Diary & Notices


Sunday 17th March
9:45am Morning Service (St Botolph’s)
11:00am Communion Service (St Peter’s)

Monday 18th March
7:15pm Women’s Get Together (at Castle)
Wednesday 20th March
10:30am Communion Service (at St Peter’s)

Sunday 24th March
9:45am Communion Service (St Botolph’s)
11:00am Morning Service (St Peter’s)


Parish Prayer Cycle: for all in our Parish who live and work in Culver Street, Trinity Street and Culver and Trinity Squares.

Daily Prayer Cycle: for staff and members of the YMCA.

Diocesan Prayer Cycle: for the staff of Chelmsford Cathedral, the events to be held there and for all those who will visit during the coming year. Give thanks, too, for all who generously give of their time as volunteers.


If you believe in the Gospel what you like, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.
St Augustine of Hippo


The next Women’s Get Together is tomorrow (18th) at 7:15pm at Castle Methodist Church. The topic is RNLI (Rupert Cutler). For more information, please contact Gill Poppleton (570725).

Vicar’s Leave. Please note that Mark is on leave this month (to 29 March, inclusive). While he is away, administrative issues should be referred to the Parish Office, and pastoral concerns raised with Aella Gage.

Aella’s final service at St Botolph’s, before he moves to Oxfordshire, will be the Communion Service on Sunday 31st March.

Good Friday service choir at the Mercury. Cantus Firmus is, at the invitation of SGBC, leading the music at the Good Friday Service on April 19th at the Mercury Theatre. They are assembling a choir for the service, and invite anyone at St Botolph’s to join. For more details and rehearsal times, please
contact the Parish Office.

The Mayor’s Afternoon Tea Party. Colchester Night Shelter is inviting you to the Mayor’s Afternoon Tea in the Town Hall on Wednesday 3rd April 2-4pm. All
proceeds raised will go to the Mayor’s chosen charities. Tickets are £15 pp and can be purchased via www.evenbrite.co.uk

ADVANCE NOTICE: the provisional date for the Annual Church Meetings (AMP and APCM) is Wednesday 10th April, at 4pm, in the Hall.

Items for inclusion in the Notices or Diary should be emailed to the Town Centre Parish Office or posted to the Town Centre Vicarage to arrive by 12 noon on the preceding Tuesday.