A very warm welcome to St Cuthbert’s Church serving the communities of West Hampstead and Kilburn

In the service of Holy Communion (also known as the Eucharist or the Lord’s Supper) we encounter the living presence of Jesus in word and sacrament.  

We rejoice in the great and wonderful diversity of God’s creation and we recognize and celebrate the beauty of his image uniquely revealed in one another as we are sent out in peace to love and serve the Lord.

All are welcome in this place in which all are equal in the eyes of God.

The Revd Hugh Thomas

Associate Vicar


We are very sorry that, along with all other churches and places of worship and following the advice and guidance of the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, St Cuthbert’s Church is currently closed for public worship.  This does not mean, however, that we have “shut up shop” and seek to serve the wider community and our people as fully as we can, following the example of Jesus, the Good Shepherd.

Whilst there are no formal acts of worship, Hugh will be live-streaming the Sunday Eucharist from his home on Sunday mornings via the Church Facebook page, which you can find by clicking HERE and these services are also on the Church You Tube channel, which you can find by clicking HERE.

Whilst you are not able to be physically present with us in church during these times, we very much hope that you will be with us in spirit and so have put together a local service book, using material from the wider Church of England which commends the long and venerable practice of Spiritual Communion.  This has been for many over the centuries a way of associating ourselves fully with the life of our beloved church and fully receiving the benefits of holy communion whilst not being physically present.

Please click on the link below to access this local service book.

St Cuthbert’s Worship at home during coronavirus


St Cuthbert’s is working in partnership with Foodcycle, Kilburn, Emmanuel, West Hampstead and St Mary’s, Kilburn to provide a temporary delivery food bank service on Saturdays which will operate out of St Cuthbert’s.

Food can be donated to this project at the following drop-off times:

St Cuthbert’s – Fridays 6 to 7 pm

Emmanuel Church, Lyncroft Gardens, NW6 1JU – Tuesdays & Thursdays 5.30 to 7.30 pm

St Mary’s, Abbey Road, NW6 4SN – Fridays 10 am to 2 pm



Here at St Cuthbert’s we take the Safeguarding of all our members very seriously, especially children, young people and vulnerable adults. Every person has a value and dignity which comes directly from the creation of all in God’s own image and likeness. We see this potential as fulfilled by God’s re-creation of us in Christ, the Good Shepherd who cares unconditionally for all his sheep. This implies a duty to value all people as bearing the image of God and therefore to protect them from harm.

Please click the link for the St Cuthbert’s, West Hamsptead Safeguarding Statement 2019 which includes the names and contact details of those in the parish and further afield should you have any concerns whatsoever.


About us

The Revd Hugh Thomas

The Revd Hugh Thomas is the Associate Vicar with pastoral responsibility for St Cuthbert’s Church

The current Church of  St Cuthbert’s was purpose built in 1988 to provide all we need for worship, church and community life in the 21st Century.

St Cuthbert’s offers a warm, inclusive and welcoming environment where persons of all age, gender, race, culture and social background are embraced.  Families with chidren are very welcome.

We consider ourselves to be a family and commit ourselves to caring for each other.  We aspire to be a growing and vibrant fellowship ever keen to welcome new people into our congregation.

We offer teaching and pastoral care for all  and would be delighted welcome you and to accompany you on your journey of faith.

We have a substantial Church hall, meeting room and kitchen facilities which are ideal for parties, small groups and other functions. These are all available for hire: contact us for details.