St Augustine's Church Thorpe Bay
St Augustine's ChurchThorpe Bay

Welcome to St Augustine's Church

Our Services  


The wearing of masks is optional


Please be aware that the right hand side of the church has been designed to be socially distanced Covid safe


Sunday Worship 

8.00am: Holy Communion (BCP)

10.00am: Eucharist

6:30pm: Evensong


Worship this coming week

Wednesday: 10:00am – Holy Communion


Evening Prayer:  Tues to Thurs at 5:00pm



Newsletter for 21st and 28th November 2021


Weekly Newsletter Anything you wish to be mentioned please send to

Barbara Black either by -  tel, 01702 297401, Mobile 07969099396,

email  or drop it in at 162 Church Road.  

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The vicar is always pleased to receive enquiries about christenings,

weddings and other services.

Calls and Enquiries are to be redirected to who ?   To Be Confirmed 



Music Event 


The Deanery Orchestra presents a wonderful orchestral collection of Christmas and popular music.  Concert Date: Saturday 11th December 2021. Doors Open 7pm. Concert Start: 7.30pm.    Duration: 60 to 75 minutes (No Interval) Admission: FREE – but donations to the orchestra funds at the end of the concert would be most welcome. 


Please follow the link to full information  Link

Christmas Community Collection Day

- please follow the link for further information

The Lord's Prayer 


On About Us / International Section you can hear the Lord's Prayer in Afrikaans, Russian, Chinese, Igbo, Irish, Spanish, Romanian, French, Turkish, Swedish, Dutch, Finnish, Italian or Latvian 




The Church of England has updated its guidance for churches in light of the latest advice from Public Health England. 

Please follow the link -  



Chelmsford Cathedral.  The Dean of the Cathedral produces a quarterly events guide with the aim of encouraging everyone to discover what the Cathedral has to offer.  To find out more and to view the guide, please click on the link below:


We aim to provide a wide variety of services for parishioners and visitors alike - but slightly tweaked at the moment to combat Covid and while we wait for a new priest to be appointed:




Sunday Services:


8.00   am   Holy Communion* - a traditional language service lasting about

                 40 minutes.


10.00 am   Parish Eucharist - with our choir 


                 - a junior church, and a small area at

                 the back of the church with books/crayons etc where parents can sit

                 with their younger children if they wish.  On hold during Covid


                 Service lasts for about an hour,


                   - followed by refreshments.  On hold during Covid 


6.30   pm   Evensong- a smaller reflective service using the Book of Common Prayer and lasting about an hour.


*Gluten free communion wafers are available, please just ask when you come up to the altar rail.




10.00 am   Holy Communion*


Until further notice there will be no Morning Prayer but Evening Prayer  Tuesday to Thursday:


5.00   pm   Evening Prayer only




 - We also hold a 'First Steps' service for tots. For those of you with pre-school children we have a monthly tots service here at St Augustine's at 10:45am, with songs, craft activity, story and Jaffa cakes.  This service generally falls on the 2nd Wednesday in the month.  On Hold at the moment due to Covid


The Blessed Sacrament is perpetually reserved for the Communion of the sick and dying.  Please inform the ?  to be confirmed of parishioners who are sick or in hospital.



If any of you would like to find out more about baptism, confirmation or marriage


Calls and enquiries are to be redirected to ?  To Be Confirmed




“We are committed to ensuring that St Augustine’s is

a safe place for all”


For further information please go to our safeguarding page, the link is here


St Augustine’s  PCC is a registered Charity in its own right under

Charity Number 1128847.  

Where to find us

Google says we're right here!

We are located in the middle of Thorpe Bay, about two miles east of Southend on Sea and just a short walk from the sea front.  We are easily accessible by train (Thorpe Bay station is on the main line from London Fenchurch Street) and bus (Nos 1, 7 and 9), and there is ample on-street parking around the church. The church itself is on an island site at the junction of Johnstone Road and St Augustine’s Avenue.


Our address is:


St Augustine’s Church,

St Augustine’s Avenue,

Thorpe Bay, Essex.

SS1 3JH.

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25th  November 2021

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