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Many individuals, groups and churches have been praying collectively under the Ipswich in Prayer (IIP) banner since October 2000. We have seen many prayers answered and great encouragements, as well as challenges.
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Worshippers are delighted that 15 new priests and deacons, including two in their 20s and others bringing a wealth of experience, are taking up roles serving communities right across Suffolk.
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In recent times we have often followed news and stories about abuse. They have appalled and shocked us. As many as one in three women and one in five men have been abused at some time and the sad truth is that studies have shown
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The Rt Revd Martin Seeley, Bishop of the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocese, said: "A clear decision has been made, and now is a time for wisdom and vision as the Government and Parliament steer the course ahead through uncharted and choppy waters.
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In a bolt from the blue, popular Woodbridge youth and children’s work charity, Just42, was told yesterday of the imminent closure of Woodbridge Youth Centre, its home for the last 10 years. There has been a youth club held at the Woodbridge site
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More than 2,000 visitors are expected at the Church of England Suffolk Show marquee this year as Bishop Martin hopes for a record-breaking number of families enjoying children’s activities, face painting, live music and puppets.
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As Refugee Week approaches, with its theme this year of ‘Welcome’, at Suffolk Refugee Support we are preparing to greet the next Syrian families to arrive in Ipswich as part of the UK government’s resettlement programme.
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Local charity, 'Ipswich 4 Family' is experiencing an unprecedented growth spurt and is urgently looking to train more Family Mentors in June or July 2016. Can you help?
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Pope Francis has offered his prayers and support for the Diocese of East Anglia, which last night (June 3) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a Mass of Thanksgiving at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Norwich.
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Latest Blogs

Sarah Page
The day I walkeed into my first AA meeting... It was a miracle... They were speaking my language – and seemed to know my story – my thinking – my feelings – my behaviour – without me having uttered a single word ….
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Sarah Page
"At what point did my social drinking tip over into dependent, alcoholic drinking? When did it go so horribly wrong? I really don't know." ... Sarah Page bravely tells how she overcame her alcohol addiction... Sarah works for Ipswich based charity, TK
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Andrew Kleissner
So: was the result of the EU Referendum down to the collective intelligence or stupidity of the British population (according to your point of view)? Or was it in fact God’s will for our nation? That’s a tricky question to answer, and it throws up the
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Sarah Page
At what point did my social drinking become alcoholic drinking? When did it go so horribly wrong?"... Sarah Page bravely tells how she overcame her alcohol addiction... Sarah works for Ipswich based charity, TK
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Andrew Kleissner
Andrew Kleissner explores the question: "I wonder why you attend the church you do? There are all sorts of possible reasons."
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John Wedlakes
Breakfasting on a 52-week devotional does not mean you will only have devotions once a week. Rather, it means that you will have a ...
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