welcome to st jude & st paul’s church, mildmay

We are a Church of England parish where Islington and Hackney meet and all are welcome. We serve a local area renowned for its long history of diversity and our congregation broadly reflects the varied population. You would be very welcome to come and worship with us!

community drop-in

Everyone is welcome to drop-in every Tuesday 12pm-3pm with hot food and refreshments served in a warm space with friendly people to talk with, and a free bookstall is available. People living in the community can also access a foodbank.

toddler’s lounge

Free stay and play for ages 0-4 every Thursday from 10.30am - 12pm during term time. Join in with playtime, stories, and singing. Tea, coffee, and snacks included.

the living room

Children in years R-4, parents and carers are warmly invited every Thursday from 3.30 pm - 5 pm during term time. Drop by for games, craft & refreshments in a warm space. Do follow us on Instagram @sjsp_kidszone.

The summer special is from 10am - 2pm on Thursday 25th July. Please book your place in advance with Lydia.

sunday services

Breakfast Church is on the second Sunday of every month from 10.30am and families are particularly welcome.

On other Sundays, services start at 10.45am with refreshments served afterwards.

weekday prayer and bible study

We meet in the church from 10am to 10.45am on Mondays, and online from 9.15am to 9.45am on Wednesdays and Fridays on our YouTube channel. Everyone is welcome to join us.


We appreciate gifts to support God’s mission through the church. To give please click here. You can also specifically help the community drop-in provide hot meals or support the foodbank.

We are grateful to Hymns Ancient & Modern for a grant towards the costs of the community drop-in.

Those who live in love live in union with God and God lives in union with them (1 John 4:16).

Messy Church is from 5.30pm - 7pm on Sunday 28th July. For more info please contact Lydia.

photo gallery

  • The Mildmay Line celebrates the Mildmay Mission Hospital!

  • Drop-in Christmas meal preparation, December 2023

  • Phoenix Art workshop, July 2021

  • Gratitude Tree in the Church Garden, May - June 2021

  • Praying for the world in All Age Service, February 2020

  • Sparkly Christingle, Advent 2018

  • Children’s House School Drumming Concert, October 2018

  • Mildmay Rose in bloom Spring 2018
    Mildmay Rose in bloom Spring 2018

    Mildmay Rose in bloom, Spring 2018

ministry leadership

Vicar: Rev James Hill
Lay Pioneer Minister: John Tasker
Churchwardens: Dennis Nwanze and Stuart Roberts
Children and Families Worker: Lydia Young

what’s on when?

A calendar of all events is available here.


If you live in the parish and are planning a church wedding, please contact us to discuss arrangements including banns.


Ministers are available to conduct funerals in the church, crematorium and at the graveside. Please contact us to discuss.


We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims / perpetrators of domestic abuse and vulnerable adults.

The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website. Our Parish Safeguarding Officers are Bronwen Roberts and Lydia Young, who may be contacted here.