All Saints Church
Parish of Squirrels Heath
Ardleigh Green Road
Hornchurch
Essex, England, RM11 2LG
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"Letting the light of Christ be among us, seeking to live by His example"

The Vicar, Chris, and our congregation welcome you to our website.  We hope you will find that you can find us on the map and come and join us.

We would describe ourselves as 'pilgrims on a journey' (see Mission Statement). Over the years the church has been influenced my many traditions from catholic to evangelical and so we would be hard pressed to label ourselves, although our current Vicar would describe himself as an 'open' evangelical. Currently we have just over 100 adult church members, with 10-15 meeting regularly on Sunday at 8:30am and 50-60 at 10:30am; 10-12 adults attend our 10am Communion Service on Wednesdays. The Vicar shares leadership of the church with the Churchwardens and PCC, which includes an Evangelist. 

THE CHURCH

All Saints is an Anglican Church in Essex within the Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford. The first All Saints church was built in 1884 in the then hamlet of Squirrels Heath, a couple of miles north east of  Romford. Over the years the church grew and in 1926 the parish of Squirrels Heath was formed and All Saints had its first Vicar. Sadly the church was bombed and destroyed in 1941. For many years the congregation met in temporary premises until the present church was built in 1957. The current church is in Ardleigh Green, north of Hornchurch, not far from where the original church stood - hence the rather long parish name!

Many visitors to our church comment on how light and spacious it is and how deceptively big it is; we can seat 268 people! The flexibility of our worship space enables us to meet in traditional rows or in the round. The local school holds Harvest and Christmas services in the church and the church is transformed during our annual 'Kingdom Kids' holiday club service, held during the first week of August. Music at All Saints encompasses both traditional hymns and more contemporary worship songs. We have our own organist and a choir.

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(c) All Saints Parochial Church Council 1998 - 2015 Last update - 21 March, 2015