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Welcome to the website of Greenstead Evangelical Free Church!

The re-organised planning meeting for "Mission Greenstead 2018" will be held on Sunday 17th at 4:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Greenstead Evangelical Free Church website. Our aim is to tell you about us, what we believe, what we do, and how we can help you. Please feel free to browse the site and email us (see the Contact Information page) with any comments or questions.

Click here for details of all our Christmas services - everyone welcome!

(Click here to go to the mobile version of our website.)

Who Are We?

We are an evangelical church with around 40 members and a congregation of around 100 people of all ages.  We are a member of the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches.  The church building is located at the top end of Magnolia Drive, on Greenstead Estate in Colchester, Essex (England). The church itself has a history going back to 1963, almost as long as the estate's, and our goal is to share the good news of Jesus Christ with the community of Greenstead.

We welcome you to our services and meetings (see the menu bar at the side for further details).

Why not come along and visit us?  We would be very pleased to see you!

Not sure which meeting to try?  We recommend the Sunday morning service (11 a.m.), or feel free to just drop in and meet us over tea and coffee on Tuesday afternoons, between 2 and 4 p.m.



If you are a student at the University of Essex, then we warmly invite you to join us: we are situated just 2 miles (3 km) from the campus and we can arrange transport to and from the church on Sunday mornings.  Please click here for further details. Other students studying in or visiting Colchester are equally welcome!  (If your accommodation is on or around Greenstead, then you are within easy walking distance of the church: please click here to find us on Google maps [note that the church is at the western end of Magnolia Drive, near the junction with Hawthorn Avenue].)



The building has facilities for hard-of-hearing and disabled visitors, and for parents / carers with young children - please click here for further information.



For those who are planning a visit to Colchester and need travel information, drivers can find a map here. General guidance about public transport may be found here and specific help about bus routes to and from Greenstead here.


Recorded Sermons

Most of the sermons preached in our Sunday services are recorded and are available for free download as .mp3 files - just click here for further details.  A new series on "The Sermon on the Mount" has begun, while also available are series on "Serving in the Shadows", Elisha,  "Moments with the Master", John, Romans, Isaiah and Psalms, in addition to individual sermons by various preachers.


We are on Facebook - click on the words "Greenstead Evangelical" in the picture below if you want to know more!

The next Messy Church will be on Saturday January 20th (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) - book the date now!
Please check out the details of our Christmas services by clicking on the button in the menu bar at the left-hand-side. Everyone is very welcome!
Free "Drop-in" meeting on Tuesday afternoons with free tea and coffee - come and go as you please, between 2 and 4 p.m. All welcome!
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