High Beach: Holy Innocents, High Beach

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A warm welcome awaits you at High Beach Church.

The Church of the Holy Innocents was built in 1873, designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield in Victorian Gothic style and is situated in the heart of Epping Forest. As well as holding Sunday services throughout the year, the church is open every Sunday afternoon between 2.00 and 5.00pm from the beginning of May to the end of September.  Visitors can look around and also enjoy home-made cake and light refreshments in this tranquil setting.

Visitors are encouraged to ascend the church tower to learn how to ring the carillon or to sit inside the church and listen to the Father Willis organ being played. On the altar cloth in the side chapel you can see the cattle brand marks depicted for the local area.  

Please visit our web site www.highbeachchcurch.org.uk to find out more.

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Waltham Abbey
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BCP Holy Communion
Every Sunday at 9:00 AM for ¾ hour
Refreshments Book of Common Prayer
10.30 Family Service
Informal service followed by tea/coffee/biscuits. With Holy Communion on first and third Sunday of the month. Children's activities during the service in adjoining room. Toys for under 5's in side chapel.
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship


Thursday Lunchtime Holy Communion
Every Thursday at 1:00 PM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer



Wheelchair accessible toilets

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass

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Incumbent: The Revd Peter Henry SMITH
Team Vicar: The Revd Kelvin Frederick WOOLMER
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 6673
Built: 1873
Architect: Sir Arthur Blomfield
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: HARLOW (584)
Deanery: EPPING FOREST and ONGAR (58401)
Benefice: Waltham H Cross (08/432 T)
Parish Legal Name: High Beach (580030 )
CofE Church Info: (608030 8/30)
Short URL: acny.uk/6673/
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The current editor is: Nicola Garrett

This page was last updated on Thursday 22nd December 2016
High Beach: Holy Innocents : Church Lane, High Beach, Essex, IG10 4BF

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