Remembering His Royal Highness Prince Philip
10 June 1921 – 9 April 2021
Book of Condolence. In accordance with government guidelines, there is no physical book of condolence. You are encouraged to send a message to the Royal Family via the online Book of Condolence on their website www.royal.uk or via the Church of England Book of Condolence www.churchofengland.org/remembering-his-royal-highness-prince-philip
Special Memorial Services are expected to be held locally, probably on Sunday 18th April. Details will be announced as they are decided. We will meet for Holy Communion at 9.30am on Sunday 18th April.
The Rt Rev’d Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani, Bishop of Chelmsford has expressed her great sadness at the news.
“I am very sorry to learn about the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. We pray for Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Family, the Commonwealth and the Nation and we give thanks for The Duke of Edinburgh’s extraordinary life of duty and dedication.”
The Rt Rev’d Peter Hill, Bishop of Barking has shared his condolences.
“The thoughts and prayers of everyone at the Diocese of Chelmsford are with Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Family, our nation and commonwealth. At this time of great sadness, we remember with gratitude The Duke of Edinburgh’s extraordinary contribution as consort to Her Majesty the Queen. “He has devoted his adult life to our service and the loving support of Her Majesty, for which we are thankful.”