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Welcome to the website of the Anglican, Methodist and Free Church community at St Augustine of Canterbury Church in North Springfield, Chelmsford.

Saint Augustine’s is a very special church. We come from many different church traditions and we are part of both the Church of England and the Methodist Church. As a result you will find variety in worship and an openness to different viewpoints. The church is shared with the Roman Catholic Community and our two congregations share activities together.

We believe that at the heart of the Christian message is the revelation of God’s love in human form in the person of Jesus. That love is for all of us. It doesn’t depend on who we are, where we are from or what we believe. We believe that God’s love can be found in a multitude of places and it certainly is too big for any one denomination or even religion to think it has a monopoly on God’s love. Ours certainly isn’t a “we are right so everyone else must be wrong” kind of church.

If you want to contact us please go to the Contact us page

As members of an inclusive church we believe in a church which:

  • Does not discriminate, on any level, on grounds of economic power, gender, mental health, physical ability, race or sexuality
  • Welcomes and serves all people in the name of Jesus
  • Is faithful
  • Seeks to proclaim the Gospel afresh for each generation, and
  • In the power of the Spirit, allows all people to grasp how wide and long and deep is the love of God

To view our privacy notice please go to the Privacy Notice page via the menu above.

We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims / perpetrators of domestic abuse, and vulnerable adults. The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding. Please click here for the Church of England’s Safeguarding policies. 

Our safeguarding officer is Sandie Hulbert, who can be contacted by writing to:

Sandie Hulbert
c/o The Vicarage,
St Augustine’s Way,
North Springfield,

or by email on infostaugustines@gmail.com

The Chelmsford Diocese Safeguarding Team can be contacted at 01245 294444 or safeguarding@chelmsford.anglican.org.  Out of hours, please contact Social Services on 0345 606 1212 for adults 0345 603 7627 for children.

In a safeguarding emergency dial 999