Holy Innocents Church - High Beach, Epping Forest

  • Further to Government Guidelines we are working with our Benefice and have altered the services we are able to offer 

    From Friday, 6 November until Wednesday, 2 December 2020 we are no longer able to worship in church.  
    Our 9am and 10.30am Service will continue online.  Please contact Beth Horton for details on how to join us.

    9am Traditional language Holy Communion on Zoom

    10:30 Family Communion Service on Zoom

    Unfortunately, from Thursday 12th there will not be a service until Guidelines are reviewed 

    We also have a Home Order of Service for those who wish to worship privately.  If you would prefer to watch a serviced streamed via Facebook or YouTube our neighbours at St John's Epping are producing a service each Sunday at 10am

     Whilst we cannot be with each other in person, be assured you can contact us via the Parish Office or by email should you need any help at this difficult time.

    We have produced a Resource sheet for your use at home, along with a Children & Family Resource List which we hope you will find useful.  


    Welcome to Holy Innocents Church, High Beach, Epping Forest

    A warm welcome awaits you at High Beach Church. 

    The Church of the Holy Innocents was built in 1873, designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield in Victorian Gothic style and is situated in the heart of Epping Forest. As well as holding Thursday and Sunday services throughout the year.  From the beginning of May to the end of September, the church is open every Sunday afternoon between 2 pm and 5.30 pm, visitors can look around and also enjoy home-made cake and light refreshments in this tranquil setting.

    High Beach is part of the Benefice of Waltham Holy Cross Team Ministry.  Our churches include Waltham AbbeySt Lawrence's Ninefields and St Thomas' Upshire.   

    Services & Events

    Please see "This Week" on the right of this page, view our CalendarServices and/or Events pages.

    Special services

    We welcome enquiries for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals.  We would be happy to meet you at our regular services or you can contact the Parish Office. 

    Please contact the Parish Office on 01992 767897

    We hope you find the information on this site useful and are grateful for any feedback.  If you are unable to find what you are looking for or able to provide feedback please use this link to email us.

    Food Bank

    We are continuing to support our community with weekly food donations.  Each week there is a container at the back of the church for anyone who wishes to donate a tin or packet of beans, tins of vegetables and/or fruit, etc are always welcome.  Donations will be taken to the Waltham Abbey on a regular basis.   

    Safeguarding Notice

    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 policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England's website.  Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Paul Harragan, who may be contacted at church or by email.






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