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St Augustine’s News – Autumn 2019

It’s been a busy few months at St Augustine’s. In September, we started another Alpha Course, this time led by Steve, Richard and Glynis who have all done Alpha here in the past few years.  We also started 2 new courses –‘Parentalk’ which is for parents of primary school age children, and ‘The Bereavement Journey’. […]


by Sam • 30th October 2019
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The Lantern Room – One Year On

It’s amazing to think that it’s now a year since our new Annexe, the Lantern Room, was completed.   The old Bantoft Vestry – cold, gloomy and unwelcoming, particularly to those with mobility and hearing difficulties – is now a distant memory. The Lantern Room is the complete opposite – warm, bright and accessible – with […]


by Sam • 7th March 2019
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Shining Bright

You may have noticed that the lighted cross on the top of the church tower was missing one of its ‘arms’ for several weeks.  Unfortunately, it wasn’t just in need of a new bulb but some major work.  Thanks to a generous donation, it has been renovated with new wiring and new perspex so that […]


by Sam • 1st March 2019
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Reimagining Sunday Mornings

Unifying the church in worship From 3 February 2019. we are making some changes to how we run our Sunday morning worship in order to break down barriers between our adult, children and youth services. For the past 16 years, we have been running separate children’s worship services in the Church Hall and, more recently […]


by Sam • 29th January 2019
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Worship Internship

We are seeking to recruit a Worship Intern to our Internship Programme to start in September 2018. St Augustine’s, Ipswich is a lively church, to the east of Ipswich town centre. St Augustine’s is part of The Church of England and within the Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich, and is part of the wider […]


by Tim • 16th June 2018
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Open Church | Saturday 16th June

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by the recent violence in Ipswich. St Augustine’s Church, the one with the lighted cross by the roundabout on Felixstowe Road, will be open on Saturday 16th June from 9:00am – 5:00pm. We will have spaces for prayer, thinking, talking, lighting candles or just a […]


by Tim • 14th June 2018
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The Lantern Room

Our new Lantern Room was officially opened with an all-day event on Sunday 29th April. The name was chosen not only to reflect its striking lantern roof but because, like the lighted cross on the church tower, the name proclaims that Jesus is the Light of the World and the church shines His light into […]


by Tim • 9th May 2018
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Annual Church Meeting | Thursday 19 April | 7:30pm

The Church Annual  Meeting is on Thursday 19 April in the Church Hall at 7.30 pm; coffee is available from 7.00 pm. There are 5 vacancies for 3 years for PCC, 2 vacancies on the Deanery Synod plus 2 vacancies for Churchwarden. If you would like to speak to someone about becoming a member of the PCC […]


by Tim • 13th April 2018
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Who Cares? Series Talks

In the weeks running up to Easter we had a series of talks in response to the Who Cares? survey, which asked a single question: What hurts you the most? Or put another way – What is the one thing in life you find hardest to handle? If you missed any of the series or would […]


by Tim • 8th April 2018
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(Closed) Job Opportunity: Parish Administrator / Personal Assistant

Update: This role has now been filled. Thank you for your interest. Role: Parish Administrator / Personal Assistant Hours: 16 hours per week – Monday to Friday – some flexibility as to which days. Salary: £6,656 – £7,280 per year Job Description: Application Form: Key Purpose of the Role: Primarily responsible for the running of […]


by Tim • 4th March 2018

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