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

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.

FREE POSTAGE ON ALL LENT BOOKS January and February 2021

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TOP 10



1. Celtic Daily Prayer

2, Soul Fuel  - Bear Grylls 

3. More Than Words - Hannah Dunnett 

4. Enfolded in Love- Julian of Norwich

5. God moments for Dark days - Jennifer Rees Larcombe

6 Spiritual Healthcheck - Carl Laferton

7.365 Devotions for Hope - Karen Whiting

8.30 Days with Esther - Emily Owen

9. A Diary of Thankfulness - Patrick Coglan

10 A Little God Time for Women . 

Book of the Month

Living His Story

How can we convey the love of God to our neighbours in a post-Christian world that has largely forgotten the gospel of Jesus Christ? In Living His Story, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book 2021, Hannah Steele uncovers liberating and practical ways of sharing the gospel story afresh. With warmth and encouragement, she shows us how we can live Jesus’ story in our own lives simply by being the people God made us and allowing people to be drawn to him through our natural gifts. Living His


Latest products in the Bookshop

The Art of Holy Week & Easter

£8.99 (RRP £9.99)


Thy Will Be Done

£8.99 (RRP£ £9.99)


A Cross in the Heart of God

£11.99 (RRP £12.99)


Rooted in Love

£8.99 (RRP £9.99)