The Resource Centre

Please note:

The resource centre will be permanently closed as of 19 August 2019. All loans must be booked by 19 July, collected by 30 July and returned by 31 August. 

Please email with any questions. 


The Guildford Diocesan Library consists of two collections currently housed in the Diocese of Guildford's Office on the Surrey Research Park and the Cathedral Site.
The Resource Centre based in Church House Guildford and The Theological Library based in the Cathedral.

Online Resource Centre and Theological Library Application Form

Complete the online form.


Online Catalogue

All ​items from both collections are listed in the online catalogue. Please check the location field to identify where the item is housed.

Welcome to the Resource Centre

mat_alphanumWe are here to help:

Churches resource their ministry and worship with children, young people and adults;
Schools to enhance their teaching of RE at primary level
and with collective worship ideas.


The Resource Centre is situated on the ground floor of ​Church House Guildford. There is plenty of free parking in the adjoining car park and the Centre is accessible by wheelchair users.

Opening Times:

We are open 9.30 - 5.00 Monday - Friday

Resources available to borrow and hire:

We have a large selection of books, DVDs, CDs, posters, artefacts from major world faiths, Godly Play materials, and a wide variety of non-book resources for prayer and play.

We also have available a labyrinth marked out on white cotton cloth (4.9 x 7.1 metres), crosses from around the world, flags, puppets and parachutes.

Membership is open to all and free. Simply call in and complete a membership form.

Resource Centre Staff:

Resource Centre phone: 01483 484913
Stef1 Steff Shepherd

Assistant Children & families Ministry Adviser & Resource Centre Assistant

01483 484914

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