Parish of Rayleigh

A Church Family on a Journey of Faith Together


We are a Church of England Parish of two churches (Holy Trinity and St Michael’s) serving God and the local community in Rayleigh.
We'd like to extend a warm welcome and introduce you to the church family.

The Acting Archdeacon of Southend The Revd Canon Mike Power has announced that he is pleased to inform us that The Revd Glen Mansfield, who is currently Priest-in-charge and Mission Area Leader, Aber Morfa Mission Area, Rhyl, has been appointed as Team Rector of the Rayleigh Team Ministry.
Glen will be installed as Team Rector by the Bishop of B
radwell, The Rt Revd Dr John Perumbalath at 7.30pm on Wednesday 31st August 2022 at 7.30pm in Holy Trinity Church.

We are publishing updates on the Refurbishment page - see pictures of the choir and organ at our first service back in church.

Platinum Jubilee
We have a picnic lunch and Choral Evensong planned for the
Platinum Jubilee

Church Open

The newly refurbished Holy Trinity church is open for private prayer or to light a candle Monday-Friday 10am-12.30pm and Saturday 10am to 12noon. Otherwise please browse our website. We will also be open for the Trinity Fair

Services in person

Pastoral Care

If you have a pastoral care need, please contact us at .


The Parish Newssheet is available to view online and may be downloaded and printed, or you can sign up (on an external site) for our weekly email notification.

Notice from our insurers about personal safety

List of food items and other essentials for donation to support areas of need

Guidance Notes for the Burial of Cremated Remains in the Churchyard

Holy Trinity Church Rayleigh with a rainbow over it

Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh
Picture courtesy of Liz Brooks - "God's Promise"

St Michael and All Angels Church, Rayleigh

The Parish of Rayleigh is a Fairtrade Parish - we use Fairtrade products wherever possible e.g. coffee, tea and sugar for all events