Needham Market - Christchurch

Needham Market

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.

Address of Church:
Christchurch, High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8AP


Revd Rita Carr (Methodist) 

Minister's Telephone No:
01449 259379 

Sunday 25th August  We gave thanks for Rev Mary Playford's ministry among us.  This was her final service before she retires.

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