A message from the local church:
During this time of official mourning for our Sovereign Lady Queen Elizabeth II the parish church buildings of All Saints, Redgrave, Chapel of Ease, Botesdale and St Marys, Rickinghall will be open daily from 8am -7pm for private prayer and reflection.
Each building has a photo of the Queen, a condolence book and candles that can be lit.
There will also be a place set aside for the laying on flowers outside each building, please look for the sign indicating where flowers can be left.
Below is the link for the Church of England’s on-line book of condolence.
A Prayer on the death of Her Majesty the Queen:
Gracious God, we give thanks for the life of your servant Queen Elizabeth, for her faith and her dedication to duty. Bless our nation as we mourn her death and may her example continue to inspire us; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
A Prayer for our new King, Charles III:
Everlasting God, we pray for our new King.
Bless his reign and the life of our nation.
Help us to work together
so that truth and justice, harmony and fairness
flourish among us;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.