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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Friday, 11 January 2013


So how was your Christmas? I know some weren't great. And some are now pretty bitter-sweet. And some were great. I just hope it didn't look too much like this- more like this:

Have a good week, and don't forget to send in your photos. Especially if it snows. I'm a sucker for snow...

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