Welcome to the Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul

St Osyth Church, Church Square, St Osyth, Clacton on Sea, Essex, Co16 8NU                                                                   Charity No. X96628 (St Osyth PCC)

    Hello and welcome to our website.  This front page will give you direct links to other pages with current news so please scroll down! 

    Good News!!!! With the change in Government restrictions we are pleased to announce that there will be a Communion Service each week commencing on Thursday 3rd December at 10am.  It also means that we can resume our Sunday Services of Holy Communion at 11am starting on Sunday 6th December!! 

    I am very much looking forward to seeing you back in Church – don’t forget your face coverings.  As usual, we will be taking sensible precautions of course to prevent cross infection.  There will be a table in front of the door with a sanitiser, disposable gloves and paper hand towels, all these to be used to keep you safe.

    See you soon.

    Every Blessing

    Sharon

    Services

    The church will remain  open daily for private prayer & for the receipt of Food Bank donations but please note that the Church will be closed on Tuesday, 1st December and Friday, 4th December to enable the floor to be cleaned and polished.

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    St Osyth Parish Church is a beautiful building which lies in the centre of the village.  Whether you are a member of a congregation or a visitor, or just passing and drawn by spiritual need we hope you will find our Church a welcoming and uplifting place to be.  You will not be visiting a museum but a lively centre of worship and music.  It is a happy, special place and we hope you will join us both in worship and in the many activities that are organised here at St Peter and St Paul. You are very welcome at any of our services and we trust you will find peace, joy and friendship within our inclusive and enthusiastic Church family. 

    Our Church is both used and loved in equal proportion even during pandemics!!

    Every Blessing

    Sharon 

    NEWS

    Do take a look at a fabulous film of the Church showing the new weather vane plus more great interior and exterior footage of our stunning building, superbly filmed by Daz Finch with his drone  – Click Here!!

    NOT the Christmas Fayre Fundraiser

    For full details and pictures of some of the fabulous prizes  click here!

    Do come along on  Saturday 19th December to the Lytch Gate where there will be Christmas cake (all sorts of cake!!) and produce stall  – you can also make your Lucky Dip donations and purchase your Message Angel for the memory tree at the same time!

    What is the Christmas Memory Tree? – Click here for more details

    Your Church during Covid 19

    Our lives and routines are still disrupted by Covid 19 and the ever changing regulations and restrictions.  However,  we shall continue to keep you fully up to date with Church news through the website as much as possible.  All links for the most current and up to date news will be found here on the Front Page!!

    There is lots of information on the weekly pew sheets –  for the current one  for 29.11.20. including notices click here   

    Keep up to date on the new Church FaceBook page – click here…. 

    Lockdown initiatives from local supermarkets and food storesClick here for more information

    SALVATION ARMY FOOD BANK – We will still be collecting for the Salvation Army and ask you to leave your gifts in the Church Porch.  They still need food donations particularly during this unprecedented time of alarm surrounding the coronavirus – for example tinned fish, rice, hot chocolate, dried mashed potato, powdered and Long Life milk, sugar, fruit juice and squashes – all supplies are currently low and all help is gratefully appreciated! If you are self isolating and cannot get out arrangements have been made with local stores  click here for more details of how and where to help.

    Remembrance Sunday, 8th November 2021 ​St Osyth Parish Church and St Osyth Royal British Legion​

    The annual Remembrance Service this year was filmed in our church in advance. The service is now available for you to watch online via the link below:

    Remembrance Day Service 

    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/ or on the safeguarding pages of the Chelmsford Diocese: https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding

    Details of our Parish Safeguarding representative can be found on the noticeboard in the Church.  Our Parish Safeguarding  representative, Sonia Grantham, can be contacted at sonia.grantham@me.com

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