At the end of September, I spent a day visiting a number of churches and church activities in Essex, which even today still warm my heart, even though the warm days of September seem a long time ago!
The visit to the Mid and South Essex Area Partnerships focused mainly on Chelmsford and Rayleigh. My day started when I joined the Ministers’ meeting for Mid and South Essex Area Partnerships held in Christ Church URC Chelmsford – and what a great bunch of gracious followers of Jesus they are. After this good conversation, I was shown round the excellent facilities at Christ Church, and told about their good fortune of a large legacy. I was impressed to hear how they have shared their good fortune by giving and lending a substantial portion of the legacy. My morning in Christ Church concluded by joining their Celtic Daily Prayer service, held every weekday at noon, and open to all. Continue reading