Activities and events

Family Fun Afternoon

Exploring St. Mary’s Churchyard and its Wild Life!

Wednesday 31st July from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Open to everyone to come and explore the churchyard, count butterflies, make bird boxes, bug hotels and other wildlife and nature related crafts.

St. Mary’s is aiming to become and Eco Church and we need to know how to care for the churchyard and its wild life in the best way possible. The Fun Afternoon will help us enjoy God’s creation while having a wonderful time together.

For more information contact Rev. Ruth on 01359 242244

Summer Brunch

in aid of St. Mary’s Church

Sunday 11th august from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

at Broadacres, The Heath IP30 9RN

Tickets £12:50 for adults, £6:00 for children under 16 are available from Rev. Ruth or Jennifer Baker (01359) 240119

Grill A Vicar

Friday 7th June at 7:30 pm in Woolpit Institute

Wine nibbles and a chance to ask the questions that are on your mind to a panel of vicars. This should be a fun, light hearted evening but with some serious issues tackled.

Suggested donation of £5:00 to cover costs.

‘Thy Kingdom Come’

Celebrating the time between Ascension (May 30th ) and Pentecost (9th June).

There will be prayer Stations in both St. Mary’s Church and All Saints Church, in Drinkstone, inviting us to pray for the world and people in interactive or deeper ways.

Wednesday 5th June we invite you to join us on a Prayer Walk in Woolpit. Starting at 5:00 pm at the Pump we will walk for approximately an hour, stopping to pray around the community.

Friday 7th June come and ‘Grill A Vicar’. 7:30 pm in Woolpit institute. wine and nibbles and a chance to ask questions or raise issues with a panel of clergy. Have you had questions that you’ve never had a chance to ask? This is a time to ask without fear of feeling foolish. Suggested donation of £5:00 to cover costs.

Sunday 9th June – Pentecost. Come to St. Mary’s for breakfast at 10:00 am, bringing the family to enjoy crafts and activities befre the Messy All Age Service at 10:45 am.

In the afternoon we join with churches from all the Diocese at a Pentecost Praise service at the ?Cathedral in Bury St. Edmunds with our Biships Martin and Mike.

Pentecost Messy Church Sunday 9th June

Starts with breakfast – or is it brunch – at 10:00 am in St. Mary’s Church where you can enjoy sausages, pain au chocolat, coffee, tea and juice before the very family friendly service starts at 10:45 am, celebrating the gift to us all of the Holy Spirit.