Churches in Ipswich and across Suffolk invite parishioners to Christmas services

St Peter and St Mary's church Stowmarket celebrate the opening of its Christmas tree festival with t

St Peter and St Mary's church Stowmarket celebrate the opening of its Christmas tree festival with the help of Rev Michael Eden and The countess of Euston

Remember the true meaning of Christmas this year, and visit your local church for a special candlelit service, Christmas mass or family Crib service.

St Peter and St Mary's church Stowmarket celebrate the opening of its Christmas tree festival with t

St Peter and St Mary's church Stowmarket celebrate the opening of its Christmas tree festival with the help of Rev Michael Eden and The countess of Euston

Unitarian Meeting House, Friars Street, Ipswich

Saturday, December 19

6pm - Candlelight Carol service with readings, Carols, music and songs by candlelight, followed by refreshments.

St Peter and St Mary's church Stowmarket celebrate the opening of its Christmas tree festival with t

St Peter and St Mary's church Stowmarket celebrate the opening of its Christmas tree festival with the help of Rev Michael Eden and The countess of Euston

Friiday, December 25


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10.45am - Christmas Day service. All welcome.

Salvation Army, 558 Woodbridge Road, Ipswich

Knitted Nativity set on display in St. Mary's Church shop on Market Hill in Woodbridge

Knitted Nativity set on display in St. Mary's Church shop on Market Hill in Woodbridge - Credit: citizenside.com

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Sunday, December 20

5.30pm - Carol service with musical groups and a nativity performed by young people.

Friday, December 25, 10.30am - Christmas morning service.

St. Mary’s Parish Church, Woodbridge

Sunday, December 20

6.30pm - Carol service

Thursday, December 24

5.30pm - Children’s service of light

11.30pm - Midnight Mass of Christmas

Friday, December 25

8am - Holy Communion

10am - Parish Eucharist. Everyone very welcome.

St. Mary’s Catholic Parish

St. Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Road, off Woodbridge Road, Ipswich

Thursday, December 24

5pm - Children’s Christmas Mass

8pm - Polish Mass

10pm - Polish Mass

11.30pm - Midnight Mass with Carols

Friday December 25

9am - Mass

10.30am - Mass

The Church of the Holy Family & St. Michael, Main Road, Kesgrave

Thursday, December 24

11.30pm - Midnight Mass Carols

Friday, December 25

9.15am - Mass

St. Edmundsbury Cathedral

Sunday, December 13

10am - Sung Eucharist with children’s nativity.

Saturday, December 19

7pm - Carols by candlelight in aid of the Children’s Society

Wednesday, December 23

7pm - Festival of Nine Lessons and carols

Thursday, December 24

4pm - Crib service especially for children, their families and friends

11pm - Midnight Mass

Friday, December 25

8am - Eucharist

10am - Festal Eucharist. President and Preacher. The Bishop.

Saturday, December 26

11am - Boxing Day Guided Tour. No need to book, meet the guide by the font.

St. Mary at the Elms, Elm Street, Ipswich

Tuesday, December 22

12.30pm - Lunchtime Carol service with traditional readings and carols, followed by mince pies.

Thursday, December 24

5pm - Crib service

11.30pm - Midnight Mass, with blessing of the crib

Friday, December 25

10.30am - Mass of Christmas morning

St Augustine’s, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich

Sunday, December 13

4pm - Christingle

Sunday, December 20

6.30pm - Lessons and carols by candlelight

Thursday, December 24

4pm - Crib Service

11.30pm - Midnight communion

Friday, December 25

8am - Holy Communion.

10.30am - All age service followed by Communion

Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich

Sunday, December 13

10.45am - All age family service, ‘Rumours of Angels’

Sunday, December 20

10.45am - Family Service, ‘God’s promise to history’

6.30pm - Service of Lessons and Carols by candlelight, savour the atmosphere of Christmas.

Thursday, December 24

11.30pm - Reflective service, a quieter way of welcoming Christmas.

Friday, December 25

10.45pm - Christmas family worship, a shorter service with families in mind

St Mary-le-Tower, Tower Street, Ipswich

Sunday, December 20

10.30am - All age crib service with Holy Communion

Tuesday, December 22

1.10pm Concert of Christmas carols with the choir of St Mary’s

Thursday, December 24

7pm Festival of nine lessons and carols with the choir of St Mary’s

Friday, December 25

8am Christmas communion

10.30am Christmas festival communion

Burlington Baptist Church

Sunday, December 20

10.45am - All age family celebration

6.30pm Carols by candlelight with family orchestra, coffee and mince pies

Friday, December 25

10am - All age Christmas celebration

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Ashcroft Christian Fellowship, Ashcroft Hall, Ashcroft Road, Ipswich

Sunday, December 20

4.30pm - Christmas Carol Service, scripture and free refreshments - all welcome

Rushmere Christian Fellowship, Ipswich St Albans School, Digby Road

Sunday, December 20

6.30pm to 7.30pm - Carol service

Friday, December 25

10.30am to 11.15am - Christmas Day service

St Clement’s Congregational Church, Back Hamlet, Ipswich

Sunday, December 13 and 20

10.45am Carol services

Methodist Church of Ipswich

Alan Road

Sunday, December 20

10.45am - Service led by Deacon Georgina Brooks

6pm - Carol service led by Reverency Bev Barclay

Thursday, December 24

11.30pm - Communion service led by Reverend Bev Barclay

Friday, December 25

11am - Worship led by Reverend Bev Barclay

Bramford Road

Sunday, December 13

3.30pm Follow the Star - a live Nativity

Sunday, December 20

11am All-age Nativity service

4.30pm Carol service

Thursday, December 24

11.30pm Communion service

Friday, December 25

10am Worship led by Reverend Yvonne Haye

Chantry

Sunday, December 20

3pm Carol service

Friday, December 25

10am Worship led by Reverend Kathy Flynn

Landseer Road

Sunday, December 13

6pm Carol service

Museum Street

Sunday, December 20

10.45am Service with communion

6.30pm Carols by candlelight

Thursday, December 24

4pm Christingle service

11.30pm Christmas Communion

Friday, December 25

10.30am Christmas Day celebration

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