Leader: Brian Greatrex
Administrator: Michael Gray
10.30 1st Wednesday
This long-established group meets monthly to visit a couple of churches in Essex and beyond; occasionally there is a coach visit to a more distant destination, but normally members make their own travel arrangements and find their own refreshments.
The usual date is the first Wednesday of the month, and we would normally convene at 10:30 at the first church. We are sometimes offered refreshments when we arrive. It is expected that members make an appropriate donation to church funds.
We have planned three visits this year, before resuming as usual in March 2022 after a winter break. If you would like to join us, please get in touch, and we will be delighted to add you to the membership list.
The dates and destinations are shown below.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed Nov 3rd|
Buttsbury and Stock – 20 minutes from Chelmsford by car.
St Mary’s Buttsbury is a village church without a village. Was it perhaps wiped out by the Black Death ? This lovely church has Saxon origins, and boasts a fragment of Doom painting.
Just down the road is All Saints, the beautifully kept parish church of Stock Harvard, with its fine timber belfry. For most of its history, a chapel dependent on the more important Buttsbury church.
Click on a picture below to see it full-size with more details.