About Us

This is the official 'A church near you' page for St Francis Church, Silver End. 

Part of the Witham and Villages Team Ministry within the Church of England.

The parish encompasses two historic churches:

St Mary & All Saint's in Rivenhall and St Francis' in Silver End.

Both churches are available for weddings and baptisms, and there are services each week on Sunday mornings:

St Francis: 9.30 am

St Mary's: 11.00am

There are different styles of service each week ranging from Holy Communion to family focused 'All Age' services, as well as special services such as the Pet Service at St Francis, and Midnight Mass at St Mary's at Christmas. Children are very welcome at ALL services.

Please also see our facebook page, for lots more up to date information about what we have going on: https://www.facebook.com/parishRHSE

We are committed to Safeguarding children and young people and vulnerable adults. The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website: https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding  Details of our Parish Safeguarding Representative can be obtained through the churchwardens. Please contact Peter Hope on 01376 502605