St Philip the Apostle Sydenham SE26
St Philip the Apostle Sydenham SE26

Who We Are

St Philip’s is a congregation of Christians, under the episcopal care of the Bishop of Woolwich, who rely on the effective power of prayer and the healing power of the Holy Spirit and who live out this faith in weekly and daily worship and common life.


Our faith flows from the Holy Scriptures and Tradition passed down from the teachings of the early church Fathers, creeds and councils. In particular: we believe that God has entered and shared our human life to the utmost in the person of Jesus Christ, his life, death and resurrection and therefore shows himself to us now through the events of human lives, and in witness and discipleship in the world.


When we come together to celebrate the sacraments, we encounter God through his son: a spiritual,
life giving reality, present in a material form.


The people of St Philip’s manifest our faith through worship that uses colour, light, music our minds and senses and ancient symbols.


We seek to give God glory by being open as a Christian community, to Him, to each other, to tradition, to community and to new currents and ideas of the spirit.


Thursday 30 June at 20.00 - Ascension Day - Joint service at St Bartholomews, Westward Hill. Celebrant Bishop Christopher. 


Next mass and social


Friday 31 May at 11.00 (NOTE ALTERATION).


Wednesday 19 June at 14.00.



Wednesday 05 June the church will be open between 13.30 and 14.30 to prayer and adoration.


Next Bible Study -Thursday  06 June at 19.30 at the Vicarage.  In preparation please read Galatians 



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