St John the Baptist, Saxmundham

Welcome! St John the Baptist is part of the benefice of Saxmundham and Kelsale cum Carlton. We would love to meet you.

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Rev. Dave Preece

What's on

9:30 Informal Service

Every Sunday at for 1 hour
St John the Baptist, Saxmundham
Church Street Saxmundham, IP17 1ES, United Kingdom

Most weeks this is in St John’s. On the 2nd Sunday of the month we have a family service in Kelsale.

The 9:30 service is an informal gathering with band led sung worship, discussion, a short talk, tea, coffee and croissants too (usually).

Week 1 - in St Johns with children's groups
Week 2 - Family Service - in Kelsale
Week 3 - in St Johns with children's groups
Week 4 - in St Johns all-age

St John's Church, Saxmundham will be open for prayer and reflection from 9am-8pm throughout the period of mourning. A book of condolence is available for signing.


The parish of Saxmundham: St John the Baptist 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. 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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St John the Baptist, Saxmundham Charity No. 1171576