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Christians partnering in God’s mission

Connecting eighteen districts and numerous churches together groups in Essex & East London. CTEEL supports joint witness, service and partnerships between churches to make Jesus known in our communities.

United Witness

Deeper understanding

We offer the gifts of our own tradition and receive from others. By deepening our relationships, we reveal God’s nature and purpose for His Church through prayer, fellowship and evangelism.

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Serving Together

Collaborative outreach

Christians sharing activities, committed to united outreach that demonstrates the love of Christ in local areas – meeting human needs, breaking down barriers, seeking justice, peace and caring for creation.

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Local Partnerships

Ecumenical churches

We sponsor Local Ecumenical Partnerships Churches (LEPs) and support other ecumenical projects where we share properties and resources.

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The Diocese of Chelmsford The United Reformed Church The Eastern Baptist Association The Salvation Army The Diocese of Brentwood The London District Methodist Church Bedfordshire, Essex and Hertfordshire Methodist district New Frontiers The Quakers Church The redeemed church of God