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  • A statement from the three bishops in Chelmsford Diocese regarding Living in Love and Faith

    The three bishops in Chelmsford Diocese: the Bishop of Barking, the Bishop of Bradwell and the Bishop of Colchester have issued the following statement about the Living in Love

  • A statement from the three bishops in Chelmsford Diocese regarding Living in Love and Faith

    The three bishops in Chelmsford Diocese: the Bishop of Barking, the Bishop of Bradwell and the Bishop of Colchester have issued the following statement about the Living in Love

  • Diocesan Synod 21 November 2020, Presidential Address by Rt Rev Peter Hill

    Diocesan Synod 21 November 2020, Presidential Address by Rt Rev Peter Hill

      Bishop Peter's Presidential Address to Diocesan Synod, 21 November 2020 When the angels went away from them into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go over

  • Living in Love and Faith resources published as bishops issue appeal to Church to ‘listen and learn together’.

    The Church of England has published a landmark set of resources drawing together the Bible, theology, science and history with powerful real-life stories as it embarks on a new process

  • Bishop Peter’s letter to church leaders regarding the Government’s announcement of a new lockdown

    The acting Bishop of Chelmsford, Rt Rev Peter Hill has written to church leaders across Essex and East London following the Government's announcement of a new lockdown from 5 November

  • New Lay Ministers Licensed

    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

  • 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

  • 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