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Welcome to the Six Parishes

The Six Parishes are a group of Church of England churches in the Diocese of Chelmsford located in rural west Essex.  Across the parishes we offer a friendly welcome to both those living locally and visitors – whether you are checking out for the first time what following Jesus Christ means or if you already know Him.

We offer a range of services – from the more informal all age services to more traditional services including Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion and Evening Prayer. There is a Junior Church once a month at Good Easter (4th Sunday), and several times a year the parishes get together for services.

We are currently in vacancy and have recently formed a new ministry group with our neighbours in the South Rodings.  The search is on to find a Parish Priest who will lead this group of 10 villages in the next phase of their journey; the Parish Profile can be viewed on the ‘About us and Policies’ page of this website.

NEW – Christmas 2018

Starting on Friday 7th December 5.15pm at St Andrews, Good Easter, please join us for the start of the Christmas season when we host the the village Christmas Tree lights switch on.  Trees decorated by village groups will be on display in the church and the church will be open throughout the Christmas period.

Carol services take place on 9th December at Margaret Roding at 3pm, 16th December at Great Canfield at 11am, at Good Easter at 4pm and at High Easter at 6.30pm and on 23rd December at Aythorpe Roding at 11.15am.

Christmas Eve please join us at 2pm for a crib service at High Roding, at 4.30pm for a Christingle service at High Easter and at 11.30pm for midnight mass at Great Canfield.

Christmas Day our churches and communities celebrate together at 10am at Good Easter

We look forward to welcoming you all into our churches during the Christmas season.

Third Sunday of the month at 11am at White Roding is the 10 Parishes All Age Service.  If you worship in any of our churches with children or would like to introduce your children to church, please join us, noise and wondering welcome!

Follow this link to see what’s happening in the South Rodings parish, www.essexinfo.net/southrodingschurche