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Notice of Annual Parochial Church Meeting & Annual Report

Please click here to see notices of this meeting scheduled for 25 October 2020 after morning worship. This will also include the election of Churchwardens, click here for details. To view copy of the Annual Report please click here. Year end 31 December 2019 accounts can be viewed here; Income & Expenditure and Balance Sheet.

Faculty Application

We have made an application for a faculty to undertake some alteration works within the Church here at St Stephens. Please click here to view that Public Notice (form 4a) and to view the application itself click here. Any enquires should be progressed as per the instructions within the Public Notice.

Review of Electoral Roll at APCM on 25 October 2020

We are due to hold our APCM meeting on the 25th October as part of our morning worship. As we lead up to that date we are renewing our electoral roll. If you wish to be added (and meet the criteria noted on the form) then please use the form attached here and email it …

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Weekly Prayer Meeting and Bible Study are back

Please click here for details. All are welcome.

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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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