Town council holds civic service at the Abbey Church
Waltham Abbey Town Council held its annual Civic Service at the Abbey Church, Waltham Abbey on Sunday.
The service was conducted by the Rector of Waltham Abbey, the Rev'd Peter Smith, and featured the Abbey Church Choristers and a solo by Laurence Williams who sang an extract from Mendelssohn's 'Elijah'.
Civic dignitaries from across Epping Forest and neighbouring boroughs were among the congregation.
Waltham Abbey Mayor councillor Helen Kane said: "I was delighted to be able to host the service and to welcome civic leaders from other authorities and also members of the Abbey Church congregation."
Refreshments were served in the town hall after the service.