Saxmundham Church

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Saxmundham Church

Saxmundham Church in Suffolk has a lot of churches for different religious faiths such as Anglican, Baptist and Methodist. It is frequent for a town to have more than one church and Saxmundham is no exception.

Sadly church attendance has been plummeting for the last fifty years in the United Kingdom, with 15% of the population presiding at least once every month, however Atheists and Agnostics are still in a minority, representing 33% of the people.

We think the cause for the decline is in basic terms that people don't have faith in God any more, with wars raging across the world and the wealth of the nation in a bad way it is straightforward to understand peoples lack of faith. In our opinion the Church needs to be re-branded, if you think of the fundamental values of Church such as togetherness, family, marriage and community leaving aside God for a second! If you reflect on all the good things that Churches stand for in our Saxmundham community then it is truly shocking numbers are going down. Surely we all want our Saxmundham to be a wonderful place to live, where people get along, they help one another in times of hardship and people give to each other without asking anything back in return. So what we are asking is for you to go along to your Saxmundham church and pressure for change, you want to assist, and you think it's only right and proper that the rest of your community chip in and help with things. The UK is on its knees because nobody wishes to work to a greater goal...it is time for change...come on people..let us get together and make this happen

Churches in the past and future have worked together with other organisations such as local schools, groups such as the beavers, cubs and scouts as well as being prominent in assisting other groups of inhabitants such as the lonely, meager and abused. The church is seen as doing good causes which sees them in a nice light.

Churches have been seen in a dim light recently with the pope resigning, the first pope in more than 600 years, and nobody was entirely sure of the reason why, various people have speculated that it is not just a matter of the pope getting older and not being able to carry out his job to the fullest.

The scottish Cardinal Keith O'Brien in recent times deserted after admitting sexually inappropriate moves to young men training to be priests, considering his anti-gay language in the past, this was seen as "do as I say not as I do"!

On the lighter side of things churches are seen as a very peaceful place to be - a good space to reflect on the things that are going on in your life at the present time.

A game we used to play as children was to find the oldest tombstone..i.e. the earliest date, that is a game that can keep kids smiling for a while as well as giving them good exercise as they run/walk round the graveyard.