Metfield, St John the Baptist

The parish church of Metfield is a beautiful, light church with lots of history in the centre of the village. We are committed to loving God and our neighbours and serving ur parish where we can.

Very friendly people who will welcome you to any of their services or events.

There is the informal gathering on the 1st Sunday at 9.30am when people bring a poem or reading, there is chat, refreshments and a prayer at the end with coffee and time to chat.

2nd Sunday 10.30am there is a village service with hymns, bible reading and reflection, prayers and coffee after.

4th Sundays 10.30am service of Holly Communion - a little more traditional, also with hymns etc and coffee after the service.

We also have a larder where you can donate tins and packets of food and to help yourself to if you are struggling.

Get in touch

Revd Canon Susan Loxton


IP21 5HU
01379 388493

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The gathering

Monthly. Every First Sunday at for 45 mins
Metfield, St John the Baptist
Metfield Harleston, IP20 0LA, GB

informal gathering with some people bringing something to share; maybe a poem or story, prayer or hymn.
Lots of laughter and coffe!

Our Fressingfield Mendham Metfield Stradbroke Weybread Withersdale
made during the last year



"Our parish of Metfield is committed to safeguarding children, young people and adults from harm. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). Our Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the PSO Maria Price [email protected] or the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor Karen Galloway 077785 621319. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority’s children or adult social care services."