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St Peter & St Thomas Church, Stambourne

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St Margaret's Church, Tilbury Juxta Clare

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St John The Baptist Church, Little Yeldham

"An intimate and peaceful environment, here to offer a warm welcome to everyone"

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St Nicholas Church, Castle Hedingham

"An ancient church working hard to provide outreach"

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St Margaret of Antioch Church, Toppesfield

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St Peter's Church, Sible Hedingham

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Church opening during Pandemic.

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.

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 Parishes are now open for services
(social distancing will still apply)

Please click link below:

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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 our every blessing.

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
Safeguarding

We are committed to Safeguarding children and young people and vulnerable adults. 

The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website: https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding

Details of our Parish Safeguarding Representative can be found on our website.