A friendly Christian Church in Suffolk
Welcome to the Church of St Thomas Apostle & Martyr, Church of England
Bramford Lane,IPSWICH, IP1 5BS
We are a welcoming, friendly Church in Bramford Lane by the railway bridge. As the local Parish Church we seek to serve all in our community.
All ages are welcome to join us, explore and discover what the Christian church has to offer and to share the journey of faith with us
Morning prayer, daily at 9.30 on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays
Note: No morning prayer on Fridays & Saturdays
Wednesdays, when we have a Holy Communion service at 10am and coffee in the community room afterwards.
Sunday, Holy Communion at 8 am (Book of Common Prayer) and 10 am (Sung Eucharist with Sunday School.
Dates for your Diary:
13-19 May Christian Aid Week
23rd June, 2-4 pm Summer Fayre
1 st July: 10 am St Thomas Patronal Festival followed by BBQ
Baptisms, Confirmations, Weddings & Funerals
Here at St Thomas in Ipswich we welcome anyone who wishes to bring their child for Baptism.
Baptisms take place in the main 10am service on a Sunday morning when the congregation will be there to support you and your family as your children begin their journey of faith.
Baptism is a free service, please contact us for more details.
We serve fresh coffee and biscuits in the church after the 10:00 service on Sundays its very informal you are very welcome to join us.
On the first Sunday of each month we hold a bring and share lunch in the Church community ,just after the 10:00 Eucharist ,you are welcome join us.
If you’d like to confirm the promises made on your behalf at your christening, St Thomas’ welcomes all ages.
We have young members of the congregation who are ready to pledge their faith as young as eleven and we have some members whose paths take a different route and they come back at a later on in life.
Please contact Jutta, who will be able to arrange preparation for your confirmation.
If you weren’t baptised or confirmed as a child, a ceremony combining the two sacraments is worth exploring. Contact us for more details and to discuss what course of action would be best for you.
Weddings in Church
If you wish to be married at St Thomas’ please contact Jutta to discuss your dates and the next steps you need to take.
Banns are announcements in church of your intention to marry and a chance for anyone to put forward a reason why the marriage may not lawfully take place. On these occasions, everyone in church will also be praying for you. It can be very special and moving, so come along if you can.
Please contact Revd Jutta Brueck on 07958360564 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to discuss any of the above.
Please note Jutta’s working days are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays.
Priest-in-Charge : The Revd Jutta Brueck
Jutta’s days in the parish are Sunday to Thursday.
St Thomas Vicarage
102 Cromer Road
Mobile 07958 360564