Preparing the way A time of Preparation

Church News | Monday, 10 December 2018

John the Baptist was destined to prepare the way of the Lord, John knew that one greater than he was waiting among us somewhere in the background so, he started baptising those who followed in the read more


Christmas Services Christmas Services at St Mary’s.

Church News | Saturday, 8 December 2018

Saturday 15th Dec. 4.00pm: Torchlight Procession starting at Parsonage Green Sunday 16th Dec. 3.00pm: RBL. Carol Service in St Mary’s Church Saturday 22nd Dec. 5.30pm: Blue Christmas Service in Church for the Bereaved. Sunday 23rd Dec. read more


Evening Prayer Group at the Cathedral The Advent Procession

Church News | Monday, 3 December 2018

A crowd of us who usually attend Evening Prayer at St Mary’s met at Chelmsford Cathedral to help celebrate The Advent Procession. Although most of the group arrived early enough the Cathedral was well full by read more


The first Advent candle was lit Advent Family Service

Church News | Sunday, 2 December 2018

We so enjoyed our 10.30am Advent Family Service on Sunday along with the Children’s Society Box appeal collection. Many of us were there to see the first Advent candle lit. The first candle (purple) is the read more


A concert in aid of the organ fund The Anglia Singers Concert

Church News | Monday, 26 November 2018

What a joy it was to hear the wonderful concert performed by the Anglia Singers choir yesterday afternoon. The church was packed to welcome the choir, along with the children from Bishop’s School Choir. The Anglia read more


Donated toys for the 'Angel Tree Gift' project Christ the King

Church News | Sunday, 25 November 2018

Our service this morning was led by Revd Diana who helped us celebrate the last chapter in the story of the Christian Church. Once called ‘Stir up Sunday’ we now know it as ‘Christ the King’ read more


Yep! We are back - Yahoo! Lots of Reminders:

Church News | Sunday, 18 November 2018

We had lots of reminders in church this week, which was just a bit quieter than last week when we remembered those who died in the First World War… However, we are still remembering as read more


It all started with an idea! Poppy Day

Church News | Monday, 12 November 2018

About six weeks ago a notice went out around the church asking ladies, (sorry gents) to knit or crochet poppies. Sue Cole explained that she had left some paper patterns at the back of church for read more


Aiming for Peace 100 Years Remembrance

Church News | Monday, 12 November 2018

What an emotional weekend of Remembrance observation we have had to consider, it being one hundred years since the cessation of the First World War… Considering the overnight and early morning rain we were blessed with read more


The Remembrance Poppy We Will Remember Them.

Church News | Sunday, 11 November 2018

Like so many men who survived the horrors of WW1 my Father never fully recovered and to some extent was always in pain since shrapnel was lodged close to his spine. We recall few stories of read more