Church of England Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich East Bergholt

Facilities and features

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Accessibility

One toilet with disabled accessibility is available during services and when the West End meeting room is in use. There are public toilets in the village centre, a few minutes walk away, behind the Red Lion pub.

Baby Changing Facilities

There is limited parking close to church, but there is a public car park behind the Red Lion pub in the village centre, a few minutes walk away.

One is available in the village centre by the Red Lion pub

There are portable ramps inside the church available during services, but not permanently in place.

Hearing (induction) Loop

There are large print orders of service and hymn books

Guide dogs are welcomed in church

Gluten-free refreshments

Our Building

Grade 1 listed

Eco Church

Music and Worship

Unique bells are rung before services, at weddings and funerals when requested.

Fundraising concerts are held periodically and the Stour Valley Arts and Music (SVAM) also hold some of their concerts in church

Organ

Some of our services use BCP

Sing at all major services during the year. Choir practice on Friday evenings from 19.00 - new members welcomed but must be able to read music.


Groups, Courses and Activities

Sunday evening Bible Study group for teenagers

Sunday evening Bible study group for teenagers.
Home group held on Wednesday evenings

Every Wednesday morning: Winter Warmer refreshments during the winter months and Ministry of Welcome refreshments during the summer months

During the Coronavirus, a foodbank and resources library is being held in church. Special dispensation has been given to keep the porch open during daylight hours to receive donations.

Mothers Union

Toddlers Group meets in the West End meeting room in church every other Friday morning 9.30-11.30


Help for Visitors

Regular visits are made to the church by tour guides. Pre-arranged groups can be accommodated with a tour - contact Liz Digby 01472 312281 or Fiona Trott 01206 298205

Guidebooks and pamphlets are available to purchase in church

Refreshments are offered every Wednesday morning and after services on Sundays

Bookstall with cards and gifts

During daylight hours


Other Features

FairTrade

During the Coronavirus

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