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A notice from the Vicar, Associate Minister and Church Wardens about our Sunday services.


Following strong advice from the Archbishops we regret to inform you that all our church services will be suspended until further notice. This is in the interest of public health and a desire on the part of the church family across Henham, Elsenham and Ugley, to do our part to help curtail the spread of Coronavirus. We do apologise to anyone who is upset by this decision.


Please be assured that the church family is praying for our communities at this time and members are busying themselves as far as is permissible to assist in the care of those most vulnerable.


Please watch this space for further developments.

Our regular meetings and groups are shown below. If you would like more information about any of the groups please contact the church office.

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First Sunday of each month: Morning service from the Book of Common Prayer.

A weekly service from the Book of Common Prayer.  The 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays of the month are Morning Prayer, with the 2nd and 4th Sundays being Holy Communion. Refreshments served afterwards. For special Festival services (Christmas, Easter & Harvest) we meet at St Mary's Elsenham at 9.30am jointly with the Elsenham Village Hall congregation.
A weekly morning service, with Junior Church  for younger children after the first 20 minutes. On the first Sunday in the month, the service continues with Holy Communion. Services are based on a set liturgy, but with an informal atmosphere. Excellent coffee is served afterwards.

We meet weekly in the Village Hall and the relaxed and informal morning service is for all ages, with a Creche (0-3yrs). Sunday Club (4-8yrs) and Explorers(8-11yrs) meet during the service at Old Frank's (opp. Village Hall). On the 2nd Sunday of the month there is a service of Communion. Outside term time, we meet for all age services. Refreshments served after each service.  For special Festival services (Christmas, Easter & Harvest) we meet at St Mary's Elsenham at 9.30am for a joint service.

11:15am St Mary’s Church, Henham

Morning service with Creche (0-3yrs).  The Sunday Club (4-8yrs), meets in the Church Hall at 11.15 am and joins the service at 12 noon. Explorers (8-11yrs), meets in nearby OSCA. Both Sunday Club and Explorers return to the church at the end of the service for refreshments. The 3rd Sunday of each month is a Communion service. Coffee is served afterwards every week.
This is our youth service but older and younger people are welcomed as well!
Aimed at Pathfinders (yr 7-9) and Crammin' (yrs 10+). We meet at St Mary's in Henham for a service before going off for refreshments and activities in groups.  On the 1st Sunday of the month, Communion is part of the service .

Prayer Meetings


"This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us”. 1 John 5:14

To thank God for all He has done for us, to pray for our work as a church, for our mission partners and individual needs.


Benefice Prayer Meeting - every 4th Monday of each month
We meet in the Church Hall, Henham at 7.30pm for a meal and prayer is from 8-9.00pm.

Ugley Prayer meeting - on the 1st Monday of every month at 12.20pm - 2.00pm. 
We meet in various homes and start with lunch. Details from the Church Office.

Start the Week with Prayer  - We meet every Monday (except Bank Holidays) at 9.30am in the Church Hall, Henham

Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord (James 5:14). 

Please be assured that the clergy are available to visit people at home or in hospital for prayer. If you or someone you know are in need of ministry then telephone the vicar on  01279 850281.

 House Groups

Bible Study

Matthew 4: 4: ‘Man shall not live by bread alone but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God’

We meet together in small groups for Bible study, prayer and fellowship. A great chance to get to know other members of the church better, and support one another in our Christian lives.

The Bible is God’s Word, so studying the Bible helps us to know God better. As our physical body needs nourishment, to be strong spiritually we need a steady diet of His word, to help us to represent Christ to the world and to speak of His saving message. By studying His word we will be able to give reasons and to prove to others why Christ is our hope.

           2.00pm: Old Frank's, Elsenham

           7:00am: Springate House, Chickney Road, Henham 
           Contact: Gary Townsend 01279 850281 

9.30am: Ugley Bible Study (Women’s Group), now meeting in Elsenham

Contact: Church Office 01279 814285

9.30am: 16 Park Road, Elsenham (Women’s Group) 

Contact: Jill Hunt 01279 814143

10:00am: Springate House, Chickney Road, Henham (Women’s Group)

Contact: Rachel Pilcher 01279 850819

7:30pm:  Ugley Green

Contact: Church Office  01279 814285


           1.15pm: Venue arranged weekly

Contact: Jackie Weston 07736 071593

7.30pm: Elsenham

Contact: Church Office   01279 814285

8.15pm: Harleigh House, High St, Elsenham

Contact: Charles & Linda Willbe 01279 815343

8.15pm: 18 Hailes Wood, Elsenham

Contact: Andy & Hannah Fuller-Lewis 01279 898508

8.15pm: Green End Barn, Henham

Contact: Simon Pilcher 01279 850819


9.10am: White Cottage, Henham (Women’s Group)

Contact: Rachel Pilcher 01279 850819