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Weekly Bible Study and Prayer Meeting on Zoom

Just a quick update: Weekly Prayer Meeting (Tuesday at 10:00) We will be starting back this coming Tuesday 4 Jan.  I won’t be able to join, but Sally has agreed to lead and Debbie will open up and run the Zoom part.  Thank you both. Bible Study Sally has kindly found some really exciting looking …

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Messy Church this Sunday 2 Jan 2022

Messy Church is online only this Sunday at 11am.Get your craft boxes out ready!

Service Update 23 December:

Regrettably, due to people having to isolate due to COVID the Christmas Eve midnight Holy Communion Service at St Margaret’s has had to be cancelled.  We are really sorry about this. All the other published services should still be able to proceed as planned.

Extra COVID Precautions

Our church will be socially distanced and ventilated over the Christmas period. If you’re coming in wrap up warm. But please stay at home if you can live stream- we will live stream all services- you are very welcome to come in if you can’t.

Letter from Archdeacon Ruth

Click here or on the link below to see letter from Archdeacon Ruth: http://ststephens-colchester.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Letter-from-Archdeacon-Ruth-Nov-2021-1.pdf

Changes in Covid precautions: Worship at St Stephens from Sunday 15th August 2021

Following the government announcements about relaxation of Covid restrictions from 19th July, the PCC has agreed that a cautious approach is appropriate until further notice. The following arrangements will be in place from Sunday 15th August: Booking for services is no longer required. Attenders asked to enter by the front entrance and exit, as before, …

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Plans to re-open for Worship from Sunday 18 April

With the relaxation of COVID restrictions we are planning to re-open the Church for worship from Sunday 18 April at 11:00 am together with fortnightly Wednesday morning services. Clearly this is subject to no further changes in Government, Local Authority or Church of England guidance. Number will remain restricted to comply with social distancing requirements …

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Holy Week and Easter

Please see our new tab for full details of services and worship planned for this special time of the year or please click here.

Ash Wednesday & Lent Study; The Poet’s Gospel

Ash Wednesday & Lent Study; The Poet’s Gospel Next Wednesday (17 February) as we enter Lent please join us on Zoom via the internet or the telephone (full details below) at 7:30 pm for a short Ash Wednesday service. Then, starting on Wednesday, 24 February, again at 7:30pm, we will be running a weekly Lent …

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Services in December

From 06 December weekly Sunday Morning Worship at 10:15 we will be sharing with a shortened Eucharist service, subject to no further changes in Church of England guidance and / or restrictions. We will also celebrate Christmas with a short service on Christmas morning at 10:15 (you will also be able to join these services …

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