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
8.00am: Holy Communion (BCP)
Worship this coming week
Wednesday: 10:00am – Holy Communion
Evening Prayer: Tues to Thurs at 5:00pm
All Souls’ Service
This year’s service to remember the departed will take the form of a devotional performance of Fauré’s famous requiem by the Trinity Consort on Sunday 31st October at 4 pm, with prayers and an opportunity for reflection. The Soloists are Zoe Evan and Ian Brentnall, Organist Stephen King, Musical Director and Conductor Roger Humphrey.
Baby Loss Awareness Week
The church will be lit up from 9th to 15th October in memory of all baby losses
Newsletter for 10th and 17th October 2021
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
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:
8.00 am Holy Communion* - a traditional language service lasting about
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.
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.
16th October 2021