Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford St. Andrew, St. Anne and St. Matthew, Colchester

Colchester: St Anne

Christ, Community, Church: serving our communities and bringing people closer to God.

The parish of Colchester: St Andrew, St Anne & St Matthew is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer - see our website for full details. The Diocese of Chelmsford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

You're invited

You are very welcome at our Advent and Christmas services and events – bring your family and friends or come along on your own. Whether it will be your first time at church or you have been before, we look forward to welcoming you!

Get in touch

Revd Sue Howlett

1 Blackwater Avenue


Our website

Night Prayer

Every Friday at for 15 mins
This is only on our Facebook page - so you can join us from home...or watch at any time afterwards

Come and join us for an early Night Prayer each Friday on Facebook. The liturgy is usually taken from the Church of England Daily Prayer app (see: