in memory of
HRH Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh
and as a sign of our prayers for Her Majesty The Queen, The Royal Family and the Nation, floral tributes may be placed near the Easter Garden on Saturday & Sunday from 10am to 6pm.
A PRAYER ON THE DEATH OF HRH THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH
God of our lives,
we give thanks for the life of Prince Philip,
for his love of our country,
and for his devotion to duty.
We entrust him now to your love and mercy,
and pray for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth in her loss
and for all the Royal family,
through our Redeemer Jesus Christ. Amen.
Messages of condolence can be placed on-line at https://www.churchofengland.org
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It is required that face coverings should be worn by everyone in church. We welcome this as part of making church services as safe as possible for people to attend, and as a sign of our desire to protect others from possible infection.
On the 11th April, please note that there will be no services at St Mary-le-Tower for either in person attendance or being live streamed, as the Vicar and the Director of Music will be taking a much needed break.
Regular 10.30am Wednesday Holy Communion services will recommence on 14th April for in person attendance. Further announcement will be made regarding the pattern of services from 18th April when it is known what the regulations for choir singing in attended services will be.
St Mary-le-Tower is a parish church with a thriving congregation of people of all ages, and it is the Civic Church for the town of Ipswich. Our congregation is drawn from all around the Ipswich area, coming from a wide variety of backgrounds and religious perspectives. We offer cathedral style formal worship in the Anglican Choral Tradition, with an auditioned robed choir affiliated to the Cathedral Organists Association
Canon Charles Jenkin, Vicar