Beccles Parish covers the two Anglican churches of St Michael’s and St Luke’s in Beccles and the villages of Worlingham, North Cove and Barnby. We have five churches working together as one parish, a Missional Community, where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
We are a friendly and welcoming church community and offer a wide range of services and activities for all-ages. We have multiple congregations that meet on Sundays and midweek, when we gather to worship in various ways, using both traditional and contemporary styles.
Is rooted in the diocesan vision of Growing in God, that as the church serving; Beccles, Worlingham, North Cove and Barnby, we grow
DEEPER, in NUMBER, in INFLUENCE, and YOUNGER.
Our Mission Statement
BEING GOOD NEWS | LIVING FAITH | SERVING BECCLES & VILLAGES
expresses how we live out our faith in the context we are in.
Are in a simple “rule of life” for our parish, the DNA of who we are and how we seek to be as church.
All Involved - Everyone is included and valued, whoever they are. Everyone has a role to play.
Becoming Disciples - Encouraging us to love and live more like Jesus.
Creating Community - We will “be real” with each other - honest about the things we go through ourselves and to respond in a loving way to each other. Caring for each other enables us to care for our wider community too.
Doing Evangelism - Being as well as telling good news together. Giving other people the opportunity to learn about Jesus.
Encountering God - Meeting with God. It is God who helps us and changes us.
Core Text 2022
Hebrews 10.23-25 (NIV UK)
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on towards love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.