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Vicar: The Reverend Mark Wallace

St Botolph’s Church      

Colchester               

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK

As ‘to be born’ is, for the Son, to be from the Father, so, for the Holy Spirit, ‘to be the gift of God’ is to proceed from Father and Son.

(St Augustine of Hippo)

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Although steeped in history and host to a wide variety of cultural events, Saint Botolph's Church is first and foremost a place where Christians gather to take part in services, pray together and support each other in Ministry.


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Saint Botolph’s Work Today

This Church of England Church is part of the Diocese of Chelmsford and in the Episcopal area of Colchester. We share a relationship with other churches within the town. Examples of shared activities include a Bible Study Group and worship with Castle Methodist Church.  St Botolph’s also helps support the Night Shelter, the Soup Run for the homeless and the Street Pastors as well as other social and Christian action in the town and further afield. When you visit this Church you are not visiting a museum but a lively centre of worship and music. The Church has a Choral Society and an orchestra that perform concerts throughout the year. Because of the excellent acoustics and comfortable surroundings many other musical groups also use the church. See Concerts


Tower Repair Appeal

Can you help us?

We have raised £167,800 but that still leaves £2,870 to raise.

We are very grateful to our  donors

FISHER JONES GREENWOOD

RED LION BOOKS

COLCHESTER BARBERSHOP

PERSIMMON HOMES

ST BOTOLPH’S MUSIC SOCIETY

FRIENDS OF ESSEX CHURCHES

ALL CHURCHES TRUST

LESLIE MARY CARTER CHARITABLE TRUST

MR AND MRS J P MARLAND'S CHARITABLE SETTLEMENT

ALAN EVANS MEMORIAL TRUST

GARFIELD WESTON FOUNDATION

FSJ TRUST

Castle Methodist Church Women’s Get-Together

NATIONAL CHURCHES TRUST

 for their generous donation

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This week's services and events What's Happening?

Picnic in the Priory

Saturday 2nd June

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