St Augustine’s Church, Grove Park 336 Baring Road, SE12 0DX  Vicar: Rev. Gavin Berriman


 The church will be open twice each week to offer prayer for the people of Ukraine and Russia. See above for details of days and times.

It will be open for 30 minutes – you are welcome to come and go as you wish during this time.

Some memories of the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who served at

St Augustine’s during the 1970’s. Click here

Archbishop Desmond Tutu presiding at the Eucharist for the

Dedication of the New Wall and Windows in the East End with Father Gavin and Father Jez Todd

May 2007

Father Desmond served as honorary curate of St Augustine’s between 1972 and 1975. He maintained contact with us for the remainder of his life.

Father Gavin

Serving the Community

Child and Adult Safeguarding

St Augustine’s Church takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Further information about how we promote a safer church can be found at our Safeguarding page here

Rose - from floral display by Sandie Stocks and her team.

Photo by Rob Clayton

For more pictures of our church flowers please click here.


St Ed’s Church Hall, St Keverne Road, SE9 4AQ

Food is still needed urgently at this difficult time

Please help if you can

Please continue to bring suitable food items and leave them at the back of the church at any time. These offerings are collected from St Augustine’s each Sunday and are delivered directly to the food bank.

There is a particular demand at present for tins of baked beans. Any you can spare will be greatly appreciated.

To volunteer to assist with deliveries, please contact David Cartwright by phone – 07785 111763 or email:

Week commencing Sunday 29 May

the feast of St Augustine of canterbury

Our patron saint

A warm welcome to all from Father Gavin and everyone at St Augustine’s

This week in Church

Sunday - Family Eucharist at 10 am

Tuesday - Ukraine Prayers at 12 noon

Wednesday - Eucharist at 10 am

Saturday - Ukraine Prayers at 12 noon

Sunday 5 June is the Feast of Pentecost. We will celebrate the Eucharist at 10 am

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Read Father Gavin’s monthly Pastoral Letter here

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