Church opening during Pandemic.
Following the governments new rules regarding church services we have re-commenced limited services. Whilst adhering to the regulations for covid-19 there will still be services online. Please check our Services & Events on our website to find out a service near you.
We regret to announce that due the local risk from COVID-19 in our area being so high and for the protection of our congregation, the ministry team, we have temporarily closed our Churches till further notice.
Sunday service’s are available on the Facebook, Village pages, YouTube (search for Revd Liz Paxton) or our website go to the link Videos at the top right of home page.
The Hedinghams and Upper Colne Benefice Pray that you had a comfortable Christmas and wish you well in the New Year
Please go to the top of the main page of the website and click on the Services and Events link for further details.
As a church community we are still praying for this situation and our parishes and we send every blessing.
Please be aware that there are lead thieves in our area –
Castle Hedingham & Halstead
We are a group of seven churches in the historic, beautifully rural Hedingham and Upper Colne area.
Each of our churches has its own individual and unique personality. However, as a benefice, we are united in our shared passion of serving the people in our communities. We’re a caring, friendly and open-minded group who’s primary role is to take good care of souls. Learn about our wider vision and how we engage with our community below.
A vision for our churches
In the light of God’s call, our vision is to promote Christian faith and fellowship in our community by :
- proclaiming the Gospel of God’s saving love through Jesus Christ
- worshiping God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit with joy and sincerity
- welcoming all who come to church, respecting our differences
- serving one another and this community in the power of God’s grace
- praying for parishioners in need and for the wider community
- meeting our financial obligations
- doing all that we can with care and joy