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The Diocese of Chelmsford is The Church of England in Essex and East London. 

The Diocese is the second largest in the Church of England with a population of more than 3 million across Essex, the unitary authorities of Southend and Thurrock, and the five east London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, and Waltham Forest.

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Image Gallery

Download and view press quality photos of our Bishops, Archdeacons, Chief Executive and the Dean of Chelmsford.

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The Church of England – Top ten facts

85% of people in Britain visit a church in any one year for many reasons as well as services of worship.

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Diocese History

A short history of the Diocese of Chelmsford.

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