Needham Market - Christchurch

Needham Market

Christchurch, High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8AP

(Due to the Coronavirus, all church services and other activities are presently suspended).

This early 19th Century Church with its refurbished and contemporary designed sanctuary is the centre for a lively, active and welcoming joint Methodist/URC Christian congregation across all ages. The adjoining hall acts as a focus for a wide range of activities in which the church serves the local community. There are weekly fellowship/house groups.



Times of Services: 10.30am with worship often led by the worship band.  Creche facilities available plus Sunday Club for children. 

 Minister:  Revd Rita Carr (Methodist) 

Tel:  01449 259379 

Church Activities & Events:

Needham Market Christchurch - inside

Coffee mornings are held on the second Saturday of the month, 10:00am - 12:00pm.

"Tiddlers", a Baby and Toddler Group, meets on Mondays during term time, 9:30am - 11:00am.

Scrabble Club on Monday afternoons, 2:00pm - 4:00pm.

"Knit for Peace" takes place on the 1st Wednesday of each month.  

Prayer Time, "Christians Together" takes place on Thursdays from 10:30am during term time.

On Thursdays, Rainbows meets between 5:30pm and 6:30pm.  Brownies takes place from 6:30pm onwards, term time.

Hall lettings to community groups and for functions can be made.  Presently several local groups meet at Christchurch during the week including Weight Watchers, Musical Moo - music group for pre-school children, Rainbow Guides and Brownies and Karate classes.  See website for contact details.


Accessibility at Christchurch

The Methodist Church and the URC wish to be an environment where all feel welcome and cared for. In order to allow for widest possible access, this church has the following facilities available:

  • Wheelchair Accessible Access
  • Accessible Toilet