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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.


On sale in the bookshop - prices starting at £3.99 for the milk chocolate egg.

The Bookshop will be closed from Good Friday (19th April) to Easter Monday (22nd April) inclusive

Open again as usual on Tuesday 23rd April

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,
  • alter breads, certificates etc.


Second Hand Book Sale

10.00 am - 2.00 pm on Thursday 18th April in The Library at the Diocesan Office

Pre-loved fiction and non-fiction books from all genres will be on sale with proceeds going to the Bishop's Lent Appeal

Join the Diocese Book Club Good Book Card

TOP 10

  1. Striking Out - Stephen Cottrell
  2. Resurrection - Kristie Bergalund
  3. At Home in Lent - Gordon Giles
  4. Pilgrim Journeys: The Beatitudes - Stephen Croft
  5. The Things He Did - Stephen Cottrell
  6. The Merciful Humility of God - Jane Williams
  7. The Psalms (York Course) - Stephen Cottrell
  8. What We Talk About When We Talk About Faith - Peter Stanford
  9. Life is for Giving - Andy Rider and Jo Bailey Wells
  10. The Art of Lent - Sister Wendy Beckett

Book of the Month

Hope Rising 365

A daily devotional aimed at girls and young women, but honestly, it is so unashamedly celebratory about being a woman of God that all ages will find something to love in this book. As the name suggests there are stories, thoughts and reflections for every day of the year so you can start anywhere!  It would make a perfect gift for confirmations or birthdays or just as a gift of encouragement to yourself. The collection has been put together by Meg Cannon, a film maker from Essex, who has


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