Sudbury Methodist Church - St John's

St Johns Methodist Church

Lively church with many weekly activities.  Our worship takes place every Sunday at 10.30 am, and is an opportunity to share with others, praising and thanking God for all He is and does; to listen to His word and to be challenged to respond to all we have heard.

Twice a month there are communion services – in the main service on one Sunday in the month and at 11 am on the third Wednesday of the month.

There is a choir which helps to lead the music and we have a number of worship leaders who take part in the services.  Spark Club [Junior Church] runs at the same time as the Sunday morning service most Sundays.  

Address: York Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 1ND

Times of Services: 10.30am

Sudbury, St. Johns Interior

Name of Minister: Rev John Boardman
Minister’s Telephone No: 01787 372738
Minister’s Address: 24 Waldingfield Road, Sudbury, CO10 2PU
Web Site:

This church has Powerpoint and digital projection facilities.

Accessibility at Sudbury

The Methodist Church wishes 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
  • Loop
  • Large Print

Messy Church Small

'Messy Church logo © The Bible Reading Fellowship 2018. See'

What is Messy Church?  It's church, but not as you know it!  More information can be found on our website.

Messy Church takes place every two months, usually the second Sunday of the month 4:00pm - 6:00pm. Our last session was on Sunday 9th June. Watch out for exciting future developments at Messy Church in the Autumn!

Easter Messy Church at St John's had 13 children come along for 2 hours of fun and learning about Jesus' life on 7th April. You can read all about how our April session went in the "Herald", our church newsletter, here.

Forthcoming Events:

ALL ARE WELCOME on Thursday 18th July 2019 from 3:00pm to a .......

Garden Party 3

...... at Jane & Paul Martland's house in aid of St John's      Methodist Church.  

    Teas!  Games!  Bric a Brac!  Books!  Ice Creams!  Raffles!  Bottle Stall!

So do come and enjoy yourselves at "Inglebrook", Borley, CO10 7AE


Sunday 21st July 2019 - Circuit Service at 4:00pm.  We say Farewell to John and Ann Boardman at this special service, during which we give thanks for their time among us.  John will be retiring ("sitting down") at the end of the Connexional year.

Holiday Club

St John's will be running another of our successful Holiday Clubs again between 26th- 30th August.  More information to follow!

Sunday 1st September - Circuit Service.  Welcoming Service for our new Minister, Rev Ruth Ridge.  Visiting Preacher - Rev Barbara Glasson.  5:30pm - Tea; 6:30pm - Service.

Weekly activities:


10:00am - 12:00pm Hobbies Club alternate Mondays. Tel: Jan Turner (01787) 370540


2:15pm Discovery Bible Study, 2nd & 4th Tuesday Afternoons. Tel: John Boardman (01787) 372738

3:30pm Re-U-Nite (Third Tuesday of the Month) for people of all ages with a short talk, tea and a chat.  Tel: John Boardman (01787) 372738


2:30pm - The Exchange Book Club - Meets every two months on the first Wednesday of the month to discuss faith-based books. Tel: John Boardman (01787) 372738

6:00pm - 7:30pm Youth Choir - Youth Songsters! Singing modern music and having fun, ages from 6 to 18 are very welcome. Tel: Emma Smy (07856) 023940

7:30pm - 9:30pm Sudbury Songsters for adults who like to sing for rest and relaxation.


9:30am - 11:30am Tea & Tots. Lots of toys and activities to share. Music and Movement between 11:00am and 12:30pm. Refreshments available. Tel: Emma Smy (07856) 023940

12:00pm Soup Lunch First Friday of the Month.

1:30pm - 3:30pm Afternoon Tea & Tots. Lots of toys and activities to share. Refreshments available. Tel: Emma Smy (07856) 023940

3:30pm - 5:00pm TGIF - Thank Goodness It's Friday - After-School end-of-week session for primary school children and their parents/carers. Tel: Emma Smy (07856) 023940

7:30pm Choir Practice. Leads the worship on Sunday mornings singing hymns and anthems. We sing at weddings and visit other churches in the area for special occasions. Tel: Ann Platten (01787) 374069


10:00am - 12:00pm Friendship Café. Dementia-friendly café with games, activities, coffee and chat for everyone. Tel: Emma Smy (07856) 023940



Contact Info

(Please contact Alison Travis/The District Office only for matters that relate to the Methodist District. For Local Church or Circuit matters please contact the people on the individual Circuit and Church pages.)

01603 625765

Alison Travis

The District Office
Chapel Field Road Methodist Church

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