S. Paul's, Deptford

"A Pearl at the Heart of Deptford"

The Parish Church of S. Paul Deptford was consecrated on the 30th June 1730. The church is Grade 1 Listed, & comes "closer to Borromini and the Roman Baroque than any other English church of this date." (Pevsner).

At SPD we are warm & welcoming, diverse & inclusive, traditional & contemporary.

anglo-catholic in tradition, committed to prayer and justice.

The Divine Office and Holy Mass are celebrated daily in church, (except on Monday)

The Benefice (or, Parish) of Saint Paul, Deptford. (Following the granting of the Bishop of Southwark’s Pastoral Order on the 19th June 2021, the name of this benefice & parish has been altered from 1st July 2021 to, “THE BENEFICE (OR PARISH) OF SAINT PAUL, DEPTFORD”. This is a return to the original name of the Parish. 


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The Rector & Parish Priest

The Revd Fr Paul Butler, St Paul's Rectory, Mary Ann Gardens, Deptford, London, SE8 3DP

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What's on

Morning Prayer

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday at for 30 mins
S. Paul's, Deptford
S. Paul's Church Crossfield Street (Off, Deptford High Street) Deptford London, SE8 3DS, GB

Common Worship Daily Prayer with some traditional catholic additions.

We encourage you to say MORNING PRAYER and EVENING PRAYER at home if you are unable to come to church.

Times are subject to change due to circumstances. Please check the Weekly Weekday Mass Times etc pdf, also on the Sunday Mass Sheet & Rector's email.


"The Parish of Saint Paul, Deptford is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of Southwark’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO, or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."

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S. Paul's, Deptford Charity No. 1182791