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92 year old Beryl Meed honoured by Christian Aid

92 year old Beryl Meed honoured by Christian Aid

October 16th, 2018

Beryl Meed of Felsham Church in the Cockfield Benefice was presented with an award recognising 60 years of service to international development charity Christian Aid...

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Thanksgiving Eucharist for Anglican Province of Hong Kong

Thanksgiving Eucharist for Anglican Province of Hong Kong

October 11th, 2018

Bishop Martin has flown 6,000 miles to attend an anniversary celebration for the Anglican Church in Hong Kong. Bishop Martin was there to represent the...

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Gather 2018 - the best yet!

Gather 2018 - the best yet!

October 04th, 2018

We are really proud of the young people who came and enjoyed Gather last Saturday.  Over 200 people attended and enjoyed a range of...

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Church bells to ring for first time in 200 years

October 04th, 2018

The campaign to restore the bells at All Saints Church in Little Cornard, near Sudbury, was launched three years ago and £130,000 was raised...

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Called Together 

Called Together 

September 27th, 2018

Last Sunday the Cathedral saw the gathering together of all licensed lay ministries. At the service three new Readers and three Pioneers were licensed...

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Ed Sheeran announced as Patron of the Choral Foundation in Ipswich

Ed Sheeran announced as Patron of the Choral Foundation in Ipswich

September 10th, 2018

St Mary-le-Tower church is singing the praises of pop star Ed Sheeran after he agreed to encourage the tradition of singing in the community....

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Suffolk selected in a pilot scheme to fund ‘stitch-in-time’ repairs for churches and places of worship

Suffolk selected in a pilot scheme to fund ‘stitch-in-time’ repairs for churches and places of worship

September 04th, 2018

A Government-funded pilot programme to repair and enhance England’s listed places of worship has been launched by Michael Ellis, the Minister for...

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St Margaret’s church, Stradishall has been awarded 10 life-size sitting silhouettes as part of the “There But Not There” campaign

St Margaret’s church, Stradishall has been awarded 10 life-size sitting silhouettes as part of the “There But Not There” campaign

September 03rd, 2018

St Margaret's church in the west Suffolk village of Stradishall has been awarded 10 life-size sitting silhouettes as part of the nationwide “There...

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Bury St Edmunds MP visits church to see roof renovation work

Bury St Edmunds MP visits church to see roof renovation work

August 14th, 2018

Bury St Edmunds MP Jo Churchill was given a tour of the Church of St John the Baptist in Needham Market today to view...

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Pensioner, 90, hailed as UK’s oldest organ player after nearly eight decades of music

August 14th, 2018

A 90- year-old Suffolk musician is being hailed as the the UK's oldest organ player - after playing for nearly eight decades. Denis...

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What is a Pioneer?

What is a Pioneer?

July 26th, 2018

Fabulous article in the EADT about Pioneering Ministry.  Please read the full story here: http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/church-s-growing-ministry-1-5612214...

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The Very Revd Joe Hawes welcomed as the new Dean of St Edmundsbury

The Very Revd Joe Hawes welcomed as the new Dean of St Edmundsbury

July 16th, 2018

On Saturday 14 July, in a service watched by hundreds of well-wishers and led by the Bishop Martin, Joe Hawes was installed as the...

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