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Our Pastor, Mark Drury, originates from Suffolk. He obtained a degree in Applied Theology at Moorlands Bible College before becoming trainee pastor at Beccles Baptist Church in Suffolk. He joined us in Crockenhill in 2011, but before this he served in a number of churches in different roles in Essex and Suffolk. He is married to Joanne and they have a daughter called Naomi.

Mark enjoys reading, seeing Ipswich Town win at football, skiing, decorating, gardening and spending quality time with his family.

He can be reached by phone on 01322 663995, or by email at

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Crockenhill Baptist Church is an independent congregational church. Under Christ, we are governed by the church members, and led by the officers they appoint.

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The members' handbook outlines how the church is run, how to become a member, and what is expected of members.

To ensure the church is run biblically, wisely, and in compliance with charity law, the church has a constitution. This constitution is summarised for members in the Members' Handbook. Additionally, to care for the church's members and visitors to its activities, the church has adopted several specific policies in different areas.

What we believe as a church, complete with Bible references

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