Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford Easthorpe

Sunday Services up to 26th September 2021

5 Jul 2021, 10 a.m.
Church_news

Our planned Sunday services up to the end of September are shown below but are subject to change depending on covid restrictions.  Please check the News section on the Home page of the Layer Churches website at www.layerchurches.org.uk/#news for any updates and the Forthcoming Events page at www.layerchurches.org.uk/upcoming.htm

Four of our five churches remain open for private prayer on the days and at the times shown at the foot of this page. These are subject to review as circumstances change.


Sunday, 4th July 2021 - Fifth Sunday after Trinity

11:00am  Five Parishes Holy Communion - St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye
This will be Lydia's last service with us before she takes up her new appointment at Duxford, in the Diocese of Ely. Weather permitting, the service will be held outside, followed by refreshments.

Sunday, 11th July 2021 - Sixth 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, 18th July 2021 - Seventh 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

10:30am  Holy Communion - St Mary the Virgin, Easthorpe

Sunday, 25th July 2021 - James the Apostle

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

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

Sunday, 1st August 2021 - Ninth Sunday after Trinity

9:30am  Lammas Service - St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney
Led by the Revd Janet Nicholls, Agricultural Chaplain, Chelmsford Diocese.

Sunday, 8th August 2021 - Tenth Sunday after Trinity

9:30am   Five Parishes Holy Communion - St Michael & All Angels, Copford

Sunday, 15th August 2021 - The Blessed Virgin Mary

9:30am   Parish Communion with Baptism - St Mary the Virgin, Layer Marney
Celebrant: The Ven Ruth Patten, Archdeacon of Colchester.

Sunday, 22nd August 2021 - Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

9:30am  Five Parishes Holy Communion - St Mary the Virgin, Easthorpe

Sunday, 29th August 2021 - Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity

9:30am  Five Parishes Holy Communion - St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

Sunday, 5th September 2021 - Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

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

10:30am  All Age Worship - St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

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

Sunday, 12th September 2021 - Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

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

9:00am   Pets Service - St Michael & All Angels, Copford

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

Sunday, 19th September 2021 - Sixteenth 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

10:30am   Holy Communion - St Mary the Virgin, Easthorpe

Sunday, 26th September 2021 - Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

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

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


PRIVATE PRAYER - Our Churches are open as follows:

Our churches are 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: Every day from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

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

The above days and times are those effective as at 5th July 2021 but are subject to review. Please check our websites and Facebook pages for any changes.

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.