Welcome to Widford!

Welcome to Widford

Parish's website

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the

following services, if you prefer to not attend

in person at this time, we also live-stream most of our

Sunday services on our Facebook pages.



Coming up...


Sunday 7th July

Holy Communion -  St Mary's @ 9:30am

All Age Cafe Church - CHS @ 10:30am


Sunday 14th July

Morning Prayer -  St Mary's @ 9:30am

Praise and Worship - CHS @ 10:30am


Sunday 21st July

Holy Communion -  St Mary's @ 9:30am

Holy Communion - CHS @ 10:30am


Sunday 28th July

All Age Worship -  St Mary's @ 9:30am

Praise and Worship - CHS @ 10:30am


Our usual Sunday worship times: 

9:30am at St. Marys Church, London Road CM2 8TE



10:30am at Church of the Holy Spirit (CHS), Forest Drive 



We welcome all, whatever your age, colour, race or gender.

We would love to see you. 


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Coming October 22nd 2024

Contact the Parish Office for further info and tickets

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Hope cafe is open from 9am - 12 noon on Monday and Tuesday mornings.


Widford Parish Centre, Forest Drive

All welcome.

Very Reasonable prices. Come for a chat and hot drink and more.

Card payments and Cash welcome 




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Open Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 - 12 noon in the     

Parish Centre, Forest Drive, CM1 2TS.

£1.50 per session.

Under 5's

Hope Cafe is running at the same time, so hot and cold drinks and snacks are available!



We also host a bereavement Friendship Group.

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The group is open to those who have been bereaved



We would love to welcome you to any of our services

- just come along and meet us and find out more about Jesus


If you want to know more about the Christian

faith contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Widford Parish is working towards being an eco church...
Both St Mary's and  CHS, have achieved  Silver Awards!
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Widford Parish Mission Statement Prayer

Loving Heavenly Father,

Please help us to grow to be more like Jesus.

We want to get to know Christ together

by loving one another, serving others

and being at the heart of our community.

Lord Jesus, please encourage us on our way.


Widford Parish Safeguarding

Our parish of Widford: CHS/ St Mary's is committed to safeguarding children,

young people and adults from harm.

We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies

and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO).

Our Diocese of Chelmsford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts

for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO.

If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the

PSO Barbara Jones on 01245 353663 or the Diocesan Safeguarding Officer on 01245 294444

or safeguarding@chelmsford.anglican.org

Further information is available here 

If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone,

please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services.



The General Data Protection Regulations came into force in May 2018.

Please if you have not yet sent us your completed form or informed us of your choice of continued contact, fill in a form from the GDPR page, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.us.   Thank you.


Office Hours


The  office is now open from 10am to 12am,

Monday to Friday every week.

01245 355 989

You may call outside of these hours and leave an answerphone message and we will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

You can also contact us via the Office email address:  [email protected]

This email address is checked on a regular basis

and we will try to get back to you as soon as possible.


The website was last updated on 14th April 2024


If you would like to make a donation, please use the following QR code

Widford Parish. Give a little code

and follow the link and choose your amount.  Thank you


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

UK Charity Number: 1128307

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