Welcome to the website for the Churches of Great Waltham, Ford End and The Chignals with Mashbury.

We seek to be a friendly, vibrant, Christian community.  Our Ministry team works with the 3 Churches at Great and Little Leighs and Little Waltham. Services and events are held in all 6 of the Churches; services vary in style and form across the Churches and we try to offer something for everyone, so you can worship in the way that suits you.  Please explore these pages and contact us if you need us in any way or come and worship with us at one of our services or events.

If you would like some help to understand Christianity you might find this website of interest:   Click to go to Christianity UK 

Our special Time to Remember Services for All Souls will be held on  Saturday, 2 November at 10am at Great Waltham andSunday, 3 November at 3pm at Great Leighs Church - all are welcomeThis is a special service to remember those dear to us who have died and to light a candle for them.  If you are unable to attend but would like to add a name to our remembrance prayers please email admin@littleandgreat.org.uk

Remembrance Services will be held as usual at Great Waltham and Ford End on Sunday, 10 November.  At Ford End the Parade moves off at 9.15 with the service in the Church starting at 9.30.  At Great Waltham the Parade of Veterans, Royal British Legion, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers will assemble at Duffries Close at 10.15 before marching to the War Memorial for the Act of Remembrance followed by a Service in the Church.

'We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims / perpetrators of domestic abuse, and vulnerable adults. The PCC has adopted the Church of England's policies and best practice on safeguarding. Please click here for the Church of England's Safeguarding policies. 

Our safeguarding officer is Alison Bates who can be contacted at 07957 228467 or by email on admin@littleandgreat.org.uk

The Chelmsford Diocese Safeguarding Team can be contacted at 01245 294444 or safeguarding@chelmsford.anglican.org.  Out of hours, please contact Social Services on 0345 606 1212 for adults 0345 603 7627 for children.

In a safeguarding emergency dial 999'

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