wanted to let you know about forthcoming changes to our Parish
Our Parish is in the process of forming a Benefice with the
Parish of Great Bentley, with the agreement from both parishes.
A benefice is a parish or group of parishes whose pastoral care
is given and services are led by the same ministry team. At
this time we think that it may mean a day and a half a week
in Great Bentley and Sunday Services but this will become clearer
once we begin working together which we hope will be in February.
is hoped that we will be able to maintain the majority of our
services and also make opportunities to worship and grow together.
Revd. Heather Connell
is with great sadness that we have to report that Revd. Heather
passed away peacefully on Sunday 21st September at St. Helena's
Hospice in Colchester. Our prayers and thoughts are with her
A large congregation attended Revd. Heather's funeral service
in the church on Tuesday 7th October, which was followed by
a private cremation. Many stayed behaind to enjoy a time of
fellowship and refreshments with Heather's family and friends,
some of whom took the opportunity to attend the St. Osyth Day
service in the Priory Chapel later in the afternoon.
SHOE BOX APPEAL
The Sunday Club children will be supporting the Methodist Chapel
again this year. PLEASE CLICK ON THE "CHILDREN" BUTTON
ABOVE FOR MORE DETAILS.
is a church of great historical interest and has at its heart
the Christian faith. The history of the church runs in parallel
with that of St. Osyth Priory. A guide to the building and a
brief history of the church is available on this website and
in the church should you choose to visit us.
welcome worshippers and visitors to our church from the local
community, the UK and the world.
hope that you will find the information you need on this website.
It includes details of our services, a diary,
and past events. If you cannot find what you are looking for
then please do make contact with us by clicking on the CONTACTS
button above. Better still, if you and your family and friends
are able to visit us, you will find a very warm welcome awaits
look forward to seeing you.
Sharon Miles, Priest in Charge.
Sharon Miles and Curate, Revd.Eddie Howson
of our regular church services can be found on the WORSHIP page.
To see what events are planned, please visit the DIARY PAGE.
You can read Revd. Sharon's latest article in the ST OSYTH NEWS
magazine by going to the PARISH
access is available. Wheelchair users please note however that
the doorway via this entrance is only 25 inches wide. Otherwise
access is through the two main entrance doors which both have
a short step.