Bishop John Perumbalath, Bishop of Bradwell's visit 10th March 2019

On 10th March  we welcomed

Bishop John Parumbalath

Bishop John Perumbalath,

Bishop of Bradwell, to our two services,

whilst we supported and fundraised for Comic Relief.

We also took the opportunity to have the

new altar cloths and the new notice boards blessed.

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 If you would like to listen to his sermon given at CHS,

then please click here

Lent 2019

Lent is here again and spans from Ash Wednesday (6th March) to Maundy Thursday (18th April).

The Church of England have a set of resources for Lent 2019, under the title of 

 Lent pilgrim 2019

These are available as a  printed version from Church House Publishing  which can be found  here, or from the Diocesan Bookshop. They are aklso available from

If you have ordered one, they they will be available to collect from Andy, our Curate.


BeatitudesLords prayer 2019


    40 days of eflections for   Lent Course                40 days of reflections for Easter 2019

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and via an app.

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If you are in a home group, you may well be looking at it when you meet.


Safeguarding in Widford Parish

We are committed to the Safeguarding of everyone within our community. For more information please contact...
Parish Rep: Vicky Smith - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Safeguarding contact for the Diocese: 01245 294490
In emergencies always phone 999
other useful contacts include:
  • NSPCC Child Protection Helpline: 0808 800 5000 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are worried about a child.
  • Child-line: 0800 1111 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are a child or young person and are worried about anything.
  • National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines free and open 24 hours). Phone if you are experiencing domestic abuse.
  • Samaritans Helpline: 116 123 (open 24 hours). Phone if you feel you are struggling to cope and need someone to talk to.
  • Action on Elder Abuse Helpline: 0808 808 8141 (free phone Monday to Friday 9-5pm)
Our PCC adopts and commits to the Policy and Practice Guidance on Safeguarding as presented by the House of Bishops.

Office Hours

Monday 9:15am to 11:45am

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and  Friday: 10:30am to 12:30pm

The office is closed between Christmas and New Year

During August the office will only be open on Mondays.

Office Phone Number:  01245 355 989

Office email address


Church of the Holy Spirit
& Widford Parish Office,
Forest Drive,

UK Charity Number: 1128307