Friends of Essex Churches Trust

Supporting Christian Churches & Chapels in Essex & East London

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Ride+Stride

Thanking everyone for their amazing support for Ride+Stride 2016, John Pickthorn, our Ride+Stride organiser, said: “Whether you cycled, walked, sponsored someone, or opened your church and provided welcome refreshments, you have been amazing. Thank you for all your hard work. You have helped to save beautiful and historic churches for everyone to enjoy.” Stay tuned for news of our next Ride+Stride on Saturday 9 September 2017.

R+S 2016

The rain did not dampen the spirits of this team from St Barnabas’ church in Walthamstow.

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2016 grant offers in full (£)

Repairs

Beneficiary

Repairs

Amount

Bardfield Saling St Peter and St PaulRoof and Gutter Repairs4,000
Clavering St Mary and St ClementWindow Repairs1,500
Colchester St BotolphTower Roof and Masonry Repairs15,000
Colchester St PeterMasonry Repairs6,000
Fobbing St MichaelMasonry Repairs to walls10,000
Greenstead St AndrewRoof and Gutter Repairs8,000
Kelvedon Hatch St NicholasReplacement of Tower Shingles5,000
Lamarsh Holy InnocentsReplacement of Render to Tower5,000
Layer de la Haye St John the BaptistSouth Aisle Floor Renewal15,000
Outwood Common St John the DivineRoof Repairs4,000
Pebmarsh St John the BaptistTower Repairs5,000
South Benfleet St Mary the VirginSouth Aisle Roof Repairs10,000
South Hanningfield St PeterTower Repairs3,000
Willingale St ChristopherRoof Repairs15,000
TOTAL£106,500

Improvements

Beneficiary

Improvements

Amount

Debden St Mary the VirginNew Kitchen3,000
Steeple St Lawrence and All SaintsNew Lavatory3,250
TOTAL£6,250