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

The Bookshop is now permitted to operate in isolation, taking orders via telephone and email.

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.

2020/2021 Lectionaries now available  

There is free postage for Lectionaries ordered in JULY

CW Standard edition £5.50

CW Larger Edition £7.99

BCP Lectionary £4.99

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TOP 10

Top 10 Books to read in Lockdown chosen by the Bookshop

1.Finding Happiness Christopher Jamison

2.Saying Yes to Life Ruth Valerio

3.Soul Fuel Bear Grylls

4.Do Nothing to Change Your Life Stephen Cottrell

5.Just This Richard Rohr

6.How to Pray Pete Greig

7.Walk Humbly Sam Wells

8.Love the World David Adam

9.More than Words Hannah Dunnett

10.Songs for the Soul Ivor Moody



Special offer on postage

Throughout JULY postage is only £2.00 per order (small parcel only) excepting large items that require courier service

Book of the Month

God and the Pandemic by Tom Wright

‘Superbly written, utterly Bible based. . . Do not hesitate!’ Archbishop Justin Welby What are we supposed to think about the coronavirus crisis? Some people think they know: ‘This is a sign of the End,’ they say. ‘It’s all predicted in the book of Revelation.’ Others disagree but are equally clear: ‘This is a call to repent. God is judging the world and through this disease he’s telling us to change.’ Some join in the chorus of blame and condemnation:


Latest products in the Bookshop

We Need to Talk Aboout Race Ben Lindsay



Living with the Psalms by John L.Bell



The Way Under Our Feet by Graham Usher