St Paul's, Bedford

Welcome to the page of St Paul's, Bedford, the town-centre church and civic church for the borough and county. St Paul's has a long and rich history, and stands on the site where there has been a place of worship for over 1000 years. It is an admired and much visited attraction in the town centre and welcomes many visitors and worshippers each year. 

St Paul's has a long liturgical, music and choral tradition and offers accessible Anglo-catholic worship within the Church of England. We are an all age and inclusive congregation. We play host to a wide range of concerts and other events throughout the year and are open every day between 11.00am and 3.00pm for visits,  private prayer and quiet time. Keep an eye on our church website ( and Facebook page ( for regular news and updates.

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St Paul's Church
St Paul's Square
MK40 1SQ

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Sunday Parish Eucharist

Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St Paul's, Bedford
St Paul's Square Bedford, MK40 1SQ, GB

Parish Eucharist takes place every Sunday at 10:15am. This is a one hour service with the Eucharist at it's heart and all are invited to receive Holy Communion. With an address based on readings for the day and music from the St Paul's choir.


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The parish of Bedford: St Paul is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of St.Albans’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

St Paul's, Bedford Charity No. 1134614