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

  • Bringing boxing and faith together

    The Good Shepherd Boxing Community based at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Romford is a hub for people in the local community to learn to box and get

  • Super Hero Ordinand joins the Bionic Squad

    Daniel Cant is an ordinand in Colchester. Through prayer and the faith and determination of his seven year old son Aaron, he was recently fitted with a life changing bionic

  • Post lockdown boost for St Mary the Virgin, Newport

    St Mary the Virgin Church in Newport has received a £10,000 grant from the National Churches Trust.   The National Churches Trust Cornerstone Grant will help pay for urgent window

  • Revd Andrew Fordyce awarded MBE for services to Community of Colchester

    Revd Andrew Fordyce awarded MBE for services to Community of Colchester

    The Revd Andrew Fordyce, Rector of the Tenpenny Villages Benefice in Tendring has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen

  • Chelmsford church creates new community garden

    A church in Chelmsford has opened a community garden to support people’s health, wellbeing and provide freshly grown produce for the community to share.  The creation

  • A Celebration of Evelyn Underhill

    Join the Retreat House Pleshey, the Evelyn Underhill Association (USA) & Hampsted Parish church in a Celebration of Evelyn Underhill JUNE 14-18, 2021 | ONLINE Tuesday 15 June marks the 80th anniversary of

  • Diocesan Synod 5 June 2021 Presidential Address by the Rt Revd Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani

    Diocesan Synod 5 June 2021, Presidential Address by the Rt Revd Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani. It’s now nearly 7 weeks since I started in post as Bishop of Chelmsford. As you know,

  • Bishop Guli writes to MPs calling for opposition to international aid cuts and support for equitable distribution of Covid-19 Vaccines

    Bishop Guli writes to MPs calling for opposition to international aid cuts and support for equitable distribution of Covid-19 Vaccines

    The Bishop of Chelmsford, the Rt Revd Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani has written to MPs in Essex and East London calling on them to oppose cuts to the UKs International