Services and Social Events


Once every six years the preparation of a new church electoral roll takes place. Everyone needs to fill in a form to apply to be on the new roll, even if on the current one.  Being on the electoral roll allows you to attend the Annual Meeting (APCM), which will be held in Copford Church on Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 at 8pm and vote or stand for election to the PCC.  You can pick up a copy of the form in church or download one here ( ).

Future events at Copford Church….  

2019 Services will continue as follows:

Sunday, 3rd March 2019 – 11am – Holy Communion Service led by Rev Lydia and followed by refreshments

Sunday 17th March 2019 – 10am – All Age Worship led by Rev Lydia and followed by refreshments

Sunday 31st March 2019 – Mothering Sunday – Team Benefice Holy Communion at Layer Marney at 9.30pm

Sunday, 7th April 2019 – 11am – Holy Communion Service led by Rev Lydia and followed by refreshments

Maundy Thursday, 18th April 2019 – 7.30pm Holy Communion Service led by Rev Lydia

Easter Day, Sunday 21st April 2019 – 10.30am Holy Communion Service led by Rev Lydia


Next Fundraising Event will be…..

Monday, 22nd April 2018

Copford School PTA are organising a fantastic, family fun-filled day of Easter Egg Hunting starting at 11am in Copford Church, going around Pitts Wood and ending up back at the Cricket Club for BBQ, drinks and further refreshments.  All the family will enjoy this great community event and well-behaved dogs (to be kept on leads please) are very welcome along too!  Entry costs £4 per child and this will guarantee an Easter Egg at the end!  All proceeds raised will be split between four local charities/community groups; Copford School, Copford Church, Copford Cricket Club & Pitts Wood Trust.  For more information and an entry form, go to, or email


Copford has………


The Mice In The Churchyard is not the story of Copford Church.  It is the story of a local author, working with the residents of Copford, to help secure this Church’s future for generations to come.  Kes has written this wonderful picture book for love, not money, and has waived his author fees and has very generously said that any royalties due to him will be donated to the church fund.  The residents of Copford and Copford Church are much in his debt.

All of the cats mentioned in this story are, or have been, whiskered residents of the parish.  All of the two-legged characters in the story are long gone, but forever respected residents of the graveyard.  The book has been beautifully illustrated by Sally Anne Lambert.

If you would like to order a copy of this book at £6.99 each (excl. P&P), please email Anne Whistler at .  If you would like a signed copy,  this can be arranged at no extra charge!  This would make an ideal Christmas or birthday present for children and adults alike.


1st Sunday   11am  Holy Communion, followed by refreshments    
2nd Sunday    NO SERVICE    
3rd Sunday    10am All Age Worship, followed by refreshments    
4th Sunday    NO SERVICE    
5th Sunday   see notice board at Church