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

You are now welcome to browse the Bookshop by prior appointment. The Diocesan Office remains closed

The Bookshop is contactable by email - and telephone – 01245 294405.

The Diocesan Office remains closed to visitors at this time. However, Bookshop collections can be arranged by appointment only from the front of 53 New Street and adhering to social distancing guidelines.

There is also the option of orders being delivered by Royal Mail or courier.

Please do telephone or email for further information.

We thank you for your loyal custom and hope you are well and staying safe. 

We look forward to welcoming you back when our usual service can be resumed


Did you know that Chelmsford has its own Christian Bookshop

The Chelmsford Christian Bookshop is located in the Diocesan offices at 53 New Street, Chelmsford and is open from 9.00am - 5.00pm.

Email Bookshop, tel 01245 294405.

We stock a range of:

  • Bibles
  • Books with a spiritual theme
  • Prayer books
  • Children’s books
  • School resources
  • Cards and Prints
  • Journals and Devotionals
  • Bible Reading Notes
  • Christian Gifts
  • Church administration supplies - registers, candles, altar breads, certificates etc.


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TOP 10

Top 10 Advent books to read  chosen by the Bookshop

1.Into the Heart of Advent  Penelope Wilcock

2. Frequencies of God  Carys Walsh

3. 37 Kings and a Budgerigar Richard Littledale

4. Do Nothing Christmas is Coming Stephen Cottrell

5.Making Christmas Happen  Susan Sayers

6.Celtic Advent  David Cole

7. THe Art of Advent  Jane williams

8. Advent For Everyone Tom Wright

9. Haphazard by Starligh  Janet Morley

10. The One True Light   Tim Chester

Book of the Month

Into the Heart of Advent

Imagine meeting up with Jesus for a heart-to-heart conversation. What would you say to him? What might he say to you? Penelope Wilcock takes us into the heart of Advent in this engaging devotional that offers a unique take on the Christmas season. In a series of twenty-five reflections, she invites you to listen in on conversations with Jesus about the Christian journey and the meaning of Advent for our lives today. Full of thought-provoking wisdom, this is a bold, imaginative Advent book for 2020. Covering a variety of topics, from


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Frequencies of God