• Church Outside
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  • Church Inside
  • Window


Holy Communion
8am       1st Sunday

All Age Worship
10am     1st Sunday

Holy Communion
10am     Every Sunday except 1st

Tuesday Tots
9.30am  During term time

Welcome! We are the church of St. John the Baptist, the Parish Church of Needham Market with Badley, Suffolk

We have several aims at St John's:

- To worship God and make him known more.

- To serve and become known in our community.

- To share our heritage.

We want to welcome more and more people into our church family and share the love and knowledge of Christ Jesus.

Prayer Needs

If you would like us to pray for anyone you know, or for yourself, you can leave a note on our prayer board inside the porch. These are included in our weekly prayers and during the Sunday morning Eucharist. There is also a prayer candle within the church, you are welcome to light a candle to represent a prayer.

Upcoming Events

To view weekly and upcoming events please click on the Pew Sheet.

Please join us for the Lent Courses. See the following Lent Courses document for more information. You can print this out, fill in the form and hand to Rev Canon Diane Williams if you would like to attend the course or events.

Lent Soups will also be held at St. John the Baptist Church on the following Saturdays: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th March and 4th April from 12noon – 1.30pm, in The ARK, King William Street. There will be homemade soup, roll, tea/coffee for £3.00. All proceeds will go to our link Diocese the Kagera Diocese in Tanzania.

Medieval Roof

The Parish Church of St John the Baptist recently underwent extensive roof repairs, with was completed in September 2018. Please see the Heritage page to look at some photos of the process undertaken to repair the roof. The church is open during the day, all are welcome. Also see the History page for more information about the history of St Johns Church.


You can also find us on Facebook.

We hope that you will enjoy learning more about us at St John's and we welcome your comments and feedback about what we can do more of, start doing and even stop doing.