Liturgy

St Giles’ is home to a Christian community which has worshipped in Camberwell for centuries. Our services are open to all, whatever age, background or denomination. You are very welcome.

Prayer

Prayer is a vital part of our parish life at St Giles’. As well as our intercessions for the Church, our community, nation and world, we pray for our families and friends, as well as for ourselves, bringing our concerns to God and seeking his inspiration. If you would like to ask for prayers to be … Continue reading Prayer

Baptisms & Confirmation

Baptism or Christening is one of the major sacraments of Christian life and uses water and oils to signify rebirth into the Christian faith. Baptism gives the opportunity for parents of children to thank God for his gift of life, make a decision to start their child on a journey of faith and for godparents … Continue reading Baptisms & Confirmation

Weddings

Congratulations on choosing to get married! Planning a wedding is an exciting time (even if it can be a bit tiring!) and should you choose to get married at St Giles’ we’ll do our very best to make your wedding a joyous and memorable occasion. If you’re just starting out planning for a wedding, we … Continue reading Weddings

Funerals

Funeral services are an important way of marking the close of a person’s life on earth. They offer the opportunity for friends & family to express their grief at what has happened – but also time to reflect and the chance to share special memories with one another. They also offer the chance to thank God … Continue reading Funerals

Parish Mass

The main service of the week at St Giles’ is our Parish Mass, which takes place every Sunday morning at 10am. Mass is another name for the Holy Communion service which includes a re-enactment of the last supper which Jesus and his friends ate on the night before his crucifixion. Bread and wine is consecrated … Continue reading Parish Mass

Church Year

St Giles’ follows the pattern of the church’s liturgical year according to the Revised Common Lectionary. The calendar revolves around events in the life of God’s son Jesus Christ, from the foretelling of his birth, through to his teaching, death and resurrection. Seasons are associated with the colours purple, gold (or white) and green respectively, … Continue reading Church Year