Ss Michael and All Angels

The Parish Church of Ss Michael and All Angels, Occold is part of the Eye Benefice together with St Peter and St Paul, Eye with Braiseworth and St Mary’s Bedingfield in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.
The church is used on a weekly basis and services change according to a flexible rota; usually 1st Sunday – Eucharist, 2nd Sunday – Matins, 3rd Sunday – Evensong and 4th and 5th Sundays – Eucharist. Current details can be seen on the Service Rota for the Month.
The church is normally open from dawn to dusk for those who wish to visit for private prayer / meditation or to follow their family history.

The Parish Church of Ss Michael and All Angels, Occold is part of the Eye Benefice together with St Peter and St Paul, Eye with Braiseworth and St Mary’s Bedingfield in the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.

The church is used on a weekly basis and services change according to a flexible rota; usually:

  • 1st Sunday – 8:00 AM Eucharist
  • 2nd Sunday – 9:15 AM Eucharist
  • 3rd Sunday – 8:00 AM Eucharist
  • 4th and 5th Sundays – 9:15 AM Eucharist.  

Current details can be seen on the Forthcoming Services (left).

The church is normally open from dawn to dusk for those who wish to visit for private prayer / meditation or to follow their family history. If closed and you would like access, please contact Barry Woods, Rose Cottage (next door but one to the Beaconsfield Arms car park), tel: 01379 678 844, email: barry@occold.com. Barry also holds copies of the available parish records.

Contact Details

Name Position Tel Email
Dr Guy Sumpter Rector Tel: 01379 871 986 Send email
Stephen Hubner Churchwarden Tel: 01379 678 360 Send email
Gill Richardson Churchwarden Tel: 01728 627 916 Send email

Useful Links

The Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Simon's Suffolk Churches

Cemetery Plan and Surname Index to known names

Parish Registers in Suffolk Record Office and at St Michael's

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