Bradfield Methodist Church

We are a warm and friendly church and come from a

 wide range of Christian backgrounds.  We are keen

to be more involved in village and community activities.




Visitors are always warmly welcomed



Bradfield Methodist Church
Heath Road, Bradfield, CO11 2XD

Minister: Revd Chris Preece

Tel: 01255 851179


Church Contact

Mr Derek Monnery

Telephone: 01255 870469



We have an excellent hall for meetings and parties (with Local Authority approved catering facilities) which is available to rent.

Please contact Mrs Brenda Taylor for booking details. 

Telephone: 01255 870517


What's on at Bradfield...

We meet on Sundays at 10.15am (except where shown)

December   3rd    Worship led by Christopher Woods

December 10th    Worship with Communion led by Chris Preece December 17th    We join with the village at St. Lawrence Church,

    Bradfield  for their Annual Carol Service at 4pm

December 24th   Worship led by Anne Scott

CHRISTMAS DAY – Christmas Day worship led by Mike Dew at 10.15

December 31st    We join other Methodist Churches at Manningtree

    for worship led by Christopher Woods at 10.15am


Church activities


  1. On Wednesdays we have a weekly prayer meeting at 7.30pm.  Speak to Derek Monnery for more information.
  2. House Group meetings are suspended for the time being
  3. On the first Saturday of every month we have a Men’s Breakfast; the next one is on 2nd December at 8.30am sharp in the Church Hall at which the speaker will be Dominic Turner, the topic “A Full Circle”.  Speak to Derek Monnery or Derek Lang for more information.
  4. We have a Ladies Breakfast four times a year on Saturdays.  The next one will be in the spring.  Speak to Maureen for more information.
  5. We are reviewing our social events, and have decided not to hold the planned meal out this autumn.


Diary dates


  1. Wix Community Church is holding a Christmas Fayre on Saturday 25th November from 10am to 12 noon.
  2. Upper Dovercourt Methodists are holding a Coffee Morning and Lunch on Saturday 25th November from 10am to 2pm.
  3. Trinity Methodist Church, Clacton is holding a Christmas Fayre on Saturday 25th November from 9.30am to 1pm.
  4. Alexandra House , Dovercourt is Holding a Christmas Quiz on Friday 1st December at 7pm.  Teams of up to 6 at £5 per head, includes light refreshments.  Phone 01255 503340 or 319064 to confirm numbers by Wednesday 29th November.
  5. Frinton Methodists are holding a Traidcraft Coffee Morning on Saturday 2nd December between 10.30am and 12 noon.
  6. A Concert of Christmas Music is being held at St Pauls Church Clacton on Tuesday 12th December at 7pm.  Tickets £8 at the door, proceeds in aid of local charities.
  7. Mistley Methodists are holding a Coffee & Carols morning on Saturday 16th December from 10am to 11.30am led by Crawford Logan with stalls and refreshments.
  8. Next Church Council meeting will be on Monday 20th February at 7.30pm in the Church Hall.


Personal news


  1. Bryan Grinyer remains seriously unwell and has bone cancer, for which he has received radiotherapy treatment.  Please pray for the whole family.
  2. Judith Mealing remains in sheltered accommodation in Colchester.   Please pray for her.
  3. Eva Walker sends her love to everyone and asks that we send her our news


Other news  


  1. Our Church now has a page on Facebook (social media), just search for Bradfield Methodist Church. 
  2. Our Circuit website: - 
  3. North Tendring Christian Initiatives is the body that oversees PYM, and the Hub  NTCI seeks sponsors; see Sue Reeve if you can help.
  4. We are a reference agency for Manningtree Food Bank.  This will provide three days emergency food to an individual or family.  See Derek Monnery if you know a needy family.