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10:30 Joint Sunday Worship
@ Leiston United Church
Led by Revd David Rees

10:45 Joint Sunday Worship

With Holy Communion
@ Saxmundham URC
Led by Revd Adam Earle

10:45 Sunday Worship
@ Saxmundham URC
Led by Revd David Rees

14:00 Afternoon Worship
@ Leiston United Church
Led by Revd David Rees

On Saturday 20th July local Christians from Saxmundham and Leiston will be reading through all 150 psalms (with some presented in song or with musical backing).  We will be set up in Church Square (adjacent to the United Church in Leiston).  Folk will be sponsored to read for a particular period of time and we will be raising money for the Bible Society. 

The Bible Society was established two hundred years ago with the aim of ensuring that Bibles are made available, throughout the world, in local languages.  This work continues today with many around the world having benefitted from the past and ongoing work of the Society.  Please support this event and help us celebrate the Psalms together.

Latest News

  • Tea & Sea – A Time to Share
    On Monday 17th June a group of 11 folk from Leiston United and Saxmundham URC enjoyed a little outing together. We started with a plentiful and very tasty afternoon tea, complete with individual drink choices, generously filled sandwiches, scones and cakes. A number of “doggy bags” were taken away for future consumption. Afterwards most of… Read more: Tea & Sea – A Time to Share
  • Saxmundham URC Spring Event
    At Saxmundham URC we held our (now) annual Gift Weekend on the 18th and 19th May (Pentecost Sunday).  On Saturday 18th May, in place of a sale and coffee morning we held our “Spring Event” which included a mini concert presented by Revd Adam and Gillian Earle.  This was followed by a plentiful afternoon tea. … Read more: Saxmundham URC Spring Event
  • Freddie’s Baptism @ Leiston
    On Sunday 7th April, at Leiston United Church, as part of our Sunday worship we were thrilled to include the baptism of Freddie, son of Emily and Kierran. It was wonderful to see so many folk in church including Freddie’s family and friends, a fair number of which were similarly new to the world. The… Read more: Freddie’s Baptism @ Leiston