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St Mary the Virgin, Feltwell

Summary

Buildings and artefacts

Grade I listed building; Chancel in Decorated style; wheelchair accessible entrance; recently improved sound system; fine carved figures on Medieval bench ends; stained glass designed to imitate the 13th century French cathedral style; memorial brasses; space for community events in the north aisle subsequent to removal of victorian pews; no facilities and car park

Congregation to population ratio

10/2,862.

Fundraising

Quiz nights; carnival teas; concerts; summer music festival; village fete stalls; lecture series; exhibitions; Festival of Light; yard sale.

Income generation

Grants; small donations; village magazine sales.

Communications

Benefice website; A Church Near You; Facebook groups; community group at Nextdoor.co.uk; village magazine; visitors’ book; news sheet; noticeboard.

Community engagement

Community information point; support group; after-service coffee; churchyard wall repair project; lecture series; music festival; village yard sale; Festival of Light; harvest auction; Open Tower Day; Teddy Bear service; exhibitions; community survey.

Church category

Rural

Deanery

Fincham and Feltwell

Address

St Mary’s Church, Bell Street, Feltwell, IP26 4AL

Website

www.grimshoebenefice.com