Vicar: Rev’d Caroline Beckett - 01206 30 87 26 - revcarolinebeckett@gmail.com

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Church Postal Addresses

Church Postal Addresses:

All Saints’ Church, Church Road, Brightlingsea, CO7 0RZ

St James’ Church, High Street, Brightlingsea, CO7 0AE

Priest in Charge

Vicar

The Rev’d Caroline Beckett, B.A., The Vicarage Richard Ave Brightlingsea CO7 0LP Tel 01206 30 87 26 email revcarolinebeckett@gmail.com. Or you can contact the church office inside St James’ church, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea CO7 0AB

Or send an e-mail: brightlingseaparish@btconnect.com

Prayer Requests If there is anything or anyone for whom you would like us to pray you can leave your request by calling this number:

01206 825479 

This number is only for prayer requests. If you need to call us about anything else you can find a list of the contact details of the Vicar and officers of the church here:

Contact details for the Vicar and other church officers during the pandemic

St James’ Church Office

St James’ Church Office

Inside St James' church, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea CO7 0AB

The church office telephone no. is 302378. During the pandemic the office is unattended so if you have a message you would like to leave please send an email to  brightlingseaparish@btconnect.com or a letter to St James Church Brightlingsea CO7 0AB or call the Vicar on 01206 30 87 26 or leave a message with Chris Bloor on 01206 30 33 31. Letters can be posted through to the office when St James is open 8am-2pm each weekday.

You can find a list of the contact details of the Vicar and officers of the church here:

Contact details for the Vicar and other church officers during the pandemic

PCC

Licensed Lay Minister

Catherine Graham

01206 30 38 54

catherinegraham5@btinternet.com

PCC (See ‘Gallery’ page for photos)

Secretary

Judith Gibbons 07889 99 53 59

nannaji@hotmail.co.uk

Treasurer

David Wiggins (not a member of the PCC)

Via Church Office brightlingseaparish@btconnect.com

Churchwarden

Sheila Crow sheilacrow@hotmail.co.uk  or 01206 30 65 74

Members

  • Lay chair will be the churchwardens alternating
  • Janet Russell (ex officio Deanery Rep on Diocesan Synod)
  • Margaret Armstrong
  • Christopher Bloor
  • Mary Bugbee
  • Vivien Chapman
  • Sheila Crow Churchwarden
  • Hazel Dines
  • John Dines (Church Lads and Girls Brigade)
  • David Dixon,
  • Abbie Fairbairn
  • Jennifer Gallant
  • Judith Gibbons
  • Bob Goodenough,
  • Catherine Graham (LLM)
  • Carole Maytum,
  • Linda Salmon (Deanery Synod)
  • Jane Girdlestone (Safeguarding)
  • PCC Treasurer – David Wiggins (in an advisory capacity only)

Deanery Synod:

Jennifer Gallant, Linda Salmon

Baptism enquiries

Baptism enquiries

Catherine Graham Mob: 07484 112600
Jennifer Gallant Tel: 305060

Bible Reading Fellowship Notes

Bible Reading Fellowship Notes

Avril Prowse

6 North Road

Tel: 307427

Child Protection / Safeguarding

Child Protection / Safeguarding

Angela Herbert 5 John St Brigjtlinghsea

Tel: 01206 30 42 11

Electoral Roll and Churchyard Records

Electoral Roll and Churchyard Records

Electoral Roll:

Vacant

Electoral Roll

Churchyard Records:

Sally Goodenough, 2 Wellington St. Tel: 01206 30 37 49

Funeral enquiries

Funeral enquiries

Via Church Office

brightlingseaparish@btconnect.com

Funeral Enquiries

Ash Lawn enquiries

Sheila Crow

5 Oyster Reach

Tel: 01206 306574

Email: sheilajcrow@hotmail.co.uk

Sacristan

Sacristan

Vacant

Stewardship / Gift Aid

Stewardship / Gift Aid

Sue Wills

9 Eastern Road

Tel: 304347

St James Flowers

St James Flowers

Linda Salmon

11 Church Road

Tel: 306365

e-mail: salmonlinda978@gmail.com

TCVS Liaision

TCVS Liaision

 

Verger

Verger

Peter Dines

8 Hastings Place

Tel: 30 49 61

Vulnerable Adults

Vulnerable Adults

Angela Herbert 30 42 11

Wedding & Blessings enquiries

Weddings & Wedding Blessings enquiries

Linda Salmon

11 Church Road

Tel: 306365

e-mail: salmonlinda978@gmail.com

Website Administrator

Website Administrator

Chris Bloor

34 Hurst Green Brightlingsea CO7 0HA

Tel: 01206 30 33 31

Mob: 07958 41 77 23

chrisbloor18@gmail.com

All Saints’ Floodlights

All Saints’ Floodlights

Via Janet Russell 01206 30 55 52

All Saints’ Custodians

All Saints’ Custodians

John Reilly

4 Osborne Court

Tel: 305768

Church Lads and Girls Brigade

Church Lads and Girls Brigade

John Dines
Johnnyboy22@hotmail.co.uk Fb: @brigade.brightlingsea

Fridays:

Martins and Y Team

Age 5-7: 5.30 – 6.30

Age 7 – 10: 6.30 – 7.30pm

Band

7.30 – 8.30pm

Juniors and Seniors

8.30 – 9.30pm

10 – 21 years

The Brigade meets at St James’ Church. There is no meeting during the school summer holidays

Mothers’ Union

Mothers’ Union

Katherine Tidman

3 Hythe Grove

Tel: 302482

Sparklers (Junior Church / Sunday School)

Sparklers (Junior Church / Sunday School)

Ruby Summers

41 Ladysmith Avenue

Tel: 304481

St James’ Singers

St James’ Singers

Carole Warren

40 Wivenhoe Road, Alresford CO7 8AE

Tel: 825027