St Thomas Church Bradwell-on-Sea Easter 2017



Do come to one of our Easter Services

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The parishes of St Nicholas Tillingham, St James Dengie and St Lawrence joined St Thomas’ at Bradwell-on-Sea on Sunday 29th January for a Candlemas service conducted by Revd Lionel Webber. Everyone enjoyed the opportunity to worship together and loved the service which had over 50 in attendance. Well done to Wyn and Sheila for providing the coffee and cakes.


New position for a Priest in Charge

Recruiter: Chelmsford Diocese

Contract: Permanent

Location: South East

The Diocese of Chelmsford is currently looking to fill the following post:

Bradwell Episcopal Area


Bradwell-on-Sea, Dengie w Asheldham, St Lawrence and Tillingham

Unique location, unique opportunity in this new multi-parish Benefice within the Maldon and Dengie Deanery

Vision Statement: 'Building on the cornerstone of Christ'.

  • Are you the Priest to help us realise our vision for outreach into our communities and encourage the growth of our congregations, particularly among younger generations and newcomers?
  • Can you enable enrichment of scripture, prayer, art and music in our worship?

We are interesting parishes comprising a variety of communities with a Vicarage in Tillingham and two C of E primary schools within our benefice.

Our parishes are situated on the east coast in delightful countryside on the mouth of the Blackwater, about 20 miles east of Chelmsford and 45 miles north east of London. The benefice has five places of worship and the use of the Chapel of St Peter ad Murum AD654, home of an annual Diocesan festival. Tillingham has had a close link with St Paul's Cathedral since AD604.

Closing date: 8 February 2017   Interview: 10 March 2017

Details on or from the Archdeacon of Chelmsford Email: Tel: 01245 258257




If you are interested in this position, please contact details above.

These are great parishes to work in, near the sea, in the countryside but still not far from Chelmsford and London.

Do come and see us.




Welcome to the  Church of St Thomas Bradwell-on-Sea a happy friendly church offering a warm welcome to all.

We have services every Sunday, 10-30 communion on the first and third Sundays, 10-30 All Age services on the second and forth Sundays, 8-00 Holy Communion on the forth Sunday and an evening service at the Down Hall Care Home at 15-30 on the first Sunday in the month. On the fifth Sunday we have a joint service with St Lawrence Church.

The parish is proud to support our Church school that has very close links to our church community. The school regularly use the church facilities for services and meetings.

We have an active and enthusiastic team of Bell ringers who practice each Friday at 8pm, and ring for all Sunday services.

There is a Thursday Group which is a social group open to all in the parish who wish to meet and chat or have meals together. The group either meet in the church or go for a meal on the first Thursday in the month.

We have an excellent group of flower arrangers who arrange flowers in the church each week and at all the church festivals. We also have beautiful Flower Festivals on special occasions.

St Thomas Church also support and help maintain St Peters Chapel which we have the use of on Sundays and Church Festivals.