St.Mary's, Bures

St. Mary the Virgin is a vibrant parish church serving Bures in Suffolk and Essex.

We are outgoing and friendly and visitors can be assured of a warm welcome.

The parish of Bures St Mary 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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Every First, Second, Third, Fourth Sunday at for 1 hour
St.Mary's, Bures
Church Square Bures, CO8 5AA, GB

Our 10.30 service is either Holy Communion or Morning Worship, freshly created each week based on Common Worship and other permitted liturgy. We use a mix of traditional and contemporary music, led by choir, organ and worship band. Please see our monthly service listings for details.
Prayer ministry is offered at every service in the South Porch, either during communion or at the end.
Coffee and tea is served after every service.
On a 5th Sunday the service is held at either Assington or Little Cornard.

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