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The candle of HOPE. 28 November 2022

Advent Sunday:

After celebrating ‘stir-up Sunday’ last week and now that our Christmas puddings are nestled in their bowls, quietly maturing, perhaps we can begin to look forward. The first of Advent is a time of waiting, hoping and, anticipation… So today we had our beautiful advent candles set up on which to gaze. Our first... Read more


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Verse of the Week

But know this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched and not allowed his house to be broken into. Therefore, you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect. Matthew 24: 43-44

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We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults.

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Our Safeguarding officer is Lis - contact details 01245 440443

Chelmsford Diocesan Safeguarding Team can be contacted at safeguarding@chelmsford.anglican.org or call: 01245 294444 or Social Services Out of Hours call: 0345 606 1212