Church of England Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich Syleham: St Margaret

Facilities and features

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We have a portable toilet, tastefully screened.

There is space for about 8 cars including one designated for disabled drivers/passengers

One designated space; there is a shingle path to the church, wide enough for a wheelchair or pram/pushchair

A defibrillator is available at the Village Hall, about a mile distant (IP21 4LT)

There is a small portable ramp to facilitate access

There are large print copies of our simple guide. Our hymn books are standard but very clear print.

Our Building

St Margaret's is Listed Grade 2*

Music and Worship

St Margaret's has three bells, which have been adapted to chime rather than ring.

We occasionally have concerts given by a local A Capella choir and would be open to suggestions from other groups.

There is a pipe organ, regularly serviced.

A BCP Service of Holy Communion takes place at 9.30am on the fourth Sunday of each month.

Groups, Courses and Activities

Occasional studies within the benefice. For information, contact the Churchwarden [email protected]

Messy Church for our benefice is held in Syleham's Village Hall at 4pm on the first Sunday of each month. There are craft activities, story, song and prayers and a scrummy tea!

There is a branch of the Mothers' Union for the Benefice and based in Hoxne. Branch leader is Cathie McGregor 01379 668434

Help for Visitors

There is a simple guide leaflet, also available in large print

Every day

Other Features

Part of our churchyard is managed as a County conservation site