Welcome to the Manningtree Benefice

This is the website for the mission and ministry of Manningtree Benefice: St. Mary & St. Michael' Church, Mistley with Manningtree and St. Lawrence's Church, Bradfield, including service, group and event information, contact details, media, and information about Mistley Church Hall (Mistley Institute).

We're working towards making this our main website, so please forgive any slight maintenance issues we might have in the next few weeks. If you can't access the information that you need, or you can't find it, do contact the Church Office on info@manningtreebenefice.co.uk or 01206 392200.


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Special Events

See here for special events through the year. If you're looking for special services, you'll find them here.

This June you are invited to join the Manningtree Benefice 
(the parish churches of Mistley, Manningtree, Bradfield and Horsley Cross) 
as we celebrate 90 years with the Queen!

As Defender of the Faith and as a practicing Christian, the Queen plays a really important role in the Church of England. We, likewise, are privileged to play a role within our community, getting to be involved in some of the most important days in people’s lives. We therefore want to take this opportunity to celebrate all the ways that the Queen has served her people, the Church, and Godand all the ways that we have been blessed to meet with the community and be part of their lives.

The week before, you are also invited to bring your friends and come and meet the Bishop of Chelsmford, Stephen Cottrell. 
Please come and join us! We hope to see you there!