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Join us for for thoughtful and reverent worship, progressive preaching, and inclusive theology; both online and in our beautiful building at 11am each Sunday.

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Bloomsbury aspires to be an anti-racist institution.

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We welcome all expressions of gender and sexuality.

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Bloomsbury is registered for the solemnisation of marriage for both mixed-sex and same-sex couples.

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We welcome people from many countries and faith traditions. مرحبا بكم في بلومزبري; 欢迎来到布鲁姆斯伯里; добро пожаловать в Блумсбери; bienvenue à Bloomsbury; croeso i Bloomsbury

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Aspiring to be an inclusive and accessible church in the centre of London, that holds and represents a wide variety of people, opinions, and backgrounds.

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Sunday Services are at 11am

Hybrid format: in-building and online

Join us for worship each Sunday at 11am
in our beautiful building on Shaftesbury Avenue,

and online at
Telephone: 0203 481 5237; Webinar ID: 215 699 933
Catch up on previous services via our YouTube Playlist

Our vision statement: Provoking faith in the heart of London

We are progressive in our theology, reverent in our style of worship, and active when it comes to social justice.
Those who find their home at Bloomsbury believe there is no one 'right' way,
but rather we search together for a deeper understanding of Jesus and what it means for us to follow him.

We aspire to be inclusive and accessible.

We are a member of the Inclusive Church Network.
We believe that Black Lives Matter and are committed to becoming an anti-racist community.
Recognising that gender is not binary, we welcome people of all genders.
We are registered for the solemnisation of marriage for both mixed-sex and same-sex couples.

We are a centre for preaching

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church is known internationally as an historic preaching centre,
and our most recent sermons can be found under the 'Latest' section of our website.

Our Sermon Archive


Dawn Cole-Savidge

Communities Minister


James Fisher

Church Manager


Nigel Redford


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Citizens Delegates Assembly

Building justice across our city

Through partnership with London Citizens we work with others to confront injustice, and bring change on key issues facing our city and society.


Can we host your event?

Our stunning Sanctuary provides an ideal venue in the heart of London's West End.

Prayer requests

If you send us a prayer request we will add your name to our shared prayer but won't share any details.

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Bloomsbury Blog

29 Oct 21

60 Years On: The legacy of Martin Luther King's first London sermon

Martin Luther King preached in London for the first time on the 29th October 1961, at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Join us to commemorate the 60th anniversary of this important occasion, where he gave one of his most memorable and prophetic speeches. Read more


Sunday Sermons

21 Oct 21

Judging by Appearances

Simon Woodman preaching on the anointing of King David, and the nature of leadership. Read more


Sunday Sermons

17 Oct 21

Speak, Lord, Your Servant is Listening

Simon Woodman preaching on the call of Samuel, and how we listen to the voice of God in our lives. Read more


Sunday Sermons

10 Oct 21

Enough is Enough

Simon Woodman preaching on the manna in the wilderness, as a parable of economics for our world of politics and climate crisis. Read more

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Sunday Sermons

03 Oct 21

The God Who Is

Simon Woodman preaching on the story of the call of Moses in the wilderness. Read more


Bloomsbury Blog

01 Oct 21

Book Launch: Re-Membering the Body - Essays in Honour of Ruth Gouldbourne

Public launch event of 'Re-Membering the Body: The Witness of History, Theology, and The Arts in Honour of Ruth M.B. Gouldborne' Read more

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