West Mersea has six churches

St Peter and St Paul Parish Church

Anglican Church
High Street - West Mersea
Rev. Sam Norton
Tel: 01206 385635

8am - Holy Communion
traditional language using the book of common prayer
said service - 40 mins

9.30am - Morning Praise
contemporary hymns and child friendly - 45 mins

11am - Holy Communion
modern language - mixture of hymns and sung liturgy - 70 mins

6.30pm - Evening Services
evening services change with each week in the month
Week 1 - Evensong
Week 2 - Songs of Praise
Week 3 - Holy Communion
Week 4 - The Learning Supper
Week 5 - Benefice Service

please check porch for details or changes

Wednesday 10am Holy Communion
Morning Prayer is said at 8 am Monday to Friday and 9am Saturday
Evening Prayer is said 5.30pm on weekdays
There are no services on secular Bank Holidays

Mother and Toddler Group - children 0 to school age
1.30 to 3.30 pm Mondays during school term time
Open to all - mums - dads - grandparents

West Mersea Parish Church is believed to
date back to the 10th century - the first church was built on
Roman foundations; the fabric of the
church contains Roman septaria, Roman bricks and tiles.

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St Peter's and St Paul
Parish Church of West Mersea

The Old City Hall
The Lane, West Mersea,
Sunday Service 6.30pm

Secretary: Andrew French
Tel: 01206 382106

This tiny chapel was built in about 1930
on the site of an old pub called The Ship
on the instructions of the Miss Plumers - Anna and Ruth of Seaview Avenue. In 1940 it was handed over to a group of local Christians with no conditions attached.

St Cedd's and St Gregory

Roman Catholic Church
Barfield Road, West Mersea
Sunday Mass - 8.30am
Tel: 01206 866317
St Cedd's was built in 1962

Mersea Island
Methodist Church

Mersea Island Methodist Church
The Chapel, Mill Road, West Mersea

Minister - Rev. A. Jenkins
The Manse - 39 New Town Road, Colchester CO1 2ES


Sunday Service - 10am
Communion - 1st Wednesday in the month - 10.30am

Senior Steward - Fred Freeman
Tel:01206 385145

Groups (meeting in Shutes Hall)
Mothers and Toddlers - 1st and 3rd Thursdays
Day Centre - Fridays
Line Dancing and Various Fitness Groups

Mersea Island Lions Talking Magazine and Courier,
(delivered to disabled and visually impaired people on the island)
are compiled and recorded at the Methodist Church

This white brick and slate chapel was built in 1861 to

accomodate 250 people
The Chapel has recently completely refurbished with money raised from its own members enthusiastic efforts. The new Church Hall at the back is called the Shutes Hall


West Mersea Assembly Hall - Brethren
East Road, West Mersea.
Contact - Mr. Andrew Elliott
01206 381796

Sunday Services

11am ~ Worship and Breaking of Bread
6.30p, - Gospel Service
Sunday School for children aged 3 years and over.
Friday Focus- for children aged 6 years and over during school term time

For further information see the church website

The Assembly church was founded by Mr. Simon Callow (a builder from North London) with his son and Charles Hearsum. The Assembly Hall opened in 1910

The Children's Special Service Mission use the Assembly Hall as headquarters for the Mersea Beach Club

West Mersea Free Church
32 Mill Road
West Mersea
website - www.

Sunday 10.30 am
Causeway 6.30pm

John Levett - Heather Levett - Andy Jones - Colin Tucker

West Mersea Free Church