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    Please come and join us on Monday 15th July at 4:30pm as we celebrate the 62nd Rededication Service of the church after it was rebuilt following the damages caused during the Blitz.  Our Area Dean, Revd Katherine Hedderly, and The Lord Mayor will be in attendance.  It will be followed by the launch of the "Who are 1 in 4" photography exhibition by Peter Mirow, focusing on mental health issues.  The exhibition will be until Friday 26th July 2019. 




    St Lawrence Jewry is the official church of the Lord Mayor of London and the City of London Corporation and stands in the Yard of the Guildhall.

    It was re-built by Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of 1666, but there has been a church on the site for around 900 years.

    After extensive damage in the Second World War, it was again re-built.

    We are here to show the love of Christ to those who live and work in the City of London, and we seek to be welcoming to the many people who pass through our doors.

    The church is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

    Come and visit us soon. You will find a fascinating building to look round, and somewhere to stop, be still, think and  pray; a place of tranquillity in an area of world commerce and business. We have a number of resources to aid you in this.  For more information read about the  Royal Marines Chapel. 


    Our main services of the week are Holy Communion on Wednesday mornings from 8:30 - 9:15am and Friday lunchtimes from 1:15 - 2pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend these services, which take place in the Commonwealth Chapel.

    Our church Annual Rededication Service is on Monday 15th July at 4:30pm.  This will be followed by the launch of the "One in Four" Photographic Exhibition and a reception.  The Lord Mayor will be in attendance and do the launch.  All are welcome to join us in these services/events.

    listen to ‘City People: Canon David Parrott’ on Audioboo


    The Vicar, Canon David Parrott, can be contacted at the Church (address below), by telephone 02076009478 or by email

    St Lawrence Jewry
    Guildhall Yard
    EC2V 5AA

    Charity No. 1157187

    You can find us on this map.

    We are part of the Diocese of London in the Church of England.




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