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Welcome to St Clements Church


Thank you

To all who visit our church and attend services.  We hope you find a welcoming and uplifting place of worship and look forward to meeting you again soon. 

In addition to our regular services and events we now have details for Lent, below.  All are welcome at all of these events.

Weekly News

The parish newsletter for St. Clement's is produced each Sunday.  To see a recent copy click here.

Parish Magazine

The monthly magazine produced by St.Clement's editorial team is filled with interesting articles, insights into parish life and many useful facts, the magazine can be bought from St. Clement's Church.  Click here to download.

Lent 2017

Lent Courses:

Mondays at 7.30pm with Fr. Neil, Ways Into Prayer, 20th, 27th March and 3rd April

Wednesdays at 2pm with Fr. Clive, The Creed, 22nd, 29th March

Stations of the Cross, Up to and including 5th April: Wednesdays, immediately following 7.30pm Mass

Confessions: 6pm Fridays 24th, 31st March, And in Holy Week: 6pm Tuesday 10th April, Wednesday 11th and Maundy Thursday

9th April at 4.30pm, Palm Sunday Taizé Service: Anyone who wants to be involved in the Taizé Service please contact Phil


Saint Clement's Church is committed to Safeguarding and has a nominated Safeguarding Officer.

Royal Opera House Challenge, 2017

On 28th February we were thrilled to hear that two of our local students have been announced as Winner and Highly Commended in the 2017 Royal Opera House Challenge, in the Marketing Strategy and Design category.  Both students are from South Essex College, Southend Campus; Lee Lawrence is the Winner in this category.  Lee's poster design can be seen on the screen in the photo to the right, during the Private View held recently at St. Clement's Church in Leigh-on-Sea, while Velda Pond is Highly Commended in this category.  Congratulations to Lee, Velda and to all of our students who have worked so hard on the Challenge this year.

All Are Welcome Here

We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, widowed, gay, confused, filthy rich, comfortable, or dirt poor. We extend a special welcome to those who are crying new-borns, skinny as a rake or could afford to lose a few pounds. You’re welcome if you are Old Leigh, New Leigh, Not Leigh, or just passing by. 

We welcome you if you can sing like Pavarotti or can’t carry a note in a bucket. You’re welcome here if you’re ‘just browsing,’ just woke up or just got out of prison. We don’t care if you’re more Christian than the Archbishop of Canterbury, or haven’t been in church since little Jack’s christening.We extend a special welcome to those who are over 60 but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome keep-fit mums, football dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, junk-food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if you’re having problems or you’re down in the dumps or if you don’t like ‘organised religion.’ We’ve been there too!

If you blew all your money on the horses, you’re welcome here. We offer a welcome to those who think the earth is flat, work too hard, don’t work, can’t spell, or because grandma is in town and wanted to go to church.

We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now, had religion shoved down your throat as a kid or got lost on the London Road and wound up here by mistake. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding hearts ... and you!

"The Church of England Parish Church of Saint Clement of Rome, Leigh Town Church. Anglo-Catholic in Tradition and Inclusive in Welcome"

What's going on at St Clements Church

Our busy programme of events, to which all are welcome, is included in the church calendar on this site.  Items for inclusion in the church calendar should be emailed to the Parish Office: saintclementsleigh@outlook.com

Our regular service times are listed here.

For Sunday evening worship dates and times, click here.


Lent Book: The Things He Did by Bishop Stephen Cottrell

Lent Course: Mondays at 7.30pm with Fr. Neil, Ways Into Prayer, 20th, 27th March and 3rd April

                     Wednesdays at 2pm with Fr. Clive, The Creed, 22nd, 29th March

Stations of the Cross, March 8th—5th April: Wednesdays, immediately following 7.30pm Mass

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