Facilities and features
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We have two toilets including a wheelchair accessible toilet adapted within the constraints of the building
We have large hard car park that can be extended onto a large grass area if the Church is packed
One of our toilets has been adapted to enable wheelchair access within the constraints of the building
We have telephone within the Church extension
Two Large hard car parks with grass overflow available in exceptional circumstances
Concrete ramp to allow access to hall and raised area a west end. Portable ramp available for use on main entrance to nave.
Loop for whole Church
Large print hymn books and service booklets available on request
Grade 1 Listing
Music and Worship
Limited as frame needs renovation. An appeal for bell restoration and adding two more bells has been launched
Open Air Concert held every year opposite Church in Barham Hall. Concerts in Church tend to occur on ad hoc basis a couple of times a year.
Small but loyal choir sings every Sunday
Groups, Courses and Activities
The Claydon Brownies meets in the Church Hall
Three major community events every year ( Fete, Open Air Picnic Band Concert and Chiristmas Bazaar plus additional Ad Hoc events.
In partnership with St Mary.s Gt Blakenham and St Peters Henley, our Church is an umbrella for a number of community groups including a Men's group, a walking group, a knitting Group, a luncheon club, a book group and an art group
Annual 3-day J-Team running for over 30 years and still attracting more than 80 Primary school aged children
The Church operates a Soup Kitchen in Ipswich every sunday Evening. Gosbeck and Henley Churches provide two of the teams in an 8 week rota. Contact Ann Colthorpe 01479 831079
Our [email protected] worship on the first Sunday of each month would certainly be described as messy!
An evening and an afternoon group
The Community groups referred to are mainly this age group
Young Families group meets in village hall, monthly Sunshine Servicevillage hall and [email protected] are ail aimed at parents and young families
Help for Visitors
For parties by request
Comprehensive guide book available in Church @ £2.50. Copy available to reference if you don't wish to purchase
Open from at least 10am to at least 4pm 7 days per week now Church monitored by CCTV
We support the Mid Suffolk Foodbank in Stowmarket
New Audio system and hearing loop installed in 2019
A part of our Churchyard is left uncut for conservation
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