St Andrew’s and St Peter’s South Shoebury
St Andrew’s and St Peter’s         South Shoebury


A warm welcome awaits you at either St Andrew's

or St Peter's churches in Shoeburyness

Gethsemane Garden. 


Over the past few years, Mary Fane has created an Easter Garden at St Peter’s, which takes us through from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday. If you have seen it you will know that it changes from the darkness of death to a new morning, full of flowers and an open tomb. Since we can't use St Peter’s this year, Mary has created a Garden in her own home. A place of prayer, retreat, worship and reflection. 


Thank you Mary for sharing these photos with us.


If you are inspired to make your own Easter Garden, send a photo to Louise ( or Debs ( and we will include them on the website. 



As a Parish we are mindful of the potential concerns associated with the Coronavirus. We will continue to follow guidance from the Government and the Diocese. 


With this in mind we have sadly had to close the churches for the moment. 


Let me encourage you to keep saying your prayers and reading the Bible on your own at home. I know that isn't always easy. If you have a smartphone there is an App provided by the Church of England which has the complete services of Morning and Evening Prayer, and Night Prayer for every day of the week. The Church of England website also has links to various resources and to churches which live stream their services. (Tho' how that will work I have no idea!) 


There is a service on Radio 4 at 8.10am on Sundays and you probably know better than I do when Songs of Praise is on! 


Do keep in touch with one another. And, please let me know if you contract the Coronavirus, (or believe you have). It is important that we keep track of these things. 


Lisa Thomas has offered to pick up shopping if any of you are having to stay indoors. Her number is 07825 329665. If any of you would like to offer your services for that, please give her a call. 


We have no way of knowing what lies ahead or for how long this will be. Whatever we do, or don't do in terms of public worship, let me assert very clearly that Good Friday and Easter Day remain true and at the heart of our faith. Easter will not be cancelled... but we may have to celebrate it in new and more individual ways. 


God bless you and lots of love, 


Louise. x

St Andrews Church Shoebury

Welcome to the website for the Church of England parish of South Shoebury.  We hope you find our website interesting and informative. 


We have two churches in our parish: St Andrew's in Church Road and St Peter's in Hinguar Street.

St Peters Church Shoebury

For over 900 years, people have worshipped in our churches and they have always been part of life in Shoebury. 


In 1100 AD local people were writing their part of the Christian story and local people are still doing the same today: we would love to hear from you if you felt that you wanted to join us.


Please look round our website.  If you want to know more, contact us here. Details of what we do week by week can be found on the Services and Activities page.


Our current diary of events and happenings can be found here.


If you wish to contact our Rector Louise, please phone  01702 292778 or email her here

Visit our Facebook page with all our children's activities

We are committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults. 

The PCC has adopted the Church of England's polices and best practice on safeguarding which may be found here

South Shoebury Safeguarding information may be found here

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