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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.

Bloomsbury Timeline of LGBTQ+ Inclusion.

Get Married at Bloomsbury

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

A global welcome

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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If you wish to make a gift to Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, you can do so online; every penny we receive goes to helping us fulfil our mission.

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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 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/215699933
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

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Dawn Cole-Savidge

Communities Minister

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Nigel Redford

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Tim Clifford

Treasurer

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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.

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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.

All the latest from Bloomsbury

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Bloomsbury Blog

17 Jan 22

Listening to Dr King: A Bloomsbury Journey

An iconic figure of the 20th-century civil rights movement, Dr Martin Luther King Jr (1929-1968) was also a Baptist preacher whose uplifting words have dazzled and inspired countless people around the world. Between February and June 2021, members of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church listened to the powerful voice of Dr King through a series of recordings and reflected on his theology, example, legacy and relevance for our times. This page introduces those recordings, providing basic background information and some memorable quotes from each of them. Read more

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Sunday Sermons

15 Jan 22

Flipping Tables

Simon Woodman preaching on the cleansing of the Temple in the gospel of John. Read more

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Bloomsbury Blog

13 Jan 22

Who Would Jesus Shoot?

A debate on the topic of Christian approaches to nonviolence. Read more

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Bloomsbury Blog

11 Jan 22

Review of The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is our Song, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Geoff reviews 'The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is our Song', by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Read more

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Sunday Sermons

09 Jan 22

Saving the best ‘til last

Simon Woodman preaching on the Wedding at Cana, and the transformation of water into wine Read more

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Sunday Sermons

02 Jan 22

There's Always Another Way

Simon Woodman preaching on the wisdom of the wise men, for Epiphany 2022 Read more

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