Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford Copford

Sunday Services and Church Openings for Private Prayer

17 Sep 2020, 8 p.m.
Church_news

FACE COVERINGS: Since August 8th face coverings have been mandatory in places of worship
and we ask your cooperation in observing this new legal requirement at our services.
Children under 11 and people with certain medical conditions are exempt.
If you have any concerns, do please get in touch.

We have resumed public worship in our churches.  Sunday services during September are as follows:

Sunday, 6th September 2020 - Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

9:00am Holy Communion - St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney

10:30am Holy Communion - St Michael & All Angels, Copford

12 Noon Harvest Festival and Picnic - St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

Sunday, 13th September 2020 - Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

9:00am Morning Prayer - St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney

9:00am All Age Worship - St Michael & All Angels, Copford

10:30am Holy Communion - St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

Sunday, 20th September 2020 - Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

9:00am Holy Communion - St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney

10:30am Morning Praise - St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

12 Noon Harvest Festival and Picnic - St Mary the Virgin, Easthorpe

Sunday, 27th September 2020 - Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

9:00am Holy Communion - St Mary the Virgin, Layer Breton

10:30am Holy Communion - St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

12 Noon Harvest Festival and Picnic - St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney

4:00pm Harvest Festival and Picnic = St Michael & All Angels, Copford


These arrangements are subject to review so please check our websites and Facebook pages for up to date information.

If you are coming to services or visiting the church, please observe the government's social distancing guidelines and use the hand sanitiser provided. To keep others safe, please do not enter if you have COVID-19 symptoms. Those who are shielding or self-isolating also should not visit.

If you have any questions, concerns or comments please contact Lydia, our Team Vicar, on 01206 738759 or [email protected]


Open for Private Prayer

Our churches are now open for individual private prayer (except during services) as follows:

St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye: Sundays and Wednesdays only, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney: Sundays and Wednesdays only, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

St Michael & All Angels, Copford: Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

St Mary the Virgin, Easthorpe: Sundays and Wednesdays only, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

These arrangements are subject to review so please check our websites and Facebook pages for up to date information.

If you are visiting any of our churches, please observe the government’s social distancing guidelines and use the hand sanitiser provided. To keep others safe, please do not enter if you have COVID-19 symptoms. Those who are shielding or self-isolating also should not visit.