Glowstick Services

The Christingle services are a popular event during Advent, but as with many things in 2020 just not possible in the usual format.

So 2020 meant an outdoor glowstick service in the Benefice churchyards, with attendees socially distanced.  Being December the weather was seasonally inclement, but it didn’t deter some hardy souls turning out, as seen in these photos from Bulphan.… Read More

What do our services look like?

For many weeks churches were closed and all sorts of things have been done to give people the opportunity to worship.

But in July churches were allowed to open, but all manner of constraints as driven by the current situation. Currently we are only able to hold services in Horndon and Orsett due to their lay out accommodating distancing guidance.… Read More

Churchwarden becomes a Grandmother

In all of the current goings on good news is like hen’s teeth.

But Orsett Churchwarden Janet Wilkins has been able to celebrate becoming a grandparent when her son Andrew and his wife Lisa had a daughter Willow Louise.

Andrew has given permission for us to share this picture of Willow with her proud mummy and daddy.… Read More