St Paul's stands at the very heart of the County Town of Bedford and serves both as a Parish Church and as the Civic and County Church of Bedfordshire. With its busy programme of daily services, the church seeks to be open for pilgrims and visitors alike, and to offer a haven of tranquillity at the centre of this busy borough.



 In addition to services, visitors are welcome each day between

10 am and 4 pm, unless specifically indicated in the Diary. 

On Saturdays, tea, coffee and light refreshments are available in the Anderson Room at the West End of the Church from 10 am   -  4.30 pm.





 For details of our services on Sundays and throughout the week, please click here


This Week's Notices

Michaelmas Market Thank you to all who helped in so many ways with the market yesterday.  The results should be available at the back of the church.

Collection Summary for week ending Sunday 14 September.
Stewardship envelope offering  £284.00
Other collections & donations £539.91
Catering Income £ 167.64
Total £991.55
Weekday Communicants: 51
Sunday 10 August Communicants:  102

Tuesday concerts raised £85.00

Tuesday Lunches and Concerts  The concert at 1.10 pm is given by Raya Kostova-Humphreys - piano and the De Parys Trio.  Light lunches are available from 12 noon.


PB Antique and Collectables Fairs on Saturday 27 September and 1 November.

Tickets for "What happened tot the R101?" lecture and light supper on Saturday 11 October are now available from the office. Price £10.  The lecture is being given by Dr Giles Camplin and Paul Ross of the Airship Heritage Trust.

St Paul's 100 Club will be re-launched in the near future.  Please contact Richard West through the office for details.

Flower Festival at St Alban's Abbey.  The Friends of St Andrew's are organising a coach to the Festival on Thursday 25 September.  There are a few places still available on the coach which leaves St Andrew's, Kimbolton Road about 9.30 am, arriving back in Bedford about 5.30 pm.  The cost (£25) includes entrance to the Abbey.  Contact 0781 251 2939 for details.

Retreat at Pleshey There is a retreat organised at Pleshey on the weekend 10-12 October.  Please contact Carol Wood at St Andrew's Church for details and to reserve a place.

Boiler Room  Please note that the boiler room is not to be used for any reason from the evening of Monday 29 September until notice to the contrary.  This is while the old boiler is removed and a new one installed.

Fellowship Lunch on 1 October.  Please sign the list in the South Aisle if you wish to attend.