News & Features from 2012

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Court sentences retired Ipswich priest
Bishop Nigel is offering unreserved regret and apologies to all those whose lives have been damaged by retired Ipswich priest Father Haley Dossor, who is now serving a prison sentence for his crimes More ...
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Census implications for Christians
Commenting on the 2011 Census figures, which have just been released, Bishop Nigel says that the decline of Christian England has been greatly exaggerated More ...
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Bishop speaks of disappointment at vote
Bishop Nigel has spoken of his deep disappointment that women priests will not – for now at least – be able to become bishops within the Church of England. More ...
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Discovering God's power in the midst of pain
When chronic pain put an end to Ipswich Christian Matt Farrants’ work as a care giver, he found himself on the receiving end of care. Matt describes what he has learned from God in the process More ...
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New Archbishop of Canterbury announced
The Queen has approved the nomination of the Right Reverend Justin Welby for election as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury. More ...
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Free Network Ipswich Calendar
It will soon be the end of the year! Click here to download a free 2013 desk calendar from Network Ipswich More ...
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Cards for Good Causes
Christians in Ipswich often like to buy Christmas cards from their favourite charities. But if would like to see a wider selection, there is a big range available at the “Cards for Good Causes” shop in the town centre. More ...
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'Re-New' unveils new banner
Members of Re-New, the Ipswich based ministry to women, have made a beautiful new banner, which contains images that speak of the vision behind their work. More ...
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Emerging Church Pioneer Minister appointed in Ipswich
The United Reformed Church has appointed Tim Yao as an Emerging Church Pioneer Minister for their Eastern Synod, to be based in Ipswich More ...
Make a Will to make a difference
This November Will Aid offers an opportunity for people across the UK to have their Will professionally written, allowing £90 to be donated to a charity such as Christian Aid. More ...
Appointment of new Sub-Dean
St Edmundsbury Cathedral has announced the appointment of Canon Matthew Vernon as Sub-Dean. Canon Vernon will be licensed by Bishop Nigel on Sunday 18 November More ...
Proclaimers announce new project
Proclaimers Ipswich are planning a new project called ‘Love Ipswich’. This aims to help people in practical ways, and the initial event will raise money for the local charity, Lighthouse More ...
Study helps reveal why people leave churches
Most people leave churches because they feel offended by the leadership or church and do not feel they are shown understanding, according to a major new piece of research More ...
Dr Peter Gammons to visit Felixstowe
Well known author, teacher and broadcaster, Dr Peter Gammons, will be speaking at the Christian Life Centre in Felixstowe on 2 November More ...
Bishop and colleagues celebrate the sixties
Bishop Nigel and his Church colleagues dressed for the part when they attended a “A taste of the Sixties” fundraising event in Ipswich town centre in aid of children in Kagera and the Talitha Koum project More ...
Bishop of Dunwich announces retirement
The Bishop of Dunwich, the Rt Revd Clive Young, has announced that he will be retiring in May 2013, after 40 years ministry More ...
The Old Testament explained
A group of about 30 people gathered recently at the Key in Ipswich to listen to the first part in a series of talks on the Old Testament given by Roger Seville More ...
Harvest again - a time of thanksgiving
The CLC Christian bookshop in Ipswich would like to partner with any church or group wanting to take books for special occasions or on a regular basis for a bookstall More ...
Archdeacon of Suffolk Installed at Cathedral
Ian Morgan, formally Rural Dean of Ipswich and a parish priest in the town for 17 years, was installed in front of many well-wishers at Bury St Edmunds on 9 September More ...
‘A theology of reckless grace’
The Revd. Dave Tomlinson will speak at the next Suffolk Theology Forum on ‘How to be a bad Christian...and a better human being: a theology of reckless grace’ More ...
Courses at Capel
In September, Capel Community church near Ipswich is presenting an evening of teaching on healing, with Alison Fenning, and also a ‘Marriage Party’, introducing people to their marriage course. More ...
Over 500 people registered with Network Ipswich
Last week we had our 500th request to register with Network Ipswich - and readership continues to grow. More ...
 
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