Basildon councillors will join community and voluntary group representatives, residents and partner organisations at an annual service celebrating the start of the new civic year.
The service will be held in St Martin’s Church, St Martin’s Square, Basildon, on Monday 9 July at 6pm.
The recently elected Mayor of Basildon, Councillor David Dadds, will lead an act of dedication of service to others. Leaders of party groups represented on the council will be invited to address the congregation, recollecting the past year and their hopes for the next.
Cllr Dadds said: “The Annual Civic Service is chance for us to come together to reflect on all that is great about the borough and look ahead to our exciting future. It is open to the whole community and I look forward to welcoming as many residents as possible.”