St Margaret Lothbury

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Dear All,

Happy Wednesday! I hope you are well & I’m looking forward to seeing some of you later; after two encouraging services yesterday I’m full of anticipation about today’s service with Will leading worship & James preaching.

However, this is the one email I write each year about Governance & it is always in the run up to the Church’s Annual Parochial Meeting, which is the equivalent to the AGM in any other organisation.

The meeting will be held on 8th May at 5.30pm & will approve the accounts, receive various annual reports which will be on the website in the next week & elect the Parochial Church Council whose members are both the statutory Trustees of St Margaret’s as well as the spiritual eldership of the church. A nomination form will be on the notice board today for any who wish to stand.

For all this to work it is vital that our Church Membership list is up to date; because we are in the Church of England it’s also called an Electoral Roll as it is a list of those eligible to elect the PCC; any who haven’t yet signed up may do so either in person after a service or online through the website.

Whether you join us in person or online you can sign up provided that you join us once a month or more. The number of people on the roll is also an indication to the Church of England as to whether we are a live/viable church.

After this, there will not be a governance email for another 12 months, you will be relieved to know!!

Jeremy.

Welcome to St Margaret Lothbury

St Margaret’s is open throughout the day, Monday to Friday.

We hold services throughout the week, to which you are warmly invited.

Holy Communion service– Tuesday at 1.10pm.

Informal Worship- Wednesday at 1pm.

All our services are also available online on our Youtube channel.


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.

Our regular income is obviously taking something of a hit at this time, so please consider supporting us by making an online donation, either as a one-off gift or as a regular monthly one.

Click the link below to give online. Thank you so much for helping to keep St Margaret’s alive with your generosity.

Latest Services

All services are available on our Youtube channel.

St Margaret Lothbury is a Church of England parish church at the heart of the City of London.

St Margaret’s is open throughout the day Monday to Friday. Everyone is welcome to visit for prayer, quiet reflection or simply to enjoy the peace.

Prayer for the City and each other

On Monday mornings there is an opportunity to pray for the City, on zoom, between 7.45 and 8.30am.

Email jeremy@stml.org.uk for an invite. All are welcome – come when you can, go when you need to.

Holy communion

Tuesdays, 13.10pm at St Margaret Lothbury in person and online later in the day (website and YouTube)

Informal worship, teaching and prayer ministry

Wednesdays, 13.00 in person and live streamed (website and YouTube). Come and go as you wish.

Men’s Ministry

The Men’s Group meets every Thursday, online, at 8am. It’s 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.

Organ recital

Thursdays, 1.10-2pm (every month except August) at St Margaret Lothbury.

More about our services and events

APCM & Reports

The reports from the 2024 APCM to be held on 8th May are available. Please find them here.

Safeguarding

Find information about our commitment to safeguarding here.

Archives

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

More about us

St Margaret Lothbury

London
EC2R 7HH

Nearest tube: Bank Station (Exit 2)
Phone: 020 7726 4878
Email: admin@stml.org.uk
Twitter: @StMagsLothbury
Instagram: @StMagsLothbury

Giving

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.