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We are open from 0730–1715 from Monday to Friday and everyone is welcome to visit for prayer, quiet reflection or simply to enjoy the peace.


1230 at St Mary Woolnoth
1310 at St Margaret Lothbury


1250–1400 at St Margaret Lothbury
Come & go as you wish.


1250–1400 at St Mary Woolnoth
.Come & go as you wish. (There will be no service on Thursday the 23rd of March. We will have a large gathering on Wednesday the 22nd of in St Margaret's Lothbury, 1250–1400)

ORGAN RECITAL (except in August)
1310-1400 at St Margaret Lothbury


St Margaret Lothbury and St Mary Woolnoth are CofE parish churches at the heart of the City of London. We aim to serve those working in the Square Mile; to be on hand to pray for them, to hold services, which are sensitive to the time constraints and pressures of the City, to provide other opportunities to meet with other Christians and to offer a place for reflection and prayer throughout the week.

At the heart of our life is a commitment to worshipping the Lord Jesus Christ and making it possible for others to experience His love. We aim to offer a variety of services that will enable anyone to feel at home.

APCM & Reports

All reports for the Lothbury and Woolnoth APCM held on 25th April 2016 have been made available.


The main services of the week are our two informal lunchtime services on Wednesday at St Margaret Lothbury and on Thursday at St Mary Woolnoth. Although they last from 1250-1400 they are planned so that you may come when you can and go when you have to. On Tuesday each week there are more traditional Holy Communion services at 1230 at St Mary Woolnoth and 1310 at St Margaret Lothbury. These usually last around 30 minutes. Read a welcome from our Rector, Jeremy Crossley.


Like many City Churches all our records are now held by the London Metropolitan Archives.

Other opportunities to meet


We believe in the power of prayer. We have a loving Heavenly Father who longs to meet with us as we talk to him about the things that worry us and the things that make us happy.

At the end of the informal services there are always people from the prayer ministry team available to pray. Members of the prayer team are also available at St Margaret's on Wednesday evenings anytime between 1715-1815.
Also on Friday mornings a Prayer Meeting is held between 0745-0845. All are welcome - come when you can, go when you need to.


Bank Churches Lent Course

Hosted at: St Margaret's Church, Lothbury, EC2R 7HH

Is money wealth? Join us throughout March as we discuss the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent book 2017

01 March
Ash Wednesday, Please see church websites for services at Bank Churches (overleaf)

07 March
Tuesday, 6pm
What we see we value

14 March
Tuesday, 6pm
What we measure controls us

21 March
Tuesday, 6pm
What we receive we treat as ours

28 March
Tuesday, 6pm
What we master brings us joy.

Discussion over drinks and nibbles, from 6pm until 6:45pm

Women’s Ministry

St Margaret’s host two women's groups. Both offer the chance to meet with other City workers who fully understand the unique complexities, challenges and pressures of working in the City of London.

Women’s Prayer Group

A women’s prayer group meet between 1305 and 1335 on the first working Monday of the month. Prayer and testimony at this group is humbling and inspirational. You are warmly invited to join us or, if you cannot, to pray remotely at the same time and have our voices meet as one at God’s ear.

Women's Bible Study

A women’s Bible study group meet between 0745 and 0900 fortnightly on Mondays. The main focus of this group is to strengthen trust in God, share love of Jesus, and attune to promptings of the Spirit. A strong safety net of support, encouragement, guidance and fellowship also plays a large part, as does laughter and pastries. You are warmly invited to join us.

If you would like to know more about either group, or if you have a prayer request, please contact admin@stml.org.uk

Men's Ministry

The Men's Group meets every Thursday at 0800 in St Margarets Lothbury. Its a great opportunity to get connected with other men who work in the City of London. For more information or if you would like to join please contact the Church via email. admin@stml.org.uk

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St Margaret Lothbury

St Margaret’s Church
London EC2R 7HH
020 7726 4878
Bank Station (Exit 2)


St Mary Woolnoth

St Mary Woolnoth
Lombard Steet
London EC3V 9EA
020 7726 4878
Bank Station (Exit 6)



The finances of the Lothbury parish

It costs about £220,000 a year to run our church. That is about £4,200 a week to ensure that the Clergy and church staff are paid, the building which is Grade 1 listed is properly maintained and heated, the parish affairs are efficiently run and our worship services continue to the highest standards.

Our church relies for its upkeep on the giving of the congregation in financial support and. We do not receive any support from the State or the Church of England.