Rural Life

Tractor in field

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. 


Lightwave has a special heart for the countryside. Most Lightwave groups are in rural areas and they seek to work alongside and support rural benefices.  Click on the highlighted areas to find out more:

For Lightwave Rural and Agricultural Chaplaincy please contact: Graham Miles | Lightwave Rural & Agricultural Chaplain for Suffolk | 07413 683368. Graham Miles and his team are supporting farmers and their families who may be struggling in this difficult time.

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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:

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