Essendon Church

Welcome to St Mary the Virgin, Essendon, part of the Hartford Hundred West Group of Churches.  The other churches in our Group are Bayford, Brickendon, Little Berkhamsted and Ponsbourne (Newgate Street).  We look forward to welcoming you to our Group Zoom Service on Good Friday, our Wednesday Group Telephone Services, or to any of the services in our group of churches.  

We would love to hear from you if you are planning a wedding or christening.

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Rev'd Theresa Musiwacho

Hartford Hundred Rectory
1 Little Berkhamsted Lane
Little Berkhamsted

SG13 8LU

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Holy Communion

Every Wednesday at for 30 mins
Essendon Church
Church Street Essendon, AL9 6AU, GB

Said Holy Communion (BCP)


The Hartford Hundred West Group of Churches is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults, and follows the House of Bishops guidance and policies. Essendon has its own Parish Safeguarding Officer, Belinda Kent-Lemon (01707 272207). The Diocese of St. Albans’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises Parish Safeguarding Officers. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm, please contact Belinda or the Diocesan Safeguarding Team. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

More information on the Church of England’s National Safeguarding can be found at