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Why help?

you can take this opportunity to be an important contributor to a church that:-

• Can accommodate future generations of our growing parish

• Will provide an inspiring focal point for the community

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New Church Project

Our new church is built! Can you help with fundraising?

 

Why Help if it is Already Built?

The estimated cost of the New Church was £980,000. In order for construction to begin the diocese of East Anglia loaned St Felix £150,000 and it is this overdraft that we still need to clear. Our new church can accommodate future generations of our growing parish and will provide an inspiring focal point for the community

History

The previous church was built in 1965 as a temporary building designed to accommodate 180-200 people. Forty five years on, as our congregation continued to grow, we regularly had in excess of 240 worshippers at mass. 

Our old Church was literally bursting at the seams for the major liturgical services at Christmas and Easter.

Following a structural survey it was found that our previous building was almost unsound which meant that extending or improving the existing church was not a viable option. 

Our Need

The Parish had an urgent need for a new church with the capacity to seat a congregation of over 260.

The Story...

Approval to build a new church was received from our Bishop and East Anglia Diocesan Trustees.

A design was developed by NPS Architects in Norwich and planning permission was granted by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

The inspiring vision for the new church incorporates the practical requirements of a modern parish - flexible space, a side chapel and meeting room.

Construction of a new St Felix Roman Catholic Parish Church began in May 2011 and was completed in February 2012.

 

St Felix Church - New Church Plans - Floorplan


How to Make a Donation:

Cheque
You can make a donation by cheque - please make it payable to 'St Felix New Church Building Fund' and post to Father Michael Teader, St Felix Church, Princess Way, Haverhill, CB9 9BP

If you are a UK taxpayer download and complete the Gift Aid Declaration Form and enclose with your cheque. Remember to keep a copy for your records

Standing Order
If you would like to set up a regular monthly payment to the St Felix New Church Building Fund please contact our Treasurer Colin Schraeder-Bidwell on 01440 702994 and he will arrange to send you a standing order form.

Our Thanks
If you are able to make a donation and you have a particular preference as to how your gift is spent please let us know and we will do everything we can to accommodate your wishes.

The names of our benefactors will be recorded into our remembrance book and prayers will be offered in grateful thanks.

Thank you to everyone who has made a contribution to our fund to date – without your generosity, this project would not be coming to fruition.