Serving Jesus by serving the local community in the Stansted area

About Us

We are a group of five Church of England churches comprising St John’s Church, Stansted Mountfitchet; St Mary the Virgin Church, Birchanger; St Mary the Virgin Church, Farnham; Holy Trinity Church, Takeley and All Saints Church, Little Canfield.

Some highlights for November 2023

Weekly Sunday services are:
• St John’s (Stansted), 9.30am
• St Mary’s (Birchanger), 11.15am
• St Mary’s (Farnham), 11.15am
• Holy Trinity (Takeley) and All Saints (Little Canfield), 9.30am

Sunday services will be held at Holy Trinity on the 12th and 26th of November.
Sunday services will be held at Little Canfield on the 5th, 12th and 19th of November.

Remembrance Sunday services will be at
Stansted – 9.30am service in St John’s; 10.45am in the memorial gardens
Birchanger – 10.50am service, beginning at the war memorial in the churchyard, then continuing in the church.
Farnham – 10.45am service, beginning and ending in church, with a procession to the war memorial in the churchyard.
Takeley – 10.45am at the Silver Jubilee Hall, followed by a service in Holy Trinity
Little Canfield – 9.30 service at All Saints; 10.45am at the American war memorial.

Other events
Fireworks, Friday 3rd November, from 5.30pm, Millers Field (next to Holy Trinity Church, Takeley).
Beer and Hymns, Saturday 11th November, after the meat raffle, Birchanger Social Club
Christmas Market, Saturday 18th November, 12pm-3pm, St John’s Hall (Stansted)
Coffee mornings, Thursdays from 11.00am, Touchpoint Community Hub (Stansted)
Wednesday tea afternoons at Birchanger meeting room, 2-4pm
Coffee Pot, Tuesdays from 10.00am (Little Canfield)
Coffee morning, Wednesday 29th November, 10.00am, St Mary’s Church (Farnham)
Discipleship group, Thursday evenings at 8pm. Please contact Rev Colin for details.

There is further information about weekly events on our bulletin page.

St John’s,
Stansted Mountfitchet

Holy Trinity,

St Mary the Virgin,

All Saints,
Little Canfield

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We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. The PCCs of the five churches have adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding, which may be found on the Church of England’s website here. Click on the links to email our Parish Safeguarding Officers at StanstedBirchangerFarnham and Takeley and Little Canfield.