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Ipswich church gives 250 hampers to vulnerable families

Proclaimers church has delivered over 500 luxury Christmas hampers to the most vulnerable and forgotten families in both Norwich and Ipswich over the last few days. The hampers include everything a family would need to have a wonderful Christmas dinner. Each family will receive vouchers for fresh vegetables and meat. Included in each hamper are things like fruit mince pies,...

New Archdeacon for Suffolk announced

The Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich have announced today a new Archdeacon of Suffolk The Rt Revd Martin Seeley, Bishop of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich said, "I am delighted to announce that I have appointed The Revd Jeanette Gosney to be the next Archdeacon of Suffolk.  Her appointment follows a national search process led by Bishop Mike, and four...

Christmas is all about the presents…

Ordinand Emma Haggar shares the excitement of Christmas.... presents received (and stolen!), Santa discovered studying theology, and the best gifts of all In two days I will have reached the end of my first term of theological college. It feels forever since I started, yet everything is still so new. So, here’s a whistle-stop tour of my first term... I’ve...

Live nativity shines a wave of light

The Lightwave fresh expressions community held their first 'Live Nativity' this week in Otley. The Otley College barn came alive yesterday as over 200 people - families, friends and visitors - joined together for the first Lightwave 'Live Nativity'!  They were welcomed in by sheep, goats and alpacas, along with a live band playing festive music. Loads of children enjoyed activities...

Office Manager (Tools with a Mission) – Ipswich

To manage the day to day running of the head office with responsibility for ensuring all procedures are maintained and accurate administration maintained.   The Office Manager is responsible for a team of dedicated volunteers who fulfil various administrative roles within the office. The manager currently will share the time of the Supporter Development Officer who works mornings on...

A prayer for the Nation

A prayer for the Nation today on Polling Day and for the days and weeks to come.

Soap Nuts and Other Wonders

Just Traid is finishing 2019 on a high and is happy to report another extremely successful Christmas Fayre weekend, thanks to all the hard work and dedication of  volunteers and Board members. It is truly grateful for everyone's support. Just Traid experienced a significant increase in sales compared with the same weekend in 2018 and a monumental increase in comparison...

Volunteer Receptionists

Inspire Counselling and Training are looking for volunteers who want to join our friendly office team. We are offering opportunities to practise your reception skills in an inspiring environment, knowing you will have contributed to the well-being of many people. You will be the first point of contact for our busy centre and assisting staff and other volunteers in...

Schoolchildren set to make TV debut onboard Noah’s Ark

This week dozens of excited schoolchildren climbed the gangplank onto a replica of the ark moored in Ipswich to be filmed for BBC's Songs of Praise. Headteacher, from St Margaret’s Church Of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Jo Kidby said: “We were delighted to be invited to bring some of our Year 4 pupils onboard Noah’s Ark. We hope the...

Bethlehem is Calling – A Concert for Advent

Garth Hewitt, troubadour, gospel singer, protest singer, activist and priest released his first album in 1973, and his most recent, My Name is Palestine, just this year. He is a man with a lot to say and he needs to be heard. Come and hear him! When: Saturday 30th November, 7.30pm – Christmas concert Where: St Mary at Stoke Church, Stoke Street,...

Upcoming Events

Mon 16

Spring at Rushmere Baptist Church

December 16 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Rushmere St Andrew
Wed 18

Avenue Drop In – at Brandon Church Institute

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Wed 18

Avenue Drop In

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Wed 18

Carols at the Hope Centre

December 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Wed 18

Arts & Crafts Club

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rushmere St Andrew
Thu 19

Mid Suffolk Healing Rooms

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 19

Food for Thought

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 20


December 20 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
Fri 20

Toddler Group in Felixstowe

December 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fri 20

Spiritual Mindfulness at the Cathedral

December 20 @ 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Bury St Edmunds

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