Future Events



27 November from 11am to 2.30pm
Farewell bells peel for Katharine 

Our ringers will perform ‘ring 5021’ in tribute to Revd Katharine Rumens’ 21 years as our Rector

St Giles' Book Fair  Thursday 11 November to Sunday 28 November - Daily from 11am-4pm. 


If you would like to volunteer to help please email admin@stgileschurch.com

St Giles’ Advent Fair

Sunday 28th November 11.30am-3.30pm

Bringing our local community together to celebrate the beginning of Advent 


For further details and timetable of events, 

Advent Fair - Timetable of events
advent website 2021 AMT (1).docx
Microsoft Word document [13.9 KB]

Donations of bric-a-brac, toys and good-quality clothes welcome

Please leave these on the pew by the font but first call Jake (020 7638 1997) to check the church is not closed for a recording or concert


Please talk to Gail if you can help with the Advent Fair (particularly clearing up on the Monday)  or email  



 Christingle Service from 4 to 4.30pm

Used UK and Overseas stamps for the RNIB


We have put the box back in church for you to leave your used stamps for the RNIB. You will find it on top of the cup-board at the back of the pews. 


It would help if you trim the envelopes to you leave approx.1cm  around each stamp. 


The RNIB is the leading sight loss charity offering information, support to anyone with a sight problem. They also campaign to elimate avoidable sight loss and eye health issues. 


They raise money from British and foreign stamps and also colect first day covers, presentaion packs and albums. RNIB is a registered charity no 226227 (England and Wales)


Thank you 

St Giles' Food Bank Appeals


Our Food Bank collections have been suspended until further notice because of coronavirus restictions. During this time the Hackney Food Bank has seen a huge increase in requests for help and you can still donate items at Waitrose, Cherry Tree Walk or make a donaton on line at Hackney Food Bank 

Safe recording of personal emails with St Giles’ Cripplegate


As we are no longer able, for data protection reasons, to collect email addresses or use them without your permission, you can record your email address on https://mailchi.mp/a156be5517cc/stgc  if you wish to hear from us or be on our mailing list.



Monday 13 December at 6.30pm
Carols by Candlelight (Parish Carol Service)

Tuesday 21 December at 6 to 6.30pm
Blue Christmas service

A reflective service with music, readings and prayers for those experiencing grief and loss


Friday 24 December at 4pm
Crib Service

Friday 24 December at 9pm
Sung Eucharist ('Midnight' Mass)

Saturday 25 December at 10am
Family Parish Eucharist

Where to visit us:-

St Giles' Cripplegate Church
Fore Street
London EC2Y 8DA


Registered Charity               Number 1138077

Services at St Giles'

Sunday 28  November

Advent 1 

10.00 Parish Eucharist 

For Music and Readings 

 Click here

Weekday Services

There will be no Morning Prayer on weekdays during the Interregnum.



1 December

Home Prayer Group - Lectio Divina 19.30 via Zoom. To join contact Suzanne Royce   susanjroyce@gmail.com


The church is open for private prayer

The church is open from 11.00-16.00 Monday-Friday for private prayer. Please observe social distancing and any other instructions required when visiting the church.


Private Prayer and Reflection on first Thursday of the month 

You are invited to join others in church on Thursday 4 November

If are not able to join us, we hope you will continue to pray with us wherever you are.

Dates for 2021 

2 December. 


Cleaning Angels

The monthly sessions on the first Thursday of the month from 13.30-15.00 including tea and cake.

Cleaning Angels  
Dates in 2021   

Friday 3 December. Please note change of date and day (for December only) . 


2022 Dates of PCC meetings in church at 19.30

Monday 31 January, 

Tuesday 29 March,

Monday 25 July,

Tuesday 20 September

Monday 21 November. 

2022 Annual Parish Church Meeting

Sunday 8 May at 11.30am after the Parish Eucharist.


Parish Office Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 11.00-16.00

Tel: 020 7638 1997


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