Serving the churches of Shirley, Croydon

Individual churches in Shirley may be members of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI), and the national ecumenical organisation Churches together in England (CTE), through their denomination or organisation.

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Welcome to Churches Together in Shirley near Croydon.

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Prayer for Shirley Churches


Lord, as all in Shirley grapple with uncertainty about how to be Church in a changing and sometimes threatening world, bless us all - individually and collectively - that we may know where to go and how to get there...and may travel together in hope."

Association of InterChurch Families (AIF) 

The contacts for AIF are Andy and Liz Bebington on   

Lent Groups

This Lent the Shirley Churches are meeting on Zoom for Lent 

Advent Groups

An Ecumenical (Churches Together) York course was last studied:  LIVING IN THE LIGHT (of The Coming of Christ)

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Please see What's On tab for dates of events or click the blue "Churches and community events" box to the right of this text. Many churches are live streaming their services during this difficult time.


The Shrublands Community Trust Foodbank in the Advice Centre at 7 Broom Road, Shirley is open on Fridays from 1.00-3.00PM.

Donations of "in date" cans of food are welcome. The Foodbank looks after about 10 people a week who cant afford to feed themselves. A link to the PDF for list of food needed each week is Here .


Churches Together in West Wickham operates a work club. Drop in sessions are held every Monday afternoon (except Bank Holidays) from 4pm at West Wickham Library, Glebe Way, West Wickham. Free advise is available to help with writing CV's, interview techniques and job search.  For more details please drop in or email


Shirley Neighbourhood Care and Lunch Clubs

Assistance is provided with transport to and from GPS's and other medical appointments. There is a regular shopping bus and prescription collection. 

A Lunch club is being run at the Methodist Luncheon Club and takes place every Thursday from 11:30 and there is a waiting list so please phone below.

Further details can be obtained from the Neighbourhood Care Office on 8662 9599 co-ordinated by Linda Hawkins and email  .


Unity Service

The most recent Unity service is at All Saints Church. 

The theme is Only Justice.
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