Welcome to the website for the Churches of Great Waltham, Ford End and Chignal Smealey.
We seek to be a friendly, vibrant, Christian community serving the Parishes of Great Waltham with Ford End and The Chignals with Mashbury. Our team is led by Revd Caroline Brown who is also Priest in Charge for 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 hope and try to offer something for everyone, to enable you to 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.
Christmas is Coming ... The full list of our Carol and Christmas Services is on the events page.
This Saturday, 3 December there is the Christmas Fayre in the Church between 11 and 4 against the backdrop of the Christmas Tree Festival. There will be lots of stalls, refreshments and even a visit from Father Christmas. Please do come along.
The Christingle Service takes place at Great Waltham this Sunday at 5pm. It follows on from the lighting of the Village Tree which takes place at 4.45. This is service specially aimed at children it will include a short play and sharing of the Christingles with the collection in aid of the Children's Society.
Carol Singing in the Pub! As in previous years, there will be carol singing in many of the pubs in the villages watch this space for details
If you would like some help to understand Christianity you might find this website of interest: Click to go to Christianity UK
Passion Play 2017 Michael Proctor is working on ambitious plans for performance of the Passion of The Christ at Easter 2017. There are already plenty of tasks that need volunteers. There is a dedicated web page please have a look for more information and contact Michael to get involved. Click to go to the Passion Play Page
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