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At present, the Diocesan Office is only open for staff and visitors with prior appointments. If you need to contact a member of staff, please do so by email or telephone. The situation remains under review and we hope to open the office more fully soon, in line with guidance and public safety measures. Our Print Unit and Bookshop are working and can take orders via phone and email and collections or to browse the Bookshop is by appointment only. Please visit their webpages for more information.

Help identify the next Bishop of Chelmsford

The process is now underway to discern who God is calling to be the next Bishop of Chelmsford.



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Help identify the next Bishop of Chelmsford

The process is now underway to discern who God is calling to be the next Bishop of Chelmsford.

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Latest News
  • New Lay Ministers Licensed

    10 new Licensed Lay Ministers (LLMs) were licenced by the Right Reverend Peter Hill, the Acting Bishop of Chelmsford and the Bishop of Barking, at our socially distanced Celebration of Lay Ministry service...

  • Statement on publication of IICSA report

    From the Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop and Melissa Caslake the Church’s national director of safeguarding. The Independent Inquiry into Child...

  • Diocesan Synod back Carbon Neutral Plans

    Chelmsford Diocesan Synod votes overwhelmingly in support of two key motions on caring for God’s creation. This month Diocesan Synod met virtually via zoom and passed two motions in response...

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    Our Vacancies
  • Chelmsford Cathedral Safeguarding Lead

    Chelmsford Cathedral are looking to appoint a new Safeguarding Lead Officer who can work with their creative and committed lay and ordained team.  The Cathedral Safeguarding Officer...

  • Team Rector in the Witham & Villages Team Ministry

    We long to grow God’s Kingdom in our growing town and six villages, situated between Chelmsford and Colchester.  We are looking for somebody to lead us, enable...

  • House for Duty Team Vicar in the Halstead Area Team Ministry

    We are recruiting for a House for  Duty Team Vicar for the Halstead Area Team Ministry, with special responsibility for the four village parishes known as the Knights Hospitallers....

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

    We are a benefice of stunning rural and island parishes.  We need somebody to lead us and shape us as a team. We are motived and active with plenty...


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