Thurstable and Winstree Team Ministry

serving the parishes of Tiptree with Tolleshunt Knights and Great Braxted, Copford, Easthorpe, Messing, Inworth,
Layer de la Haye, Layer Breton with Birch, and Layer Marney

The 'Layer' Parishes: Layer de la Haye • Layer Breton with Birch • Layer Marney

The Benefice of Thurstable and Winstree

The Benefice of Thurstable and Winstree came into being on 1st October 2013, when nine parishes of three former benefices were brought together in one new benefice.

Under the provisions of the Pastoral Scheme for the creation of this benefice, each of the parishes retained its distinct identity and each of the churches retained its status as a parish church.

With effect from 1st January 2024, the two parishes of 'Tolleshunt Knights with Tiptree' and 'Great Braxted' were merged to become the single parish of 'Tiptree with Tolleshunt Knights and Great Braxted'.

Members of the benefice's Ministry Team are licensed and authorised ministers, both clerical and lay, led by the Team Rector, The Revd Anne-Marie Renshaw.

The Parishes and Churches of the Benefice

With effect from 1st January 2024, these became:


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