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Serving 660,000 people through St Edmundsbury Cathedral, 445 parishes and 87 Church Schools. Led by Bishop Martin Seeley, the vision is ‘flourishing congregations, making a difference’.
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Archbishop’s General Election Message

Archbishop’s General Election Message

As we approach this General Election, we also herald the season of Advent, the birth of Jesus Christ and the reminder of his return as our judge. In Christ’s birth...

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Archbishop’s General Election Message

Archbishop’s General Election Message

As we approach this General Election, we also herald the season of Advent, the birth of Jesus Christ and the reminder of his return as our judge. In Christ’s birth...

Abbey of St Edmund celebrates 1000th anniversary in 2020 with year-long events programme

Abbey of St Edmund celebrates 1000th anniversary in 2020 with year-long events programme

In 2020, Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk will celebrate the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund by King Canute 1000 years ago. A year of celebrations is being coordinated by the Abbey 1000 Group,...

Diocesan Board of Education - New Chair

Diocesan Board of Education - New Chair

The Diocesan Board of Education (DBE) works with church schools to support school improvements, assist with specific functions and responsibilities for church schools, and support with RE and Collective Worship and education...

Bishop Martin and Bishop Mike chat in their Vlog

Bishop Mike and the sabbaticalling, Bishop Martin on what it means to live in the reign of Christ - and what is going on in this Sunday’s gospel.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS ACROSS THE DIOCESE

Fressingfield Christmas Tree Festival

Thursday 5 December 2019 at 10:00am
Location: St Peter & St Paul Fressingfield
Around 30 Christmas trees decorarated by groups and businesses in Fressingfield. Entry free but donations welcomed for Fressingfield Family Trust, a new village charity. Refreshments, stall with gifts....

FORTHCOMING EVENTS ACROSS THE DIOCESE

Fressingfield Christmas Tree Festival

Thursday 5 December 2019 at 10:00am
Location: St Peter & St Paul Fressingfield
Around 30 Christmas trees decorarated by groups and businesses in Fressingfield. Entry free but donations welcomed for Fressingfield Family Trust, a new village charity. Refreshments, stall with gifts....

Friston Christmas Fayre

Saturday 7 December 2019 (all day)
Location: Friston Village Hall and Church
12 Noon -3pm Santa's Grotto, Pony Rides and free Children's Show, games. Arts and crafts, stalls galore, bbq, chestnuts, mulled wine and raffles. All set out in the village hall,...

Christmas Farmers' Market

Saturday 7 December 2019 at 10:00am
Location: St Gregory's Church
Come along to St Gregory's Church, Barnham and enjoy sampling and purchasing delicious local food - BBQ of Euston meat, game, Woosters' wonderful bread, Yum Yum's famed fudge, cakes,...

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