Samaritan’s Purse Shoebox Appeal

We have sent 98 shoeboxes to this year’s appeal, The shoeboxes will be sent to Central Asia (more details to come) and given to needy children regardless of their background or religion, in partnership with local churches, to share God’s love at Christmas. Thank you so much to everyone who donated a box. Margaret, Ann […]

by Tim • 23rd November 2017
Annexe Update

Nearly watertight

Work on the build has been quietly progressing. The roof has now been fiberglassed and should be watertight and the roof lantern has been installed. As you can see from the photographs, it’s really taking shape!

by Tim • 14th November 2017

Family Fireworks

Sunday 5th November 5:30-6:30 Vicarage Garden – 2 Bucklesham Road Come and enjoy hot dogs, sparklers and fireworks Feel free to bring a friend. We recommend a donation of £5 per family – Which will be collected on entry Limited tickets available to ensure we keep this event safe. You MUST register for this event […]

by Tim • 15th October 2017
Annexe Update

Work restarted :-)

If you are a regular visitor to our website news, especially our Annex Project page, you will have noticed a long delay in an update on the building. We have encountered some major complications and it has taken us a while to get things resolved. But now we are pleased to say that the problems have […]

by Tim • 19th September 2017


WHO CARES? is a nationwide initiative where churches are working together to listen to the needs of local people and offer compassion and hope. We don’t claim to have all the answers but we represent a community who care and want to listen and respond to the issues that people are facing. WHO CARES? is […]

by Tim • 7th September 2017
Annexe Update

Steelwork arrives on site

For the past month or so it’s felt like not much has happened on site and that’s because we’ve been waiting for the steework to be fabricated and be delivered to site. Today the steelwork arrived!!! Over the next few days the structure of the building will quickly take shape, as the steelwork is constructed using the crane […]

by Tim • 26th June 2017

Puppets are a big hit at The Suffolk Show

The St Augustine’s Puppet Team have just finished two days of performances at The Suffolk Show. They performed every hour to crowds of children and adults in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich tent, as well as putting in appearances in front of the tent, greeting passers by. Even Archdeacon Ian Morgan was won over […]

by Tim • 2nd June 2017
Annexe Update

Nearly out of the ground

Work on the Annexe continues to progress and the groundworks are nearly complete, with the foundations laid and drainage installed. As most of these have taken place underground, it can appear that not much has happened. However these are vital stages and are often times when unforeseen problems are encountered, causing delay and extra cost. Thankfully there […]

by Tim • 19th May 2017
Annexe Update

Concrete Pouring Begins

Today the foundation concrete has been poured for the main hall area and the new kitchen block.  The foundations for the new entrance and toilet facilities is still to be done, but the steel reinforcing bars are to be positioned before that section of the foundations can be poured.  It is good to know that […]

by Tim • 11th April 2017
Annexe Update

Digging the foundations

Digging out for the foundation pads is well underway.  A small basement room was uncovered during the excavations, the room must have been bricked up when the Bantoft Vestry was originally built.  It was empty, sadly no forgotten treasure was discovered.  Steel reinforcing bars and profiles will be installed soon with the aim of pouring […]

by Tim • 5th April 2017

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