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Bishop Martin’s interview with James Marston

Bishop Martin’s interview with James Marston

April 17th, 2019

Easter is the birth of the new realisation that death is not the end, and that evil and human self-centredness are overcome by the...

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Bishops 90-mile Pilgrimage finishes

Bishops 90-mile Pilgrimage finishes

March 18th, 2019

Bishops Martin and Mike have completed their Pilgrimage, having walked 90-miles from Southwold to Stowmarket and met school children, visited flourishing industries, prayed at...

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Bishops Martin and Mike are preparing to walk a 90 mile pilgrimage

Bishops Martin and Mike are preparing to walk a 90 mile pilgrimage

March 05th, 2019

Bishops Martin and Mike are preparing to walk 90 miles during a ten day pilgrimage across Suffolk to discover more about the people, community activities...

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Diocese receives National Church support to accelerate mission plans

January 23rd, 2019

The Church of England in Suffolk is delighted to announce that we have secured £4.95m Strategic Development Funding from the national...

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New Archdeacon for Rural Mission Announced

New Archdeacon for Rural Mission Announced

January 11th, 2019

Bishop Martin is delighted to appoint the Revd Canon Sally Gaze to be the new Archdeacon for Rural Mission.  Bishop Martin said: &ldquo...

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New Archdeacon of Ipswich Announced

New Archdeacon of Ipswich Announced

December 11th, 2018

Bishop Martin has appointed the Revd Rhiannon King to be the new Archdeacon of Ipswich. Rhiannon is currently Director of Mission for the...

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A five-year-old primary school pupil has designed an award winning Christmas card that will be used across Suffolk

A five-year-old primary school pupil has designed an award winning Christmas card that will be used across Suffolk

November 28th, 2018

A five-year-old primary school pupil, who designed an award winning Christmas card that will be used across Suffolk this year, has received a prize...

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St Mary and St Lawrence Church at Great Bricett has received over £82,000 lottery grant

St Mary and St Lawrence Church at Great Bricett has received over £82,000 lottery grant

November 19th, 2018

A lottery grant will fund urgent roof repairs at an ancient Suffolk church and “ensure its survival for future generations”.   The church roof will...

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Lead replaced St John’s Church Elmswell

November 19th, 2018

The church roof was stripped of lead by thieves on Armistice Day last year and it has now been replaced.  The theft at...

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Stewards of God’s Creation’ Art Exhibition by Diocesan Schools

November 19th, 2018

‘Stewards of God’s Creation’ Art Exhibition by Diocesan Schools St Edmundsbury Cathedral 14th - 25th November 2018   This year&rsquo...

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100 Inspiring Women of Suffolk

November 19th, 2018

The EADT has announced a diverse list of women who have achieved extraordinary things such as, working in a male dominated world, breaking down...

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The courage of former soldiers and the horror of battlefield deaths have been recalled by Suffolk’s bishops on the eve of Remembrance Sunday.

November 12th, 2018

Bishop Martin and Bishop Mike, have taken part in commemorations throughout the county. Bishop Mike said: ‘‘This is a time to...

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