Church of England Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich Hundon

Hundon, All Saints

This is a large, Perpendicular building, finished not long before the Reformation. No doubt it enjoyed all the ups and downs of the 17th Century religious wars, the long 18th Century sleep of the Church of England, and the vibrancy and energy of the 19th Century revival. But it is hard to tell now, because the church was completely destroyed by fire one night in February 1914, shortly before the outbreak of the Great War. 

The interior successfully retains a sense of the past, and heavens be praised the windows are all full of clear glass. There is plenty of open space of course, but intriguing little details - a wheatsheaf salvaged from an 18th Century memorial, the south chancel aisle panelled with dark wood from the vicarage, surviving roof timbers forming a cross in the south aisle.

A wide, light, simple interior, then, ideally suited for modern Anglican spirituality.

(With thanks to Simon Knott -


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Online Holy Communion for the 8th Sunday after Trinity (25th July 2021)

25 Jul 2021, 9 a.m. for 6d
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We continue our "Ordinary Time" season of growth and renewal, and look forward in expectation of the second coming of Christ.

Whilst we are pleased that we now have multiple service in our church buildings across the benefice, if you are unable to attend in person, you are warmly invited to join in with our Rector, The Revd Mark Woodrow, from your own home, as he celebrates Holy Communion from the Vicarage.

The readings for today are 2 Kings 4:42-44, Ephesians 3:14-21, and John 6:1-21.

The hymns for today are, Praise the One who breaks the darkness, and, Eat this bread, drink this cup.

A service booklet to accompany this service is also available to download below.

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Eucharist/Holy Communion Recorded service Live streamed service Hymns Prayers Choir Singing Organ Common Worship Family Friendly Event held in a Vicarage

Online Services continue to be available to all at a time that is convenient to you via our Benefice YouTube Channel.

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