As we embark on this journey we will join together in a national Day of Prayer and Action, this Sunday 22 March, Mothering Sunday.
We will remember those who are sick or anxious and those working in our Health Service. As one action we are calling on everyone to place a lighted candle in their window at 7pm as a sign of solidarity and hope in the light of Christ that can never be extinguished.… Read More
All churches are now CLOSED following instruction from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.
This is to let you know that the following are now suspended until further notice:
All Sunday Services at Orsett, Bulphan and Horndon on the HillWeddings and BaptismsEdward Bear Toddler GroupMessy ChurchOasis CaféOrsett Monthly LunchesHorndon Coffee MorningsBible Study GroupsBaptism Preparationand activities in Bulphan Parish Room.… Read More
A bead mosaic of Christ bearing the Cross (see picture) was presented to the team of people from the Benefice who go into The Whitecroft Residential Care Home, once a month, to lead services, offer Holy Communion and chat with the residents. The picture was very kindly made by Chris, the activities manager.… Read More
Several members of the 3 churches of the Benefice go along on a Friday evening to help out at the Homeless Support, organised by Friends of Essex and London Homeless. They set up outside Grays Baptist Church and provide hot meals, clothes, sleeping bags, toiletries and sometimes have advisers and hairdressers there as well.… Read More