Trinity Sunday Celebrations

Trinity Sunday this year was particularly special as it marked the retirement of Philip Overman after 7 years as Churchwarden, and after many more as Treasurer. Philip's contribution to the life and well-being of our church over a long period of time has been significant and he will be greatly missed. The occasion was marked during the 9.30 service by a presentation to him of a framed and inscribed photograph of the church, a thank you card signed by the congregation, together with a quantity of vouchers for the Cliffs Pavilion & Palace Theatre, and some book tokens. As any current or past churchwarden, treasurer or their spouses will freely testify, these roles are very time consuming and d

Anyone for a spot of gardening?

With the news that our new priest will be joining us in just a few weeks, work has started on clearing up the rectory garden, which had become badly overgrown over the past two years. At the request of our Archdeacon and the Diocese, we are concentrating on tackling the thick brambles and overgrowth along the fences which in places is several metres thick and over 4 metres high. We have managed to get a number of volunteers working, over several sessions and although there is still much to do, it is already looking much better. Thanks are due to Peter Yates, Jane Payn, Ian Jewell, David Susans, Paul and Mary Schurer, Rob and Judy White, and Les Harrod, and it is hoped we can add several more

July Letter in 'Trinitas'

The July 2019 letter, written by Fr Chris Giles, for our monthly parish magazine, Trinitas, follows: Dear Friends The gesture of welcome is probably the most important act we can offer to another person, this is so relevant whether it is to friends, work colleagues or strangers. When we receive a warm welcome it enables us to feel as though we belong even if we initially feel out of place. In our Christian lives, with Jesus as our example, we should never be hesitant about welcoming others, especially the stranger. One of my favourite verses from the bible is from Hebrews 13:2, in that we do not know who we are welcoming! While he lived on earth, Jesus always welcomed everyone into His pres

Holy Trinity's USP - Interview re East Window

Peter Holmes of BBC Radio Essex interviewed Holy Trinity's John Banfield recently. To hear the conversation which focuses on the splendid East Window, please listen to the recording via this link. Alternatively, browse our website further and you will find the recording under the 'History' tab. Thank you to John for putting Holy Trinity on the map of BBC Radio Essex listeners.

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