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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....

Christmas Trees at Elveden

Saturday 7 December 2019 at 11:53am
Location: St Andrew and St Patrick Church
Our first ever Christmas Tree festival set in the beautiful surroundings of Elveden Church. The Church is mainly 20th Centruy, the work of W.D. Caroe for the Earl of Iveagh (the...

Church Next Door Beccles

Sunday 8 December 2019 at 10:30am
Location: St Luke's Church
Messy Church for all-ages...

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