Church of England Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich Exning with Lanwade

Exning St Martin

During the official mourning period which now follows the passing of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, the parish church of Exning St Martin's will be open for private prayer and reflection on a daily basis, from Saturday 10 April through Tuesday 20 April.

The church of St Martin, Exning dates from the late 12th Century. 

It has regular worship at 11 am on 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sunday mornings. When there is a 5th Sunday in the month a joint service is held at 10am with members of the congregations of St Philip with St Etheldreda, and the neighbouring parish of St Mary's, Newmarket and St Agnes, Exning. The location rotates through these venues.

On the 4th Sunday the worship takes place in the Exning Community Church Hal. adjacent to St Martin's, where breakfast is served from 9am and informal worship starts at 9.30am.

It is a Grade 1 listed building, is situated in the centre of the village of Exning in a conservation area, in a large churchyard. The approach to the church from the West end through the churchyard is up a steep slope, reflecting the elevation of the church above the rest of the village of Exning. Until recently the church was clearly visible from the A14 Newmarket bypass, but this view has now been somewhat restricted by the erection of sound-reducing barriers on the road. At night the church is floodlit, the floodlights being a gift in memory of a local landowner’s wife.

"The parish of Exning: St Martin 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(s), PSOs. The Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

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Rev John Hardy

21 Hamilton Road Newmarket

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Every Fourth Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for 1hr
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Church Street, Exning

*** Please note this Service takes place in Exning Community Church Hall" which is adjacent to St Martins ***
This is a new style or worship which should be attractive to families as well as the regular congregation, Breakfast is served at 9am.
Lively worship, activities, fun, and friendship

Refreshments Family Friendly