Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

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Remembering His Royal Highness Prince Philip

10 JUNE 1921 - 9 APRIL 2021

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Remembering His Royal Highness Prince Philip

10 JUNE 1921 - 9 APRIL 2021

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Latest News
  • Remembering His Royal Highness, Prince Philip

    It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that His Royal Highness Prince Philip has died. The Rt Rev Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani, Bishop of Chelmsford has expressed her great sadness at...

  • Bishop Peter’s Easter Message: Easter changes everything!

    Easter changes everything!  And as we begin to emerge from this cruel pandemic we so long for change! It feels like the wilderness of Lent and the agony of Holy Week...

  • Bishop Peter announces his retirement as Bishop of Barking

    The Rt Revd Peter Hill has this morning announced his retirement as Bishop of Barking to church leaders across Chelmsford Diocese. Bishop Peter said: “Now that Bishop Guli has been confirmed...



    RT @churchofengland: We are remembering HRH Prince Philip. You can submit a message to our public online book of condolence, and access pr…

    Our Vacancies
  • Priest in Charge - West Mersea with East Mersea,  Peldon, Great and Little Wigborough

    Island Community seeks Priest-in-Charge   Is God calling you to lead our vibrant benefice of stunning rural and coastal parishes? We give thanks for: A wonderful quality of life on...

  • Team Rector in the Wickford & Runwell Team Ministry

    We are looking for a Team Rector for our growing commuter-belt market town, situated in South Essex between Basildon and Chelmsford. This is an exciting opportunity for someone to provide...

  • Priest in Charge of Stanford-le-Hope St Margaret w Mucking

    Are you committed to a ministry of evangelical Bible-based teaching and preaching? If so, can you encourage the people of Stanford-le-Hope to: Build a relationship with Jesus and commit to...

  • Children and Families Pioneer

    This is an exciting opportunity for a lay or ordained Christian to be part of a pioneering work in one of the fastest growing areas of the country St...