Rural Life

With a church in every village throughout Suffolk much of our presence is in rural locations.  Our churches can be a hub, offering a central building in our communities, sometimes the only community building in rural and isolated areas. 

Rural Report

In October an additional report has been compiled by Andrew Blenkiron, the Estate Manager at the Euston Estate, Vice-Chair of Suffolk NFU, he also has an active role with Assured Food Standards, the organisation that operates the Red Tractor scheme.  

On the Farm October | PDF

October Newsletter | PDF

September Newsletter | PDF 

August Newsletter | PDF 

July Newsletter | PDF 

June Newsletter | PDF 

Agricultural Chaplain

Graham Miles | Lightwave Rural Chaplain for Suffolk | 07413 683368.

Rural Coffee Caravan

The Rural Coffee Caravan started up in 2003 to tackle rural isolation and promote community spirit.  The Rural Coffee Caravan delivers information and friendship across Suffolk.  The Rural Coffee Caravan exists to help rurally isolated people in Suffolk access services and information to improve their lives, health and wellbeing, and to bring people together, empowering and strengthening rural communities.  To find out where the caravan meets please visit:


Updated 6 October 2020