Service Times We meet every Sunday Morning at 10:30 am and at 6:30 pm for Holy Communion on the first Sunday of the month.
Come and join us.
Location The Ark, Highwoods Methodist Church,
Gavin Way, Colchester,
Essex CO4 9FF
(see map)

Welcome to The Ark 

Welcome to the web site of The Ark, Highwoods Methodist Church, Colchester.  We are located in the centre of Highwoods in the town of Colchester, Britain's first City and former capital of Roman Britain.

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Young Sunday

As part of our online Worship during the Coronavirus crisis Pat and Judith have been putting together videos and activity packs for the young people associated with all of the churches in the Colchester Methodist Circuit.

Click here and you will find links to all of the material
made especially for children.



Click here to Worship Online with Colchester Methodists


Click here for Worship at Home

A Daily Prayer


Lord Jesus Christ,
you taught us to love our neighbour,
and to care for those in need
as if we were caring for you.
In this time of anxiety, give us strength
to comfort the fearful, to tend the sick,
and to assure the isolated
of our love, and your love,
for your name's sake.

Are you new to the church or the area?  If so, you are very welcome!  Please do check out our Visitor Information page to get all the information about what goes on at our church.
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