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[29 May 2020 | Comments Off on Bow Down (at home ) is happening this Sunday! | ]

Pentecost Sunday, 31st May at 9pm

This Sunday at 9pm, we are inviting you to kneel and pray with all our local churches at Bow Down for 15 minutes.

We come together as one, united church in Sudbury and the surrounding areas to pray for God’s light to shine in our community. To change lives and see breakthroughs in our towns and villages. And there has never been a more important time to do it, not least with the threat that comes with ..read more

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[29 May 2020 | Comments Off on Prayer Request | ]

From Revd Chris Ramsey

Prayers are requested for the staff, students and trustees at Wells Hall Primary School following the sudden death of the headteacher, Jim Cleaver. Jim’s death comes as a huge shock to all and leaves a heavy burden on existing staff especially in this time of the Coronavirus crisis. Please also pray for Jim’s family as they experience their own very personal loss.

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[27 May 2020 | Comments Off on Prayer update & Zoom Prayer Meeting | ]

Ruth Ridge has set up an email prayer network to circulate requests, resources and good news stories during the time of the corona virus outbreak. In addition, Zoom Prayer Meetings are now happening on Saturday mornings. If you would like to be part of this group, please email Ruth on: ruthkridge@gmail.com . Ruth usually sends out updates on Fridays.

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[27 May 2020 | Comments Off on Thy Kingdom Come | ]

This global wave of prayer is running from Ascension Day, last Thursday 21 May, to Pentecost Sunday, 31 May.

See https://www.light-wave.org/prayer and https://www.thykingdomcome.global/ . More to be found if you search for “Thy Kingdom Come”.

For this coming Sunday, see also http://churchestogetherinsudbury.org.uk/bow-down-at-home if you missed it earlier.

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[19 May 2020 | Comments Off on Prayer update & Zoom Prayer Meeting | ]

Ruth Ridge has set up a prayer network to circulate requests, resources and good news stories during the time of the corona virus outbreak.  Zoom Prayer Meetings are now happening on Saturday mornings. If you would like to be part of this group, please email Ruth on: ruthkridge@gmail.com . Ruth usually sends out updates on Fridays.

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[19 May 2020 | Comments Off on Thy Kingdom Come | ]

This global wave of prayer runs from Ascension Day, this Thursday 21 May, to Pentecost Sunday, 31 May.

See https://www.light-wave.org/prayer and https://www.thykingdomcome.global/ . More to be found if you search for “Thy Kingdom Come”.

See also http://churchestogetherinsudbury.org.uk/bow-down-at-home if you missed it last week.

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[19 May 2020 | Comments Off on ‘Wild Christian’ | ]

Since the shutdown, A Rocha UK has stepped up the frequency of ‘Wild Christian’ e-mails.  Please can I encourage you to give it a look? 

‘Wild Christian’ was launched in 2018 to inspire Christians (whether individuals or families) to engage with nature as part of their worship and to act personally to enjoy it, nurture it and defend it, offering reflections, stories, practical tips and an online community.

The invitation is to “join the ‘Wild Christian’ community as we reflect biblically, act ..read more

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[19 May 2020 | Comments Off on News from our Anglican Diocese | ]

Ordinations usually take place in late June. This year possible alternative dates are Saturdays 3 October, 31 October or 28 November. Among those affected are Revd Judith Offord of All Saints, Sudbury, and Revd Tom Mumford of St Gregory’s. Both were ordained deacon last June and are due to be ordained priest. In addition, Julia Perkins from Glemsford is hoping to be ordained Deacon.

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[19 May 2020 | Comments Off on Pause for Reflection | ]

Sue Kistruck offers us two items to ponder: Pandemic and Reflection . Pandemic was written out by our Mothers Union Diocesan Links colleague, Sue Norrington.

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[13 May 2020 | Comments Off on Prayer update & Zoom Prayer Meeting | ]

Ruth Ridge has set up a prayer network to circulate requests, resources and good news stories during the time of the corona virus outbreak.  A Zoom Prayer Meeting was held last Saturday morning and is expected to continue weekly. If you would like to be part of this group, please email Ruth on: ruthkridge@gmail.com . Ruth usually sends out updates on Fridays.