of peace and quiet
Cocktail Book Launch Event
Merry Christmas from
St Clement Danes Church.
Our Choir has recorded some lovely hymns for you to enjoy
Ave Maria - Parsons:
Once in Royal David's City:
The church will be closed to the public on 24 February 2023.
St Clement Danes Church
St Clement Danes Church is the Central Church of The Royal Air Force.
It is a national perpetual shrine of remembrance to all those who have died in service in the RAF.
Welcome to St Clement Danes, the Central Church of the RAF, the RAF's family church.
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Service of Reconciliation
Sunday 26th June at 11.00
We will be holding a special Community of Cross of Nails (CCN) Service of Reconciliation led by our new
Resident Chaplain Padre Mark.
Our select preacher is The Very Reverend Ulrike Schmidt-Hesse, Dean of the Protestant Deanery of Darmstadt-City.
Again, all are very welcome to join us for this very special service.
"It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."
St Clement Danes with 601 (County of London) Squadron RAuxAF Carol Service.December 13, 2022
Christmas Services at the Central Church of the Royal Air ForceDecember 3, 2022
We are Recruiting Now!November 23, 2022
Our worshipping community is at the heart of St Clement Danes church. It serves to glorify God in worship and is open and welcoming to all.
Sunday Services comprise:
- Choral Matins
- Choral Eucharist
- Service of the Word
Sunday Services start at 1100 and last approximately an hour. To see what's on please follow this link.
Church & History
St Clement Danes is a Sir Christopher Wren designed church. It has a 1000 year history. You are warmly welcome to visit and explore.
We are open to visitors every day of the week:
- 1000 to 1600 Monday to Friday
- 1000 to 1500 Saturday to Sunday
Due to the special nature of St Clement Danes as the Central Church of the Royal Air Force, certain special events and services can affect visiting hours. To avoid disappointment, it is strongly recommended to check our website for closures or changes to visiting hours.
To find out what's on please follow this link.
Royal Air Force
RAF Chaplaincy Services at St Clement Danes complements RAF Station Chaplaincy. In London District it works collaboratively with its sister services to provide whole force pastoral and spiritual care, irrespective of religious belief or status.
For generations, members of the Royal Air Force family have enjoyed services of Holy Matrimony and Baptisms. Memorial and funeral serves have taken special place. These remain a strong feature today.
The church holds the Books of Remembrance to all those who have died in service in the Royal Air Force. It also displays unique RAF artefacts from its 100-year history and treasures from the old parish.
St Clement Danes, the Central Church of the RAF,
Church opening hours:
1000 to 1600 Monday to Friday
1000 to 1500 Saturday & Sunday
3 April - all day
15 April - after 12:00
16 April - until 1300
020 7242 2380