St. Gregory's Parish Church, Sudbury, Suffolk

"Your Community - Your Church"

The Retirement of the Revd. Canon Cheryl Collins, Rector of St Gregory's Church

I am relieved to tell you that the Pensions Board has accepted my application for early retirement because of ill health. My last Sunday of public ministry will be September 5th. Tom’s last Sunday in Sudbury will be September 12th. However, Rev Chris Eyden will be supporting you through the period before your new priest arrives in the Spring. I know you will give him every assistance. I will still be in Sudbury until the house in Sheffield is ready for Mum and I to move into. Remember, although I will no longer be your parish priest, I will still be your friend. Please pray for me and I will pray for you, confident that God is even now preparing the right person to answer the call to come to Sudbury as your priest.


The Revd Canon Charles Jenkin, Vicar of St Mary Le Tower, Ipswich since 2008, will retire on 31 August 2021. His last working Sunday will be Sunday 22 August and his farewell service will be on Sunday 5 September.The Right Revd Martin Seeley, the Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, is delighted to announce that The Revd Tom Mumford, currently Assistant Curate at St Gregory’s, Sudbury and Assistant Rural Dean of Sudbury has been appointed as the new Interim Priest-in-Charge for a period of three years, to be known locally as ‘Vicar’. Tom will be licensed on Monday 4 October at 7.30pm.

St Gregory's Parish Church

About Us:

St Gregory’s is an Anglican Church (Church of England) serving most of the town of Sudbury, Suffolk in the United Kingdom.  St Gregory’s has been in Sudbury for many centuries and continues to be a focus for the local community and is seen by many as the "Mother Church" of Sudbury. St Gregory’s aims to provide for the spiritual needs of the town and wants all who come, whether just as visitors to the building, or to join in with the worship, to feel a warm welcome.

Offering a range of Christian worship on weekdays and Sundays which is both welcoming and inclusive. St Gregory's continues to serve the local community through baptisms, weddings and funerals, and as a venue for Civic and other services, and as a church building that is open daily and provides a peaceful space for visits and for prayer and reflection.

Come and look around our beautiful and ancient building, soak up the atmosphere, and perhaps light a candle for a loved one.

Visiting  Us:

The church is not open at the present time  for  general visits.

Please see the  message at the top of the page  for information regarding private prayer. 

Prayer requests:

Send us your personal prayer requests from our prayers page

Speak to Someone:

The Revd. Cheryl Collins can be contacted on  01787 375027

To find out more about weddings, baptisms etc  contact the parish secretary at : or phone 07956456126 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 9am -2 pm

The Revd. Tom Mumford will be on placement from 20th May and working in the Hadleigh parishes until August.

For more information:

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Regular Services

Church Open at specified times

Wednesday Holy communion at 11am

Sunday Holy Communion at 8am and10am

Life Events

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Special Services

Special Days

Calendar of Services and Events at St Gregs

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Giving on Line

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