Elmswell, St John the Divine, Elmswell

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Welcome  

St John’s is a friendly evangelical church that serves the village of Elmswell in Suffolk. Our aim is to know Christ and make him known as we serve our community. Our worship is varied, but reveals our reliance on the Bible as the Word of God and our trust in the Holy Spirit.  

As a church family, we aim to:

• Demonstrate God's love to the world
• Declare the good news of Jesus Christ
• Depend on God as part of his family  

We are a broad range of people including families with young and grown-up children, pensioners, young professionals and many others. Whoever you are, of whatever age, you're very welcome to join us.   Whether you are interested in our history, wish to get married, have a child baptised, want to investigate Christianity or are looking for a place to worship and meet other Christians, we would love to see you. Why not have a look around our web site to see who we are and what we do?

Our main groups for children and young people are as follows:  

Bubbles
For 0-4 years.  Bubbles meet in the Church Room at the back of St John's as part of the 10:30 service.  

Explorers
For 5-9 years.  Explorers meet in the Den next to the Church Room as part of the 10:30 service.  

Pathfinders
For 9-13 years.  Pathfinders meet in the Upper Room off the Gallery as part of the 10:30 service.  

CYFA
For 14-18 years.  CYFA members meet on Sunday evenings for games, chat and a Bible study.     

 

Holiday Club
As part of Christians Together in Elmswell, every summer, we run a very popular week long holiday club for primary school age children.  

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Peter Goodridge
The Rectory
Church Road
Elmswell
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
IP30 9DY
(01359) 240512 (Rector)

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Sunday

Holy Communion BCP
Every second and fourth Sunday at 8:00 AM for ¾ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Family Service
Family Service with Music Group
Every first Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Parish Praise Service
Every second Sunday at 10:30 AM
Family Friendly Creche Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Holy Communion CW
Every third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Family Friendly Creche Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Morning Prayer CW
Every fourth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Creche Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Holy Communion or Morning Prayer BCP
BCP Traditional Service
Alternates: One month Holy Communion, one month Morning Prayer followed by Communion
Every first Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments Book of Common Prayer

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Floodlight
Organ

 

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Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Peter Warren GOODRIDGE
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 2153
Built: From 14C to 1993
Architect: Victorian Restoration E C Hakewill & J D Wyatt 1993 Re-ordering Whitworth Co-Partnership
Style of worship: Evangelical
Our Patron: CPAS Martyrs Memorial and Church of England Trust
Archdeaconry: SUDBURY (332)
Deanery: LAVENHAM (33203)
Benefice: Elmswell (33/089 K)
Parish Legal Name: Elmswell (330232 )
CofE Church Info: (633232 33/232)
Short URL: acny.uk/2153/
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This page was last updated on Friday 4th November 2016
 
 
 
Elmswell, St John the Divine : Church Hill, Elmswell, Suffolk, IP309DZ

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