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There is something different…

Two years ago CYM changed their schools work from being ‘visitors’ where they would undertake specific activities, to being part of the school communities,...

The Salvation Army Big Collection

Each year The Salvation Army has what it calls the #BigCollection which directly supports The Salvation Army’s work. 100% of money raised is used to care for...

Foster care and adoption transforms lives. Have you heard of Home for Good?

Home for Good is a Christian charity set up in response to the urgent / constant need for more foster carers and adopters. They...

What price unity?

Shane Hughes asks what shapes our Church, and how what we do can help or hinder Christian unity... A colleague of mine recently asked me...

Christmas: Fact or Feel-Good Factor?

In his new book, local retired minister, John Sacre, considers our approach to Christmas and the feelings it brings about. Here, John talks about...

Former Odeon cinema on track to be new ‘Hope Centre’

Hope Church have this week completed the purchase of the former Odeon cinema in the centre of Ipswich, which has sat empty for 13...

Filling Stations set for new term of speakers

The 'Filling Stations' are a national network aimed at 'a new informal way of expressing the Christian faith'. This includes venues in Suffolk. Using monthly...

New Choral Foundation Patron

St Mary-le-Tower church is singing the praises of pop star Ed Sheeran after he agreed to encourage the tradition of singing in the community....

Update from Christian Aid on flooding in Kerala

In what's said to be the worst rains in more than 100 years, over a million people have been affected by the unprecedented flooding in...