The parish church of St Leonard in Lexden

Welcome to St Leonard’s! 

St Leonard’s Church is inclusive, welcoming and friendly. At St Leonard’s everyone is welcome. Nobody is ever expected to fit into a mould: we come in all shapes and sizes; from all kinds of backgrounds – and everyone, and anyone, should feel supported and loved. No matter who or what we are, we are all God’s children and at St Leonard’s we celebrate that diversity. St Leonard’s is your parish church.

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(01206) 575565
Rev'd Matt Simpkins
(01206) 577392

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9.45am: Parish Eucharist (live streamed and at St Leonard's)

Every Sunday at
The parish church of St Leonard in Lexden
Lexden Road Colchester Essex, CO3 4BL, United Kingdom

At present St Leonard's holds two identical Parish Eucharists each Sunday at 9.45am and 11.00am. This is because our church building's capacity is severely limited due to social distancing.

If you would like to attend in person please register at, and make sure you follow the latest Government and NHS advice.

The 9.45am service is live-streamed at

For the latest details, times, and instructions about what you may need to do in order to attend, please go to or

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