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Starting to re-open our Church for prayer and worship

As mentioned earlier, plans are now well progressed to start to re-open for worship and prayer. At this stage we have services planned until 20 September and we will be using the experiences and feedback from these to inform our plans going forward. A detailed risk assessment has been undertaken to ensure that it is …

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Garden and grounds working party 12 September, 10am till lunchtime

We are having a garden and grounds working party at 10am on Saturday 12 September and all are welcome. We have an exciting project to start.  Come and plant spring bulbs and plugs for a new wildflower meadow! This promises to refresh the front area of the church grounds as well as being a resource …

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We have a number a home groups within the church. For more information please click here or speak to the Rector or a warden.

Radical Presence- Imagining the post- viral age

Dear friends This is an invitation to join Radical Presence- Imagining the post- viral age. The charity Green Christian has created a series of 7 online conversations to help churches build a more sustainable, just and compassionate world after the pandemic. Click here to find more details and reserve you place to join us.  As we edge towards …

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Weekly Services and Events during Lockdown

Sunday Every Sunday morning, join with Rev Lorraine and other members of the congregation for morning worship from 10:15.  You can access this via either the St Stephen’s  Church—Colchester Facebook page or via our Church Web site All are welcome to join us and share any feedback or requests.  Please share with your friends Zoom Café …

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Zoom Café Starts on Monday 18 May from 2:00 pm

Zoom Café Monday afternoons from 2:00 to 3:30 pm Pop in and out as you like (free of charge, but bring your own drink and snacks!) To join on line: Click here OR via Zoom with meeting number 860 8099 1277 OR Join by phone on: 0203 481 5240, 0131 460 1196, 0203 051 2874 …

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Alleluia, He is risen! Happy Easter.

Joint Rev Lorraine for sunrise Easter Vigil, click here. Click here to join Rev Lorraine and members of St Stephen’s celebrating our Easter Sunday morning service

You are invited….

Please join us for various services over the next few days and beyond, as we prepare for Easter. Please click here to see full details.

Services for Holy Week and meetings for after Easter

Please click here to see details of services planned for Holy Week, together with prayer meeting and Bible studies planned for after Easter For order of service for Evening Prayer, please click here. Order of service for Maundy Thursday Service. If you weren’t able to join us for Evening Pray, but would like to share with …

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Sunday Worship for Palm Sunday 5 April

To join Rev Lorraine in Sunday worship, please click here