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​If you are looking for a church we have a list of some of the many churches in Plymouth.  This list is not comprehensive, as there are over 100 in the local area.  The ones we have listed are closest to the city centre and the student communities. 

All churches welcome students, and some have special student events.  For more information, please contact us or contact particular churches where the details are provided.

Please be patient whilst the information is updated.  Some information may be missing or incorrect.  If you can't find what you're looking for, please contact us:

The Multi Faith Chaplaincy, Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA

Telephone +44 (0)1752 587760 
 

​The churches have been broken down into denominations.  Please see the list below to take you straight to a particular denomination or browse at your convenience. 

Anglican / Church of England
Baptist
Catholic
Methodist
New Frontiers
Orthodox
Pentecostal
Quaker
Salvation Army
Seventh Day Adventists
URC / Methodist

St Andrews

St AndrewsA lively evangelical Anglican church, seeking to live for, worship and proclaim Jesus Christ in the city centre.

Sunday Services:
8.00am: Book of common prayer Holy Communion
9:30am: Holy Communion
11:00am: Informal family service
6:30pm: Informal evening service
 
Student focus
A weekly Bible Study and fellowship group straight after the evening service (about 8.00pm)
 
Contact information:
The student worker is Tom Brassil, you can contact him at tom.brassil@gmail.com or telephone +44 (0)1752 669446.
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 661414
Address: Royal Parade, Plymouth, PL1 2AD
 

St Matthias

St Matthias Church A relaxed family evangelical   church, rooted in scripture and living worship that honours God.
 
Sunday Services:
10.30am & 6.30pm
 
Student Activities
We run a student group on Wednesday evenings, offer one on one discipleship, run a youth and young adult band, and have many other opportunities to serve and grow
 
Contact Information:
Rev. Paul Bryce is the Vicar of St. Matthias & Anglican Missioner to Plymouth University
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 225516
Address: Bedford Park, Plymouth, PL4 8HN
 

St Judes

St JudesAn open, evangelical, mildly
charismatic anglican church going through big changes, with a focus on young people.
 
Sunday Services:
10:30am & 6:30pm
 
Activities for Young People
A major part of the ministry at St. Judes is with young people, especially under 18’s.
 
Contact Information:
The Vicar, Rev. Tim Smith, was a part time Chaplain in 2009. You can contact him via: tim.smith@judes.org.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 224178
Address: Beaumont Road, Plymouth, PL4 9BJ
 

Mutley Baptist Church

Mutley Baptist ChurchA church in the community, for the community.

Sunday Services:
9:00am (Traditional)
10:30am (Family)
6.30pm: (Informal Worship)

 N:Fuse
Our student and young adult ministry. We meet every Sunday during term time at 8:30pm after the evening service. Please
contact n-fuse@mutleybaptist.co.uk for more information.

Contact Information:
Dan Nation is the pastoral assistant for
students and young adults.
Telephone +44 (0)1752 203346 weekdays 9.00am-4.00pm
Address: Mutley Plain, Plymouth, PL4 6LB
 

Salisbury Road Baptist Church
 
Salisbury Road Baptist ChurchA lively, family orientated church located in the heart of a changing community.

 Sunday Services:
10:30am & 6:30pm
 
Student activities:
We run a Home Group for Young Adults and Students on Wednesday evening at 8:00pm at 1 Beatrice Avenue, St Judes, Plymouth.
 
Contact information:
Chaplain: Rev Glen Graham
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 671202
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 268925
Address: Salisbury Road, Plymouth, PL4 8SX


Christ the King Catholic Chaplaincy

Christ the King Catholic ChaplaincyA warm and friendly student orientated Catholic Church, which serves the community and has fun!

Services:
11:30am: Sunday Student Mass
12:00pm: Daily Mass and Confession
 
Student support:
As well as the events held at Christ the King, we also run a number of activities in the University Multi Faith Chaplaincy.
 
Contact information:
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 266523
Address: Armada Way, Plymouth, PL1 2EN

The Roman Catholic Cathedral
The Roman Catholic CathedralA place to come and understand deeply the faith which we profess.
 
Services:
8:00am 10:00am & 6:00pm: Sunday Mass
5:00pm: Evening Prayer
9.15am & 7:00pm: Holy Days
9:00am: Weekdays (also 7:00pm Fridays and 10:00am Saturdays)
10.30am to 11.30am: Confession (after weekday Mass on request)
 
Contact Information:
Resident Priest: Father Peter Coxe
Dean: Monsignor Canon B Nannery
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 662537
Address: 45 Cecil Street, Plymouth, PL1 5HW
  

Plymouth Methodist Central Hall

Plymouth Methodist Central HallA large family orientated church in the city centre, beside Drake Circus.

Sunday Services:
11:00am & 7:00pm
 
X:alt - Young Adults' Bible Study
A group for students and young adults where we look at what the Bible has to say for us today.  We meet every other Wednesday in JC's at 6.30pm to 8.30pm.
 
Contact information:
Chaplains: Jonny Libby and Julie Morris
Jonny overseas the 18-30s group at Central Hall. 
Telephone: 07894 702942
Address: Eastlake Street, Plymouth, PL1 1BA 
 

Waterfront City Church

Waterfront City ChurchA lively and predominantly youthful part of the Newfrontiers family of churches.

 Sunday Services:
10:00am: Coffee
10.30am: Worship
 
The largest group in the church are the 18 to 30s, compromising of students and young couples/families.  We have a dedicated team to welcome students and help them integrate into the life and ministry of Waterfront.
 
Contact information:
Chaplain: Rev John Peel
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 667700
Address: The Athenaeum, Derry's Cross, PL1 2SW
 

Greek Orthodox Church

Greek Orthodox ChurchA mixed community with Greek, Russian, Romanian and English people.
 
Services:
7:00pm: Saturday
10.30am: Sunday - followed by light food
 
Languages spoken:
English, Greek, Romanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Arabic
 
Contact information:
Chaplain: Fr Gregory Carpenter
frgregory@hotmail.com
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 242238
Address: Central Road, West Hoe, Plymouth, PL1 3BX
 

 Plymouth Christian Centre

Plymouth Christian CentreAn Elim Pentecostal church which exists to love and serve the people of Plymouth and to enable them to wholeheartedly follow Christ.

Sunday Services:
10.30am & 6.30pm
 
Student activities:
After the Sunday evening service Students and young people meet at a nearby house for tea and toast.  We also run an 'Adopt a Student'.  On Wednesday there is a small group for students at 7pm at a nearby cafe.
 
Contact information:
The student worker is Natalie Yuill, you can contact her at natalie@plymouthchristiancentre.org
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 661019
Address: Embankment Road, Plymouth, PL4 9HP
 

Tabernacle Christian Church

Tabernacle of Praise Christian ChurchA warm and friendly Pentecostal, evangelical church.

Sunday Services:
11.00am: Communion
6.30pm: Gospel celebration

 Weekly activities:
7.30pm: Bible Study / Prayer
10.30am: Monday coffee
Other special events to be announced and advertised.
 
Contact information:
Elder: Mr Mike Pepper
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 516777
Address: Gordon Terrace, Mutley, Plymouth (near the railway station)
 

Quaker House and Swathmore Centre

Quaker House & Swarthmore CentreA small group of people who have a special view of what religion means, and of Christianity in particular.

Sunday Service:
11:00am

For news, events and more information, please come and see us.
 
Contact information:
Clerk: Gordon Deakin
Address: Quaker House, Mutley Plain, Plymouth, PL4 6LF

 Congress Hall

The Salvation ArmyWe exist to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ, so that people come to put their trust in him.
 
Sunday Meetings:
10:15am: Holiness meeting
6:00pm: Salvation meeting
 
Activities:
As well as our Sunday meetings we have a number of events run every week.  For more information please contact us.
 
Contact information:
Chaplain: Major Lori Richards
The Church Leaders are Major Carol Lockhart and Captain Penny Sullivan
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 668454
Address: Armada Way, Plymouth, PL1 1LD
 

 Plymouth Seventh Day Adventists

Plymouth Seventh Day Adventist  Seventh Day Adventists observe Saturday as the Sabbath.
 
Saturday Services:
10:00am: Sabbath School Lesson
11:15am: Divine Service
 
Other Activities:
We run a special series for young people - 'Love and Respect' - on Saturday afternoons at 2.15pm.  Please contact us for more information.
 
Contact information:
Pastor: Robert Bell
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 331736
Address: 88 North Road East, Plymouth, PL4 6AN

Sherwell United Church

Sherwell United ChurchInclusive to all ages and cultures.

Student activities:
The University Christian Union use our building for a number of activities.  For more information, please contact them.
 
Contact information:
Chaplain: Rev Colin Phipp
Telephone: +44 (0)1752 266163
Address: North Hill, Plymouth, PL4 8ER