Friends of Essex Churches Trust

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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.

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

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Writing in our latest News and Annual Report James Bettley, our chairman thanks all the volunteers who work so hard to keep our beautiful churches in good order and in a fit state to meet the needs both of their congregations and of the wider community.

News and Annual Report Look inside to read the chairman's message - plus details of our events, grants, the 2013 Ride & Stride, our study days and lots more besides!

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