St Andrew, Aldringham

A beautiful 11th Century rural church set on a gentle slope in peaceful surroundings close the Suffolk Heritage Coastline.

In the name of our Lord Jesus Christ we are delighted that the the church building is still open for private prayer and now once again for communal worship.   Church services have resumed and we recommend observance of social distancing rules and advise that: In consideration of others, the wearing of facemasks whilst in church is preferred.

The church will be open daily from 9am to Dusk and hand sanitisers for your use are available in the church porch.  It is important to respect other people’s space by maintaining social distancing and please note that not all areas of the church may be accessible. 

You are also most welcome to spend some quiet time in our beautiful and tranquil churchyard and offer a prayer to God.

Prayers are said for the world and for our local communities daily.

In February, when war in Ukraine began, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York wrote a prayer for the country and its people:

A Prayer for Ukraine

God of peace and justice,
we pray for the people of Ukraine today.
We pray for peace and the laying down of weapons.
We pray for all those who fear for tomorrow,
that your Spirit of comfort would draw near to them.
We pray for those with power over war or peace,
for wisdom, discernment and compassion to guide their decisions.
Above all, we pray for all your precious children, at risk and in fear,
that you would hold and protect them.
We pray in the name of Jesus, the Prince of Peace.

Archbishop Justin Welby
Archbishop Stephen Cottrell


The parish of Aldringham with Thorpe: St Andrew, is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of St. Edmundsbury & Ipswich’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch

Revd Sarah du Boulay

The Vicarage
Church Walk

IP15 5DU

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