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The UK government has agreed to take 20,000 vulnerable Syrian refugees over the next five years. Suffolk has offered to take 200 and it looks as if the majority will be coming to the Ipswich area from March 2016
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Next meeting: Thursday 10th March 2016, 7:30 PM - The Art of Doing Theology - Neil Thorogood. Neil became Principal of Westminster College in January, 2014, having previously served as Westminster’s Director of Pastoral Studies since 2005.
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Tim Mason, who started Ipswich's L'Arche community ten years ago, has died peacefully at his home. Many have reason to be grateful to him….and that is only part of his contribution to so many lives
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Readership of the Heart 4 Ipswich website is increasing fast with the new mobile-friendly format! With over a 1,000 views per month for each article/event why not promote your church or project events on our Calendar now! Reach more people!
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Would you like to support the process for the creation of a residential Christian community in Ipswich? The Diocese of St Edmundsbury and St Thomas’s are starting the discernment process by inviting those who are interested to come together
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Ipswich 4Family is set-up by local churches to assist families to support themselves. They are seeing a growth in demand for their services and have recently trained 12 further Family Mentors.
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These nights are a lot of fun and will help Melissa get closer to her £12,000 goal to buy a second hand bus for Tea Leaf Vision.
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Each year Churches in the UK send over 1 million shoe-boxes full of small gifts to children in around 14 different countries. Local Churches are being asked to think outside the box next Christmas by Nick Cole, UK Director of Operations Christmas Child
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If you want to find out about any element of churches housing the homeless or refugees then this is the conference for you. From investing in a house, to dealing with people recovering from abuse, alcoholism, ‘ministering into shame’ find out more here
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Latest Blogs

Melissa Naish
Melissa Naish, Co-ordinator of Home for Good, Suffolk writes "Home for Good, hosted two very successful Christmas events in December 2015, which enabled families who foster and/or have adopted to meet together for fun, friendship and peer support..."
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Andrew Kleissner
Andrew Kleissner Minister of Christ Church (Tacket Street, Ipswich) writes: "I wonder if you’ve ever wondered how many different churches there are in Ipswich. 80? Or 100? Or even more? You might have spent quite a long time trying to come up with...
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Rt Revnd Martin Seeley
The Rt Revd Martin Seeley, Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, writes about how he is challenged by the magi who came to worship and bring gifts to Jesus.
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