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Holy Communion from Holy Innocents Church, Gt Barton

11 July 2021

Online service, held at Holy Innocents Church, Gt Barton. Led by Rev’d Canon David Crawley. 

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Secretary required

10 July 2021


St Peter’s Church Thurston is looking for a new secretary for the Parochial Church Council. Are you that person??

The role’s main duties will be supporting the council in preparation for meetings (approximately six per year), attending the meetings, keeping minutes and records, and circulating correspondence.
Basic computer and e-mail skills are required. The present secretary, Gillian Bush is willing to iniatially support any one interested.
If you feel you could help please contact Pat Sadler on 07552 234443 or email patsadler@hotmail.com

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Update on our new Vicar

10 July 2021


The Benefice of Great Barton and Thurston

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Benefice Services for July 2021

29 June 2021

Great Barton and Thurston Benefice Services

  July 2021

Both churches in our Benefice are now open daily from 10.00am until 4.00pm. You are very welcome to visit, but please sanitiser your hands and remember to social distance.

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St Peter’s Church Letter

29 June 2021

St Peter’s Church Letter

The writer Maya Angelou said: ‘Don’t bring negative to my door’.

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Thurston’s New Primary School

29 June 2021

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The New Thurston Church of England Primary Academy

John Bayes is a Headteacher with an opportunity of a lifetime.

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Thurston’s Big Weekend

29 June 2021

Thurston’s Big Weekend: 25th and 26th September

Further to the announcement in last month’s newsletter, here is some background information and a progress report!

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Summer Celebration in Abbey Gardens

31 May 2021

Churches Together in Bury St. Edmunds and District


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23 May 2021


During the present crisis the demand for goods and donations to help 
families who are struggling has been like never before. At the present time they are short of tins of baked beans and tinned tomatoes.

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