We regret that due to the coronavirus all public services have been suspended with immediate effect. Services will be streamed online on Sundays at 11am and 6.30pm and on Wednesdays at 7.30pm. 

Every Sunday

Morning Teaching service
11.00am – 12.30pm

Sunday School › More info
3pm – 4pm

Evening Gospel service
6.30pm – 7.30pm


Other services each year

Good Friday, 11am
Christmas Day, 11am

Weeknight meetings

Monday Prayer meeting
7.30pm – 8.45pm

Wednesday Bible study
7.30 – 8.45pm  

Live Broadcast – Watch Sunday and Bible Study services live on our site. Click on the red banner at the top of the page at the start of a service.

Simultaneous Translation – Sunday services will be available on the website during the subsequent week in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese and Farsi.

Deaf Fellowship – BSL interpreters are present for all public (Lord’s Day and Wednesday) services. An induction loop is installed in the main sanctuary and in the lecture hall. This can be accessed by switching your hearing aid to ‘T’. Please see the Deaf website for more details.

Student Tea is currently suspended during the coronavirus outbreak.

Location and transport

Metropolitan Tabernacle, Elephant & Castle, London, SE1 6SD. United Kingdom.

The Metropolitan Tabernacle is opposite the Northern Line Tube station and shopping centre at Elephant & Castle, and across the main junction from the Bakerloo Line Tube station.

Bus Bus Services

The following bus services stop outside the Tabernacle, or nearby:
1 12 35 40 45 53 63 68 133 148 155 168 171 172 176 188 196 333 343 344 360 363 415 453 468 C10 & P5

Underground Tube Services

Bakerloo Line and Northern Lines.
See London Underground map

RailRail Services

Southeastern and Thameslink trains from Elephant & Castle station, which is situated within the Elephant & Castle shopping centre directly opposite the Tabernacle.

CarCar Parking

For drivers, many major roads including those from Thames bridges (Vauxhall, Lambeth, Waterloo, Southwark, London Bridge) converge on the Tabernacle. There is free off-street parking at the rear of the Tabernacle. Access is via Oswin Street or Brook Drive.