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History of the Church & The Friends

With parts of the church dating back to pre-Roman times, there is always something that needs attention


St. Peter & St. Paul Church

Grade I Listed Building

The beautiful, historic Church of St Peter and St Paul has stood in the West Mersea village centre for many centuries and is a well loved landmark for the local community and visitors. The cost in both time and money to preserve, maintain and develop this ancient Grade1 Listed Building is high and it is no longer possible for the congregation alone to fund.  Click here to read more about the history of the Church.

The Friends of West Mersea Parish Church

group interested in the preservation of the building

The Friends of West Mersea Parish Church was established as a group of interested people from both the congregation and the wider community, who wish to support and maintain this wonderful Mersea ancient building, as this requires a long term sustainable commitment. In this way we will ensure that this generation hands the Church on in good order to the next, just as previous custodians have done. ‘Friends’ organisations have been extremely successful both locally and nationally in achieving these objectives. Click here to read more about the Friends .

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