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Welcome to Saint Clement's Church

Leigh-on-sea

Safeguarding at Saint Clement's

We are committed to ensuring Saint Clement's is a safe place for all.  The Parochial Church Council of the Parish of Saint Clement's has adopted the House of Bishops' Promoting a Safer Church Safeguarding Policy Statement.  Please click here for our parish Safeguarding Procedures.

Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Gillian Alden, stclementspsr@outlook.com, please contact them with any enquiries.  Click here for our 'who's who' of safeguarding contacts.
Saint Clement's is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford.

For further information about Safeguarding in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here.  For information about the Diocesan Safeguarding Team and Safeguarding contacts in the Diocese of Chelmsford click here. 
If you believe that somebody is in immediate risk of danger or harm you should call 999 and ask for the police.

Saint Clement 

Patron Saint of Leigh-on-Sea, Bishop of Rome, Apostolic Father, Martyr, Patron Saint of Sailors, pray for all of us.  Click here for the Saint Clement prayer.

Bells of Saint Clement's

Hear the bells this weekend, which will ring to celebrate the wedding of another lovely couple at Saint Clement's on Saturday afternoon.

Services

Mass times are listed at the foot of this page. This Seventh Sunday After Trinity we have two Masses, 8am Said Mass and 9.30am Sung Parish Mass.  

Live-Stream from Saint Clement's

Click here for our YouTube channel & hit SUBSCRIBE. 

Weekly News

The newsletter for this Seventh Sunday After Trinity is here, and the readings for this are here.

Click here for our prayer calendar, and pray for the parish, that God’s will be done, and that He would bring the people of this parish into a relationship of love with Him.

Donating to HARP:

HARP plays a huge role in protecting the most vulnerable in our society.  You can bring donations to Bradbury Day Centre, 103-107 York Road, Southend-o-S, SS1 2DL, Mon-Fri 9am-4pm.  Can also bring items for HARP and Foodbank to St Clement's and other local churches.

What's needed: non-perishables like Coffee, Sugar, Baked Beans, Spaghetti, Tinned Tomatoes, Bolognese Sauce, Pot Noodles / Packet Noodles, Tinned Ravioli, Macaroni Cheese, Tinned Meat, ie curry, stew, Long-life Milk, Jam and Dog Food.  Also: Fray Bentos Pies, Curry Sauce, Rice Pudding, Custard, Biscuits, Soup, Teabags and Squash.  Bottled water and drinks cartons are also well received.  Toiletries too: soap bars, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo.  All donations very gratefully received. Thank you!!

Churchyard

Saint Clement's' churchyard and it's blooms are there for all of us to enjoy.  A stroll round the churchyard, on the mowed path, is a blessing.  This beautiful garden is in bloom as a result of countless hours of careful gardening by our Church Grounds team who put in so much thought, skill and effort to bring the grounds in to bloom.  As ever, we ask that however pretty they look, PLEASE DO NOT PICK THE CHURCHYARD FLOWERS. 

Face2Face Arts Chaplaincy

We have been delighted to be Venue 25 for the 2024 Art Trail, displaying the beautiful works of Violette Dooley.  We will be open all this weekend, from 10.30am to 12noon and then from 2 until 4pm on Saturday, and again on Sunday 14th from 12noon until 4pm.  For information about Art Space and more information about Face2Face arts at Saint Clement's, have a look at our Arts@ page.

Parish Magazine for July 2024

Saint Clement's July magazine is available in church.  Filled with interesting articles and insights into parish life.  For an e-copy please request via saintclementsleigh@outlook.com.  

Fundraising

Registered Charity number: 1130512

Please see our Fundraising section for updates.  

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.  A contact details form can be downloaded here for you to complete and return so that we may contact you in the way you choose and in line with GDPR regulations.

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 Saint Clement's Church

Items for inclusion in the church calendar should be emailed to the Parish Office: saintclementsleigh@outlook.com

Coffee Mornings

Refreshments will be served throughout our Summer Folk Craft Fair, which is on Saturday, 20th July, from 11am to 4pm. 

As well as our delicious home-made cakes with tea, coffee or a cold soft drink we will also be serving cold lunches, with ham or cheese.  And of course you will receive a warm welcome and a listening ear.

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