“Making Jesus known – by loving God, becoming like Jesus, and being led by the Spirit”

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions there are currently no in-person services but worship and prayer continues online – please click the link above to find out more.

Church hasn’t stopped – we continue to worship, pray and care – but in different ways – whilst waiting for the time we can be back together again

Want to find out more about Christian faith? We will be running an ALPHA ONLINE course on Tuesday evenings weekly from 23rd February – 8.00pm via Zoom. Please contact the office to book your place.

We are a lively and growing Evangelical Anglican Church of all ages in Sherborne, Dorset. Since 2006 our main Sunday service has been held at The Gryphon School but we also run a wide range of activities for young and old during the week, many at our church building in St Paul’s Close.

We are part of the Sherborne Team Ministry together with Sherborne Abbey, St. Mary Magdalene (Castleton), St. James (Longburton), and St. Martin (Lillington).

We believe that faith isn’t just for Sundays and that God is interested in, and wants to be involved in, the whole of our lives.

St Paul’s Church. Not just a building, not just meetings, not just community clubs BUT a group of people who’ve discovered that God loves them with no strings attached, has a purpose for their lives, and is a faithful friend through the ups and downs of life.

We believe it’s possible to have a life-transforming relationship with Jesus, the son of God, raised from the dead. We want to work out together what it means to follow Jesus in the 21st century, to discover how to live life to the full as God intended, and to know that we can find help, healing and hope in following Jesus.



You would be very welcome to join us for worship. We meet at The Gryphon School every Sunday at 10:30am. On the third Sunday of the month we also meet at our church building at 9am for a more traditional service.

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We want to teach the children that God loves them and that Jesus has died and risen again for them. There are groups for ages 0-18 on Sunday mornings and at other times during the week. All helpers have DBS certificates and safeguarding training.

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Life Groups are central to the vision of St. Paul’s. These are small groups of people meeting together to live out the life of God through sharing in bible study and prayer, and through mutual support and encouragement.

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This Benefice takes very seriously its responsibilities surrounding the safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who may be at risk, and works in partnership with the Diocese of Salisbury to ensure that we operate in accordance with best practice at all times. We have adopted the House of Bishops’ “Promoting a Safer Church; Safeguarding Policy Statement”.

If you have any Safeguarding questions or concerns you can contact our Parish Safeguarding Officers here. Alternatively you can contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser on 07500 664800 or email here.

Please click here to download our Parish Safeguarding Policy.