Thorpeness beach: almost 100 people from our new benefice braved the cold winds to celebrate Easter at dawn.
Later, about 320 people attended the service of Holy Communion in Aldeburgh church at 10.30am.
Children’s prayer tree.
Photos: Gail and Stephen Southgate (Thorpeness beach); Adrian Brown and Jo Mabey (Aldeburgh church).
Silent night, holy night… and the Christmas full moon above Aldeburgh Church.
It was a joy to welcome over 500 adults, 50 children and two dogs to worship at services on Christmas Day.
Downing Street has announced that the new Bishop of Dunwich will be the Revd Canon Mike Harrison, currently Director of Mission and Ministry in the Diocese of Leicester.
The diocesan website has more information and also a short video by Canon Mike – click here.
Fun at the Children’s Christmas Activity morning in the Church Hall on Saturday!
Mark led our Harvest Festival service on 4th October in a beautifully decorated church, followed by a bring-and-share lunch in the Church Hall.
Pulpit decorated with Harvest Flowers
Harvest Flowers in the Lady Chapel.
Font and Harvest Flowers.
Pillar, Vicar’s box and trug with Harvest Flowers.
The bring and share lunch was greeted with wide approval.
“Don’t mind if I do…”
The August Friday Markets have been in full swing in the Church Hall – you have one more chance to come along and experience the fun and fellowship on Friday, 28th August, 10am – 12 noon.
Amazing stalls, welcome refreshments and a real buzz of activity. Come along and meet old friends and new!
The Church Hall is a splendid place for this and other activities – plenty of space and excellent facilities. For further details regarding bookings please contact Sandra Ralph, telephone 01728 452390.
Photos: Sandra Ralph.
The annual Aldeburgh Lifeboat Service took place at 3pm on August 23rd on the beach outside the lifeboat station and was attended by about 85 people. Unfortunately, the rain didn’t quite hold off until the end!
Photos: Adrian Brown (1-3) and Stephen and Gail Southgate (4).