The Abbey Church of the Holy Cross & St Lawrence, Waltham Abbey

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Waltham Abbey Church is a vibrant parish that tries to respond to the needs of others, to be inclusive and to be of service to the local community. Excellence in music and liturgy are a high priority, you may wish to check the website (wathamabbeychurch) for details of weekly and monthly services.

The parish of Waltham Abbey is part of the benefice of Waltham Holy Cross (which is itself part of the Deanery of Epping Forest and Ongar Deanery of the Diocese of Chelmsford).

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The Parish Centre,
Abbey Gardens
Abbey View
Waltham Abbey
Essex
EN9 1XQ
01992 767897 (Parish Office)

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Sunday

Holy Communion
Every Sunday at 8:30 AM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer
All Age Service
Normally a non-Eucharistic service on the first Sunday of the month, (the Eucharist is celebrated on Feast Days). Contemporary worship for all ages usually accompanied by the Abbey Choristers
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Parish Eucharist
Common Worship Eucharist with music from the Cathedral repertoire sung by the Abbey's Adult Choir.
Every second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Creche Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
All Age Eucharist
A less formal and slightly shorter communion service for all ages, music provided by the Abbey Choristers
Every third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Choral Communion
A traditional Book of Common Prayer style Communion Service with Sermon almost entirely sung to a very high standard by the Abbey Choir. Cathedral repertoire.
Every first Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Book of Common Prayer
Choral Evensong
A full cathedral style Choral Evensong with sermon sung by the Abbey Choir to a very high standard.
Every second and fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
Evening Worship
A generally quieter and reflective service which takes different forms each month, it could be anything from a Healing Eucharist, Compline, Iona, Celtic or Taize. Check with the Parish Office for details
Every third Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Common Worship

Tuesday

Morning Prayer
Includes communion during Advent and Lent.
Every Tuesday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Market Day Service
A simple, thoughtful midweek lay-led service with a talk, prayers and hymns for those coming to the town for the market.
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM for ¾ hour
Refreshments

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Includes communion during Advent and Lent.
Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
Holy Communion
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for 35 minutes
Refreshments Book of Common Prayer

Thursday

Morning Prayer
Includes communion during Advent and Lent.
Every Thursday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship

Friday

Morning Prayer
Includes communion during Advent and Lent.
Every Friday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
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Evening Worship
Sunday 30th April 2017 at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour
Memorial Service
Sunday 14th May 2017 at 6:30 PM for ¾ hour
Ascension Day Choral Eucharist
Thursday 25th May 2017 at 8:00 PM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Common Worship

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight
Organ

 

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Church Open The Church is open 10-4pm everyday, only closing earlier on Christmas Day and Good Friday

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Hall for Hire Please contact the Parish Office for further details on 01992 767897
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Peter Henry SMITH
Team Vicar: The Revd Kelvin Frederick WOOLMER
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 6676
Built: 1060
Archdeaconry: HARLOW (584)
Deanery: EPPING FOREST and ONGAR (58401)
Benefice: Waltham H Cross (08/432 T)
Parish Legal Name: Waltham Abbey (580043 )
CofE Church Info: (608043 8/43)
Short URL: acny.uk/6676/
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The current editor is: Paul Shipman

This page was last updated on Monday 17th April 2017
 
 
 
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