Higham, Holton St Mary, Raydon, Stratford St Mary

Four churches united by God and his people

  • Oaks Farm House
  • Hadleigh Road
  • Holton St Mary
  • Suffolk
  • CO7 6NW

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Services in October/ November For the moment these are the times and places for our services:

11th October 

Holton St Mary 6pm Evening Prayer with Holy Communion 

18th October 

Higham 10am Holy Communion 

25th October 

Raydon 10am Holy Communion 

SSM Parish Room 10am Family Hour 

1st November 

Stratford St Mary 10am Holy Communion for All Saints & All Souls’ Day 

Wednesday 21st October

A mid-week service of Morning Prayer in the Parish Rm, SSM will take place on  at 10am. Please contact Christine Cousins 01206 322530 if you would like to attend.



Stratford St Mary (Lady Chapel - accessed via churchyard) will be open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm.

Pre-Covid Service Information


On the third Wednesday of each month there is a Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion service at 10 a.m. in the Parish Room at Stratford St Mary (green building in the middle of the village), followed by refreshments.

SUNDAY SERVICES (currently suspended)

What kind of services?

The 10 a.m. service is usually Common Worship Holy Communion, but we sometimes have baptisms or other events during that service.  

The evening service in the churches is a said Book of Common Prayer service of Evening Prayer with a short sermon.  During the vacancy these services will be lay led.

10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (October-March) or 6.30 p.m. (April-September) services rotate around the parishes.  In principle, the pattern is as follows (but please note that the schedule may vary - especially in December - depending on special events, so please check individual dates):

1st Sunday    10 a.m. Stratford St Mary (SSM) Family Communion in the church.  5 p.m./6.30 p.m. Holton St Mary

2nd Sunday    10 a.m. Higham. 5/6.30 p.m. Raydon

3rd Sunday    10 a.m. Holton.  5/6.30 p.m. Stratford St Mary

4th Sunday  10 a.m. Raydon (Holy Communion) + SSM Family Hour with refreshments and activities for children in the Parish Room (green building in the middle of the village).  5/6.30 p.m. Higham.

On 5th Sundays in 2020 we shall be reverting to a Benefice service, rotating round the parishes (see below for locations).

Due to Covid19 all services in the Benefice have been suspended until further notice.  We will keep you updated as and when there is any new information.

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where we hope to have our Zoom link to services available soon.