Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford Layer de la Haye

St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye

The parish of St John the Baptist, Layer de la Haye, 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, PSO. The Diocese of Chelmsford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. 

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Revd Lydia Smith (Team Vicar)

The Vicarage 45 Malting Green Road Layer de la Haye Colchester CO2 0JJ

Our website

Sunday Morning Worship - On-line

Every Sunday at 9 a.m.

We are now opening some of our churches for public worship and private prayer - see the News item.

On Sundays we are continuing to have a service on YouTube. This is available from 9:00 am each Sunday and includes a bible reading, a reflection or talk and prayers.

It can be viewed live or later at a time to suit you.

Visit our website at for the link to it which changes weekly OR
use the 'More about ..' link below to our YouTube channel.

Recorded service Live stream Morning Worship/Prayer

Current arrangements for public worship and private prayer in our group of five churches.

15 Oct 2020, 3 p.m.