Dovercourt Central (URC/Meth)
The church on the hill welcomes you.
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  • worshiping and serving together

  • at worship

    The worship of God every Sunday morning.  Everyone welcome.

  • for coffee

    Everyone welcome on a Friday morning

  • coffee after church

  • Messy Church

    Messy Church meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month and our numbers are growing as this proves ever more popular in the community.

  • On the map

    As its name suggests: the church is central to Dovercourt, at the top of the High Street

  • On the Harwich Peninsula, Essex

  • Central Church United Reformed and Methodist

    Central Church has an open door to all who wish to seek and follow Christ

  • The Minister

    The Revd Trevor Hahn, a minister of the United Reformed tradition, is our current minister/pastor. All enquiries regarding pastoral needs (weddings, funerals, baptisms and hospital visits) should be made to Trevor at  01255 483288 (mobile 07854 640773) and email: or to the Church Secretary, Mrs Iris Hatch:  01255 503688.  The Revd T Hahn resides in Clacton-on-Sea and also ministers to the congregation of Christ Church URC, Clacton.

    The Methodist Circuit Superintendent is the Revd Andrew Bell:; telephone: 01206 396654.

  • CONTACT magazine/newsletter

    Click here to see Contact Magazine

  • Churches Together in the Harwich Peninsula

    Central Church LEP is part of the Churches Together in the Harwich Peninsula




203 Main Road, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex CO12 3PH





A warm welcome

awaits you    

Dovercourt  Central Church  occupies a High Street position central to the town reaching out to the Community, offering a welcome to our Christian worship and extending  friendship to families and individuals of all ages through our various activities.                                                     

 Church Mission Statement     

We, the members and adherents of Dovercourt Central Church, called to be God's people, transformed by the Gospel, making the difference in today's world.  

We declare our intention to continue and advance God's work in this town by knowing Christ and making him known.  

FAQ:  Who is Jesus?                     


The following is typical of what happens at Central Church; contact the Minister, the Revd Trevor Hahn, or the Church Secretary, Mrs Iris Hatch, or the Hirings Secretary, Mrs Margaret Smith, for up to date information.


Sunday Family Worship:

10.45am every Sunday

Holy Communion: Second Sunday in the month at 10.45am &  

Fourth Sunday in the month at 9.00am

Mid-week Services/Events:

Third Tuesday of each month: 4.30-6.30pm - Messy Church  for children and parents

Every Friday :9.30 - 10am  Pause for Thought, a quiet meditative time, including brief discussion


Junior Church - during Sunday morning worship

JAM, a Christian Young People Group - Wednesday 6.00pm

Pilots - Fridays: 5.45pm to 7.15 pm in term time

Dovercourt Choral Society Monday evenings

Coffee Morning - every Friday 10am to 12 noon (bric-a-brac stall and second-hand books)

Keep Fit - Monday: 9.30 - 10.30am Tuesday: 9.30 - 10.30am  7 - 8pm

Messy Church (Children of all ages must be accompanied by a responsible adult):

3rd Tuesday each month: 4.30 pm to 6.15 pm

Keep Fit on chairs: Thursdays - twice monthly: 10 - 11am 


Halls available for Coffee mornings, Table Top sales, meetings, etc; contact Mrs Margaret Smith 01255 504828

Open for Coffee Friday mornings: Fridays 10am - 12 noon (second-hand books at nominal prices and bric-a-brac stall)

Central Church has an open door to all who wish to seek and follow Christ

and Holy Communion is offered to all who conscientiously wish to receive Christ at His Table.           

        This website is infrequently updated.  For information please contact the minister, Rev Trevor Hahn on 01255 483288 or email .;

Or contact the Church Secretary, Mrs Iris Hatch, on 01255 503688. 

Also consult monthly Church Magazine "CONTACT"   click here.