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Church of England

Stonham Parva Parish Church is in the care of the Church’s Conservation Trust. Occasional services are held there.


CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN, Stonham Earl - 1033223 | Historic England

Parish services are at St Mary's Church Earl Stonham.

Priest in charge:     Rev Philip Payne Tel. 01449 711864  



The parishes are part of the benefice of Creeting St Mary, Creeting St Peter and Earl Stonham with Stonham Parva. They, together with StonhamBaptistCommunityChurch and the Catholic Parish of Our Lady, Stowmarket share a magazine, “The Grapevine”.  Please contact St Mary’s above if you would like to have “The Grapevine” delivered.   


Stonham Baptist Community Church


Services are held at 10.45 am on each Sunday.

Prayer meetings on Tuesdays at 7.45pm.

Parents & Toddlers on Wednesdays at 10.00 am.

Children’s clubs on a Friday from 6.00pm

Contact Anne Havers  Tel. 01449 711338.

Email: nick.strawson@btinternet.com


The Forge Community Church

The Old Chapel, Forward Green


Tel. 01449 410437

Roman Catholic

The nearest RC church is the Church of Our Lady in Stricklands Road, Stowmarket.  Details of services are on the notice board outside the church.

Parish Priest Father David Finegan

E-mail: ourlady.stowmarket@btinternet.com

Tel. 01449 612946