Welcome to St. Bartholomew's Church

Welcome to the new website for St. Bartholomew's. We are still in the process of building this so bear with us and watch out for new content. Here you will find information about our worship and our activities, as well as our place within the wider community.

St. Bartholomew's is a Grade 2* listed parish church in the Church of England, based in Sydenham, London. There are about 200 people in the congregation, from diverse backgrounds, and our worship combines all the main traditions of the Anglican Church.

We welcome all Christians and those enquiring into Christianity, and communicant members of other churches are invited to take Communion with us.

We have services every day (except Mondays) and two Eucharists on Sunday at 8am and 10am.

We seek to:

  • be an inclusive, family-friendly place for the community
  • be somewhere people can be in touch with the spiritual
  • offer worship to God
  • find new purpose in life

We offer:

  • a place of prayer where all can feel at home
  • a place of shelter where the lost can know themselves found
  • a place of pilgrimage where we learn and grow on our journey together
  • a place of support for and challenge to the community


Call the Vicar, Rev Michael Kingston on 020 8778 5290

or Contact Us through this page.


Call the Vicar

020 8778 5290

or  Contact Us 

through this page


Click here for Teen Sense, a new collection of prayers for teenagers by the vicar, Rev Michael Kingston, available on Kindle.


Restoration Appeal

Target: £800,000

Raised so far: £233,000

Thank you!

** The clock faces have now been removed for safe storage **

Restoration Appeal


What's On?

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2 March Tea Afternoon

3 March Women's World Day of Prayer

4 March Jumble Sale

4 March Quiet Day at St. Philip's

7 March Prayer Forum

11 March Aperitif Cantabile Concert

12 March Lent Lunch

19 March Breakfast

26 March Mothering Sunday

9 April Lent Lunch


WW1 at St. Bart's


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