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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. 

All are welcome at all of our events.  Click here for a list of services, and here for our Sunday evening worship from December 2018 to July 2019.  For a copy of our 'What's on' booklet, click here

Service details can be found on our calendar, and via our newsletter which you can download here.  All are welcome at any and all of our services.

Lent 2019

Ash Wednesday: 6th March - Mass with Imposition of Ashes, 9.30am and 7.30pm

Stations of the Cross: Wednesdays 2pm (after Art Lent Course) and Fridays 6.30pm

Lent Courses: Tuesdays 7.30pm — "Meeting Saint Clement" and Wednesdays 1pm — "The Sorrowful Mysteries in Art"

Lent Book: "The Resilient Disciple" by Justine Allain-Chapman.

A booklet containing information about Lent, Holy Week and Easter at St. Clement's this year can be downloaded here.


Our first Craft Fair of 2019 will be on Saturday 16th March, starting at 11am.  The stall booking form for this Craft Fair can be downloaded here.

The annual St. Clement's May Fair will again be held in Leigh LIbrary Gardens on the second bank holiday Monday in May, the 27th.  To book a stall please download here, and return it, completed, to Ian McLernon to the address on the form.

Help raise funds for St. Clement's Church - Leigh whenever you shop online!  Use easyfundraising to shop with over 3,300 retailers including all the Big Names – when you shop, you’ll raise a free donation for St. Clement's Church - Leigh every time, it’s that easy!  Just click on this link to help support us when you're shopping online.  Thank you!!

Thank you to everyone who supports our fundraising events. 

Weekly News

The parish newsletter for St. Clement's is produced each Sunday.  Recent copies are available on this site.  Please click here for this week's newsletter, Sunday February 24th, and here for last Sunday's, 17th.

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, beautifully printed copies of the magazine can be bought from St. Clement's Church.  Click here to download the magazine for February 2019, and click here to download January's.


Saint Clement's Church is committed to Safeguarding and has a nominated Safeguarding Officer.  If you wish to contact our Safeguarding Officer please email to this address.

Data Protection

Your privacy is important to us, and we want to communicate with church members in a way which has their consent, and is in line with UK law on data protection.  As a result of a change in UK law, we now need your consent to how we contact you.  A contact details form can be downloaded here, for you to complete and return to us so that we may contact you in the way you choose and in line with the new law (GDPR).

You can read how we use your data from our "Privacy Notice" which you can download here.

Face2Face Arts Chaplaincy

St Clement’s Face2Face Arts Chaplaincy are pleased to host an exhibition of work of Access to Art and Design Students from South Essex College.  From 14/2-26/2 they will be showing photographic work responding to their project, Love and Death.  All are welcome! 

For more information about Face2Face arts at St. Clement's, have a look at our Arts@ page.

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 our Sunday evening worship up to July 2019, click here

Coffee Mornings, All are welcome!

Coffee, tea and cakes will be served at our Coffee Morning on Saturday 23rd February, 2019, from 10.15am to 12noon.

Craft Fairs

Thank you to all who supported our Craft Fairs in 2018.  Click here to go to our Fundraising page, where you will find details of all of our fundraising activities.  Details of Craft Fairs in 2019 will be published very soon.

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