The Chelmsford Methodist Circuit

The Circuit covers an area of mid-Essex from Chelmsford in the west to Braintree and Halstead in the north, Coggeshall and Maldon in the east and South Woodham Ferrers in the south.If you would like to know more about us or the Christian faith, please contact our

Superintendent Minister Rev'd Mark Pengelly

Whatever you are seeking here, we pray you will find the reality of God's love in Jesus in your life.

Click HERE for a list of Churches in the Chelmsford Circuit.

Click HERE for Ministers & Lay Workers


EDI Study

Some people who have done the EDI module are realising they also need to complete unconscious bias training, and are asking for opportunities.  In response to this, the Learning Network are putting on an extra online zoom session on unconscious bias.  If you have not yet completed this training, please sign up here!

Dates for unconscious Bias Training on zoom 

January 31st 2024 - 11am

March 5th 2024 - 7pm

June 7th 2024 - 10am 


Mandatory Training EDI Course - to be completed by the end of 2023.

Online Training


FACE TO FACE: Equality, Diversity and Inclusiveness (EDI) training is so important, 
Latest face to face training that I have been made aware of is on Saturday 10th February 9.30am - 12.30pm at The Ark Highwoods Methodist Church, 55 Gavin Way, Highwoods, Colchester CO4 9FF 
If anyone from other circuits in the District would like to attend please contact Helen Hunt


EDI Job Description  Guidance Notes - for those wishing to champion this role within their churches.

EDI Study Guide 

This can be used for Group Studies in housegroups etc.

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