St Lawrence Jewry Guild Church Council

St Lawrence Jewry Guild Church Council

Charity information

St Lawrence Jewry Guild Church Council

The primary purpose of St Lawrence Jewry is to serve and minister to the non-resident daytime population of the City of London by having regular weekly services, weekly recitals, special services, and by providing a welcoming space for people to have a quiet time or to pray. The vicar also offers pastoral support to those who are in need. Bibles & other publications are also provided for public use.

Founded 1957

  • Mission statement

    St Lawrence Jewry is the church on Guildhall Yard, dedicated to bringing the light of Christ to the City of London.

    Key ministry opportunities

    Within this framework there are a series of key ministry opportunities for St Lawrence Jewry each of which will continue to be developed and promoted.

    • Chaplaincy to the Corporation staff at Guildhall
    • Chaplaincy to the Corporation staff at Old Bailey
    • Chaplaincy to the Corporation staff at Mansion House and to the Lord Mayor’s work
    • A specific prayer ministry for the City and the City of London Corporation
    • Livery companies (some who have the Guild Vicar as Chaplain and others who have long standing connections with St Lawrence. Also all Livery Companies send their Master to St Lawrence on key civic occasions)
    • Weekly Services
    • Special Services for a range of organisations and companies
    • Music, especially through piano and organ recitals
    • Developing our outreach and interpretation – as part of our building conservation plans – in order to attract more visitors form a wider back ground into the church, including schools and other community groups
    • Ministry to tourists and other visitors, many of whom are troubled
    • Involvement in the wider church

  • Aims

    St Lawrence Jewry Guild Church Council aims to:

    • Restoration of the four church clock faces
  • Overview

    Established: July 1957

    Registered Charity Number: 1157187

    Board members: 15

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 8

    Phone number: 02076009478

    Address: St Lawrence Jewry Church, Guildhall Yard EC2V 5AA

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