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

  • Education director sets out radical vision of equality

    Speaking at the start of the new academic year the Chelmsford Diocesan Director of Education has challenged those who see the value of education as limited to personal and

  • Big-hearted response to Bishop’s appeal for Kenya

    The Bishop of Chelmsford’s Lent Appeal for Kenya has reached its target of £60,000. With these funds the drought-stricken Diocese of Marsabit in Northern Kenya, with which the

  • Colchester remembers St Helena

    The Patron Saint of Colchester, St Helena, will be remembered in Colchester on St Helena's Day when the Bishop of Colchester, Roger Morris, will lead a Christian

  • Churches help Syrian refugees make a new start after the trauma of war

    Church members in Chelmsford Diocese are supporting 23 families who have taken refuge in the diocese from war-torn Syria. Working with local agencies, churches are helping refugees access health services, education

  • Tribute to Derek Bond

    We are saddened to learn of the death of the Right Reverend Derek Bond, the former Bishop of Bradwell and an Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Chelmsford. Stephen

  • Chelmsford Diocese appoints new Chief Executive

    The next Chief Executive and Secretary of Chelmsford Diocese will be Joel Gowen. Joel is currently Director of Church Planting Projects for the diocese. Welcoming this appointment the Bishop of

  • Chelmsford Cathedral will host the National Harvest Torch at the Harvest Festival

    The National Harvest Torch will be coming to Chelmsford Cathedral for the County Harvest Thanksgiving Service in September. It will join a procession into the Cathedral following a Missionary Journey

  • Beverley Vincent is awarded Order of St Cedd

    Beverley Vincent, the Pastoral Assistants’ Training Co-ordinator of Chelmsford Diocese, has been awarded the prestigious Order of St Cedd by the Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell. Bishop Stephen presented