Welcome to St Anne's Church


We are one of the parishes in the United Benefice of St James and St Anne's Bermondsey

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Hello from Rev Katie Kelly the new vicar of St Anne's. I'd like to welcome to the St Anne' website. Do take a look around to see what's going on. We are a really friendly church and would love to see you soon"

We pay tribute to Russell Dryden, much loved community leader who sadly died this week. May he rest in peace and rise in glory and may all who mourn him be comforted. (Picture credit to Souhtwark News) 

FUNERAL DETAILS: The funeral will take place at St James church on Monday 1 July at 1pm. Albin's are the funeral director. 


Come and See!

Everyone is welcome to come along to our Sunday morning service at 9.30am. We love to see new people. Tea and Coffee is served afterwards.

Sunday Catch-up

Missed church on Sunday? Can't get out to church at the moment?  We are currently not able to record a new video each week but you can watch back copies by clicking below


Ready Steady Grow

Enjoy craft, stories, songs and toys at our term-time group for children aged 0-4 years old and their parents or carers. We meet in the hall next to the church on Wednesdays from 9.00-11.00am . No fees. Just turn up.

This group is currently taking a break watch this space for updates coming soon.



New baby in the family? Thinking of a Christening or Thanksgiving service?



Thinking of getting married and wondering whether to have a proper church wedding?


Family bereavement? Help for hard times including advice on how to plan the funeral.


Bermondsey and Proud + Thankful

Watch our latest community video celebrating our special part of London. Featuring interviews with local people serving the community, prayers, music and a message about how much God loves Bermondsey.


Wednesday Night Church

Want more? Can't make Sunday mornings? On Wednesday evenings from 7-9pm we meet at St James Church to have a meal together, to learn from the Bible, to sing and to pray. All sorts of people come and you can just turn up. It's a great way to make friends or go deeper in your understanding of God.


What's On During The Week?

Ready Steady Grow

Enjoy craft, stories and toys at our term-time group for children aged 0-4 and their parents or carers. It meets in the hall next to the church on Wednesdays from 9.00-11.00am. Just turn up.

This group is currently taking a break watch this space for updates coming soon.

Simply Christianity

We run a regular course for anyone who wants to get to grips with the basics of what Christianity is really all about. Contact us if you'd like to join the next one.

Women's Bible Study

This group meets at 10am on Tuesdays. If you want to make friends and get to know God better, this might be the group for you. Contact us if you'd like to come along.

Bermondsey Brew

Our Community Cafe for all ages at St James Church is open from 2-4.30pm on Mondays. Make friends and enjoy tea and coffee, home-made cakes, crafts, and games.

Monday fellowship   

First Monday of the month meeting at St James church Thurland Rd. 2.00 - 2.45pm followed by refreshments in the cafe. Everyone welcome to come and sing some great hymns and hear from the bible. 




Stay Up-to-date

We keep people up-to-date through our mailing list and WhatsApp group. Click the button below and ask to join using our contact form. You can also find St Anne's and St James on Facebook



St Anne's Church is a place where children andvulnerable people are valued and cared for. We follow Church of England safeguarding guidelines.

Click here to view our policy or contact our safeguarding officers.


Contact Us

Our church office at St James Church, Thurland Road is open most Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 10am to 1pm for enquiries about weddings, christenings, bookings and church activities. Its best to call ahead to make sure our adininstrator will be   there instead of just popping in      Phone 020 3643 2327                  or contact us by email on, stjamesandstannes@gmail.com

Find Us  

The church is in the middle of Thorburn Square. You can enter the square from Simms Rd, Fort Rd, Welsford St or Longley St and you can park in any of those streets. Some parking is permits only so check the signs to make sure you don't get a ticket. Bus 1 runs along Southwark Park Rd, bus 78 along Dunton Rd and bus 381 along St James's Rd. The church is a short walk away.


St Anne's Church, Thorburn Sq, London, SE1 5QH 

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