Throughout Lent the Stations of the Cross will be displayed around the church. Pick up a copy of the ‘Praying the Stations’ booklet and follow the prayerful route around the church...

Lent & Holy Week at St. Lawrence Jewry

Services and events at St. Lawrence Jewry over the season of Lent and Holy Week...

Tenebrae Service

Wednesday of Holy Week - 27th March, 5.30pm A service progressing through Lenten readings whilst extinguishing candles....

Mid-Lent Organ Recital

Tuesday 27th February, 12.30pm. A selection of Lenten pieces played on the Klais Organ by Hugh Rowlands FRCO, Deputy Director of Music at Haileybury. Previous Organ Scholar at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and the Royal Hospital Chelsea. Free admission | retiring collection....

Purcell's 'Dido & Aeneas'

Tuesday 5th March, 7.30pm. Performed by the musicians of The King's School Canterbury....

Choral Evensong

Tuesday 5th March, 5.30pm. Sung by the Choir of The King's School, Canterbury....
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