St Paul's and Coronavirus News and Notices

This page is the source of up-to-date information on St Paul's activities and measures to deal with Coronavirus precautions.

Following the directive from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, the church buildings are closed and all activities within them are cancelled until further notice. This includes Worship Services which have now been moved online.

Worship Services Online

All Services are online using the church YouTube channel.

Details of the current sermon series can be found here

There is a Zoom 'After Service' Coffee time chat at 11.30am on Sundays. Joining details are on Simon Dalwood's weekly update email or can be obtained by email from

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Thought for the Day

You can also find 'Thoughts for the Day' contributed by church members on our Church Youtube channel.

St Paul's Connect 'Buddy' Programme

St Paul’s has set up a ‘buddy’ system called ST PAUL’S CONNECT to help our community stay connected during this time of lockdown. To be clear, this is not just for those who go to church, but for the wider New Beckenham community, for those of all faiths and none.  If you or someone you know would appreciate a daily call, please do get in touch.

Find out more by clicking here

You can join the Buddy system by either telephoning our St Paul’s Connect line on 07401 261399 or preferably using our dedicated email address

Pastoral Support

Continues as normal, in the first instance please contact the vicar Rev Simon Couper on 020 8650 3400, or email at

Families Together

Our monthly after-school club continues online on our YouTube Channel on the second Thursday of each month. Materail can be found on our Families Together page here .

Food Bank Support

We have a separate page for information on the urgent support Food Banks need. Click here

Church Office (Wo)Manned Remotely

The church office is (wo)manned remotely for the immediate future.  Please use our normal email address to make contact with Stephanie:

Diocesan Prayer Pack

With plenty of time for prayer you may find the Diocesan prayer pack a useful resource.Downloadable from