Church of England Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich Monks Eleigh

Monks Eleigh, St Peter

St Peters Church is situated in the rural village of Monks Eleigh in the Brett Valley. It is sited at the top of an upward sloping village green which is bordered by a collection of Grade ll listed residential meetings and a pub at the bottom of the hill.

A Church has existed on this site for 900 years although the present building dates back to the 14th century.

The parish of St Peters, Monks Eleigh 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. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact Ann Perry on 01449402245. If you have any immediate concerns about the safety of someone then please contact the police and your local authority Childrens or Adult Services.

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Rev Mike Birt

Church Re-opening

In April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Every Fifth Sunday at 10:15 a.m. for 1hr
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Church Hill
Monks Eleigh

Soon, very soon, the works inside St Peters, Monks Eleigh will be completed and we will be able to open our doors once again. Our Church is COVID-safe and although the congregation still is unable to sing, we will have a small choir.
We are hoping to have a service of Holy Communion on 25th April 2021 at 10.15am.
Children are welcome.

Eucharist/Holy Communion

From Wednesday 31st March, the Stations of the Cross will be erected along Monks Eleigh green on the way up the hill towards the Church to where a large cross will be placed.
There will be reflections at each station of the cross.

31 Mar 2021, 3:30 p.m.