Copleston Church

We have a wide range of regular worship events and special services to support our community.

Copleston Church

The Copleston Church is as unique as the area it serves.

The church was built in the 1880s, at a time when south London was expanding rapidly, with a donation from Mr Peek – as in Peek Freans biscuits – who was concerned about the rapid construction of housing with nowhere to worship. Tucked away down a side street, the church drew a congregation from Champion Hill for the next century. 

In 1978 the building was extensively remodelled and converted into a community centre with a central worship area shared by the Anglicans and the nearby Hanover United Reformed Church. The congregation is multi-cultural and children are especially welcome. The constitution is a mixture of Anglican and URC structures and our worship reflects this.

The day to day running of the Centre comes under the management committee which is a partnership of church members and community representatives.

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