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Green light for church restoration after a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund

Green light for church restoration after a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund

June 20th, 2019

All Saints’ Church in Stuston is celebrating after winning a grant of almost £190,000 to restore its historic church. Restoration work has...

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Celebrating new ways of bringing the light of Jesus to Suffolk

Celebrating new ways of bringing the light of Jesus to Suffolk

June 10th, 2019

Bishop Martin and Mike travelled across the county to schools, cafés, youth groups, shows, and churches to celebrate new ways...

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Having fun at the Suffolk Show

Having fun at the Suffolk Show

May 29th, 2019

We have been represented at the Suffolk Show for nearly 20 years – and this year we organised a wide range of events against...

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Delight as the Revd Canon Sally Fogden receives Suffolk Medal

Delight as the Revd Canon Sally Fogden receives Suffolk Medal

May 22nd, 2019

The Revd Canon Sally Fogden MBE, has been honoured receiving the county's first Suffolk Medal.  Administered by the Suffolk Community Foundation,...

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Reaching out to the rural community in Suffolk

Reaching out to the rural community in Suffolk

May 09th, 2019

The Bishop’s Council, who are the Trustees of the Church of England in Suffolk, has taken to the road to engage with...

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Celebrating 25 years of women priests

Celebrating 25 years of women priests

April 30th, 2019

Events are taking place to mark a quarter of a century of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Church of England....

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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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