Celebrating the Baptism of Jesus. Baptism.

Church News | Sunday, 13 January 2019

Baptism is there to cleanse a person of their sin, and many years ago people would be baptised on their deathbed in order that they would be made whole. These days it is more likely for read more


The Wise Men Cometh… The Wise Men Cometh…

Church News | Sunday, 6 January 2019

Today in church we celebrated The Epiphany, when the Wise Men or Kings came to visit Jesus to offer him gifts. Here in this country we offer each other gifts on Christmas day but it is read more


Found in His Father's House Searching?

Church News | Sunday, 30 December 2018

The first noted words of Jesus, said to his parents were ‘Why were you searching for me?’ Was the young Jesus being precocious? Well, of course he was because he was far more advanced in the read more


Born the Prince of Peace All about Mary

Church News | Sunday, 23 December 2018

The focus and theme of this morning’s service was all about Mary. Mary, a young, innocent girl engaged to be married who became pregnant and was encouraged to travel away from her home to visit her read more


A beautiful Nativity scene Christmas Celebration

Church News | Monday, 17 December 2018

On Thursday the 13th December the Ladies Group held their annual Christmas Celebrations. Outside it was cold, wet and windy but inside, St Leonard’s Hall was warm and filled with chatter and laughter. Eventually we all read more


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 22nd Dec. 5.30pm: Blue Christmas Service in Church for the Bereaved. Sunday 23rd Dec. 5.30pm: Village Carol Service in Church Monday 24th Dec. 3.00pm: Crib Service in Church Monday 24th Dec. 4.00pm: 2nd Crib Service 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