Christmas Tree Festival 15th to 19th December

Welcome to St Francis of Assisi Church, Bournemouth

About Us

We are a Church of England church in Bournemouth that seeks to serve and transform our community through practical action and welcoming everyone to share in worship with us.  

Sunday Services


9am             Breakfast at 9   

10.30am      Parish Eucharist


3rd Sunday of month     6pm Taize

4th Sunday of month     8am  Holy Communion

Mid-Week Holy Communion

7pm         Wednesday

What's on this Christmas

Christmas Tree Festival

Sat 15th-Wed 19th December

Open every day – see website for times

Sunday 16thDecember

4pm  Christmas Activities for the family 

Craft, Christingles & a Carol or two

6pm  Carols by Candlelight with Christingles

Monday 24thDecember

Christmas Eve

4pm  Family Crib Service

This service is especially suitable for children and families

We’re dressing in nativity costume – why not join us (optional)

11.30pm Midnight Mass

Tuesday 25thDecember

Christmas Day

10am Parish Eucharist

Breakfast at 9.
Every Sunday 9am: food, chat, Bible story, songs & Prayer

Coming up...


Sunday 18th Nov 6-6.45pm 

A beautiful contemplative service


Please contact the office 

(Tues & Fri 10-12 noon) 

to find out further information or visit us on Sunday morning 10.30am


Starting your journey in the Christian faith

Babies, children or adults

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Community Cafe

Tuesday 2-4pm

Enjoy a relaxed afternoon each week with tea and cake, all welcome. 

Scouting at St Francis

Meeting in the Church Hall

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Booking the Church Hall

Whether you're celebrating or an activity group

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How to get involved.

Whatever your talent, you can use it here

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Rev Jenny's Blog

Giving out of Love

 2 Corinthians 8.1-9 – Giving out of love

How many of us received pocket money when we were children? Do you remember how much you got? Did you have to earn your pocket money by doing chores or jobs around the house? What did you have to do?

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Say what you mean

 I’ve been looking at the parable in Matthew 21.28-31.  This is my version: There was a manager of a firm who had two employees.  They were  called Tom and Kate.  The manager went to Tom and said, “Tom, I need a  report writing on those figures today by three o’clock this afternoon.”  

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Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our parish community, so feel free to visit during office hours, or call if you would appreciate a visit.

St Francis of Assisi Church

480 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 9SH

01202 529336

Office Hours

Tuesday and Friday: 10am-12pm

Sunday: See details for our services