St Mary the Virgin, Wivenhoe

We are a middle of the road Church of England with a diverse range of services and a great musical tradition.

The church is located in the old part of Wivenhoe.

Whether you are a Wivenhoe resident who does not generally attend church, or a visitor to the town, we would love to welcome you at our services.





Rev Erwin Lammens

The Rectory
44 Belle Vue Road

01206 822511

Weekly Events


8.00am – Holy Communion (1st & 3rd Sundays)
10.30am – Family Service (1st Sunday), Sung Eucharist (2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays), Matins (3rd Sunday)
6.00pm – Sung Evensong (2nd Sunday)

Young families with children are very welcome at our Sunday services and in particular on the first Sunday of each month at 10.30am, when we celebrate our All Age Worship Service which we also call ‘Family Service’. This Service is prepared by the ministers and director of music in such a way that it is attractive for children and brings the message of our Faith onto their level.