The South West Essex and Settlement Reform Synagogue is an exciting and diverse
Reform Community based in Newbury Park, Essex.


If you are already a member of SWESRS - welcome. Please browse the website and login / register to view the member-only areas.

If you are not a member, we’d love to welcome you to SWESRS, to become a part of our community, at whatever stage you are in your life.
Why not contact us today, we’re looking forward to hearing from you.



The South West Essex and Settlement Reform Synagogue (SWESRS) is an exciting and diverse Reform Community based in Newbury Park, Essex.  Its welcoming and inclusive style, together with its innovative approach to services, makes it a shining example of Progressive Jewry in East London.


SWESRS meets the needs of its members at all stages in their lives: sharing the joys of simchat, supporting and comforting them during difficult times.


Whether you enjoy spiritually uplifting services in our unique light filled, circular Prayer Hall, resonating with the sounds of our famous choir, or engaging in thought provoking learning, SWESRS will help and encourage you to participate fully in community life, whatever your background or level of Jewish understanding. Erev Shabbat / Shabbat Services are held weekly.


Members are encouraged to be actively involved with all aspects of synagogue life, religious, educational, social, fun, caring for vulnerable members of our community, with daily activities for members of all ages.  To find out more, please continue to browse.

Upcoming Events

  • ECAMPS Tu b’Shevat Seder

    Sunday January 31, 4:00 pm

    An unexpected benefit of lockdown has been the opportunity it has given us to enjoy our relationship with nature with greater appreciation, and to value nature’s importance to our mental health and well-being.

    In gratitude for all of this, we are dedicating our ECAMPS Tu b’Shevat Seder this year to a celebration of trees, and nature in all its magnificence.

    We do hope you will take part and join in! There’s a range of activities, so hopefully everyone across the generations, whether you are on your own or with family members, will find an activity you find appealing and will love to do!

    CLICK HERE to find out more and be ready to share your experience at the Seder on Sunday 31st January which will be a celebration held together online across our Jewish communities in Redbridge and Essex . Enjoy and have fun!

    The Tu b'Shevet Activities Book can also be found here!

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