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Welcome to St Clements Church

Leigh-on-sea

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 January to July 2018.  For a copy of our 'What's on' booklet, click here.   

Advent and Christmas - in addition to regular events, and all are welcome

The final Advent Course class will be on Tuesday 19th at 6.45pm.

Our Advent book selection is Approaching Christmas, by Jane Williams and/or Haphazard by Starlight, by Janet Morley.  We will meet to discuss the books Weds 17th Jan at 8pm, after Mass.

Carols by Candlelight, The Mayor's Carol Service, will be held here on Sunday 17th December, at 6.30pm. 

Carol Singing in the local streets with Wesley Church, Friday 22nd December, meet at Wesley Church at 6pm.

Christmas Eve: 4pm Crib Service; 6.30pm Vigil Mass of Christmas; 11.30pm Midnight Mass, with Carols from 11.10pm.

Christmas Day: 8am Said Mass of the Dawn; 10am Sung Parish Mass of Christmas

Wishing you a peaceful and holy Christmas and happiness in the New Year

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.

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.

Safeguarding

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.

Face2Face Arts Chaplaincy

Thank you to everyone who supports the Face2Face Arts Chaplaincy Celebration of the Arts.  For details of 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 Sunday evening worship dates and times, click here, and for our Sunday evening worship from January to July 2018, click here

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