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We have Plans

You bet we have!

We are looking for a Family and Children's Mission Worker to lead our Mssion work in the Community in Rochford. This is a part-time position. 

If you are interested and want to know more you can find a job description and the application process at Mission Worker. 
There, you can find more details and contact information.
The last date for applications is 29th November 2021 and those short-listed will be interviewed in mid-December


The national Methodist Church has re-affirmed its responsibilities to protect all users of all its premises now that official protection restrictions have ended, We ask, therefore that anybody who viisits our premises continues to protect those who are more vulnerable by continuing to:

  • Wear face coverings where appropriate and possible
  • Use hand sanitiser
  • Check in for Test and Trace
  • Not gather in close groups
  • Not move around the building unnecessarily

Singing is now permitted during a service.



We're back!!

We are now back and holding services every Sunday morning at 9.30am but Rev Calvin will still be producing a separate YouTube service that will premiere at the same time.

Online services

So that all three of his Churches can continue to worship, our Minister Rev Dr Calvin T Samuel broadcasts on his YouTube channel. You can join him on Sundays at 9.30am as a member of an online Covenant Community, and/or on Tuesdays at 7pm for Bible Study.
The online services are not just for Methodists - anybody can join in, and you can do this by connecting with Calvin's Channel at

To make it easier, you can use this QR code:

We hold regular Wednesday afternoon Zoom meetings to keep us in touch with each other - you can find the latest information on this (and other matters) at our Facebook Group at or through the Weekly Notices, where you can find the appropriate Zoom links and password.

Weekly Notices are still being produced and can be sent to your Inbox. Contact Mike Sims if you want to receive them this way,

Our Facebook Group has all the up to date information about what is happening in Rochford Methodist Church in greater detail. We also have a Facebook Page for more general information.

Fund raising:

We are always open to ideas for fund-raising ideas in order to develop our services to the community at large, especially if you have the idea and carry it through. If you do have an idea, please run it past the Stewards and you will have all the support we can provide. We are especially interested in activities that can involve people from outside our church membership.

Our Treasurer has several schemes under way and you can donate money at no extra cost to yourself by subscribing to Easyfundraising. The Church can receive a donation from organisations when you buy online. Find out more at
Donations always accepted direct by BACS transfer, either as a one-off or as a regular donation.
We also have an Ebay 'shop' where we can sell donated goods. Good quality stuff, please, to Heather who will deal with the displaying, etc.

The Over 60s' Tuesday Lunch Club is in abeyance at the moment and Rochford Methodist Church does have plans for restarting this Community activity in the future - no promises though.

Our House Group is usually on the last Wednesday of the month but, of course is suspended to shield members from the virus. We will announce the start date when we are allowed to re-convene


You can find the most up to date version of our Privacy Policy via our GDPR page.


'Off menu' items of interest relating to the administration of the church exist on this website. If you want/need access to them, contact Dave who will give you the necessary details.

These items are:

  • Our Certificate of Employer's Liability Insurance which is required to be publicly displayed under the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969;
  • Our Church's Security Policy;
  • Our Safeguarding Policy;
  • A printable copy of 'When I Die . .' (a booklet to help your family by leaving instructions about what you want at your own funeral).

As usual, all services, activities and meetings are open to everybody, whether or not you are a member of our (or any) church.

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