Church of England Diocese of Worcester Suckley

Heritage Virtual Open Days - September 11th - 20th

11 Sep 2020, 9 a.m.
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Click on the link (Right of weathercock's tail) for the fascinating story of Suckley Church told through the lives of the people who have worked and worshipped here. There are many stories to tell 

How the school room within the earlier church moved over the road for more space when the present church was built, and now our school and church are usefully intertwined again.

An early vicar's family tragedy brought the first of our several beautiful Kempe windows

A visit from S Kensington School of Art (later Royal Academy) with a tragic bicycle accident brought us a remarkable 'Arts and Crafts' Hymn board and Celtic graveboard.

14th century Piscina

14th century Easter sepulchre

14th century remains of a mediaeval preaching cross, the base scarred with arrow grooves

15th century churchwarden's chest

16th century 'Jacobean' pulpit

A ring of six bells from Rudhall foundry at Gloucester cast around 1710.

The chiming clock was installed in 1911

Read about our registered charity SPACE - an initiative to bring new life to the Suckley community by providing 21st century facilities within the large well situated church building, offering this scattered rural village a much needed active hub, useful to all, including our adjacent primary school. This will create opportunities to bring people together and strengthen our community.

Through wars, disease and pandemics Suckley lives have been challenged, and our church provides a place of peace that serves to remind us that through it all, God never changes.