Welcome! We are a team of churches full of Christians sharing the love of God in Dereham and the surrounding villages. We serve the whole community through teaching in schools, visits to care homes and hospitals, special events for families, regular services in our eight churches, and much more. We take many weddings, baptisms and funerals and are open to all, churchgoer and newcomer alike. So come and join us!
The Reverend Canon Sally Theakston, Team Rector
Sunday 25th June
08:00 Holy Communion, Dereham
09:30 Parish Communion, Dereham
09:30 Parish Communion, East Bilney
09:30 Holy Communion, Bradenham
09:30 Holy Communion, Hoe
11:15 Parish Communion, Scarning
11:15 Family Service , Swanton Morley
11:15 Parish Communion, Shipdham
15:00 Holy Baptism, Dereham
Tuesday 27th June
19:30 Is there more to life than this? 4 weeks to question!
Wednesday 28th June
10:00 Holy Communion, Dereham
Sunday 16th June Shipdham
The Great Get Together Picnic was blessed with glorious weather!
16th June Organ Recital
Nigel Waring gave the third recital of the summer programme for June.
9th June Organ Recital
Pru Goldsmith played at St. \nicholas Church dereham, for the second of the Summer series of organ recitals.
7th June 2017 Strawberry tea.
Mother's Union enjoyed 'Tales from the Vicarage', followed by a delicious strawberry tea.
1st June Organ Recital
First of the June Summer lunchtime recitals, by David Ballard
June 2017 Snow ball lunch
A lesser number, but excellent company for the latest Snowball Lunch at 'The George', Dereham. Fantastic food enjoyed by all.
'Messy Church Pentecost' 1st June
From young to old, Messy Church celebrated Pentecost, the Church's Birthday with worship,crafts, games and hot-dogs!
St. Nicholas Pet Service
21st May 2017 was the day that the church opened it's doors to some furry friends, who received a blessing at this noisy but fun service.
Scarning Rogation Walk
!5th May 2017, saw the Annual Rogation Walk at Scarning.
Gordon's Desert Island Discs
3/5/2017. Mothers Union met at Beetley to hear Musician Gordon Barker tell stories of his life and enjoy his selection of the music which is so special to him.
News - Team Vicar role
We are seeking a Team Vicar to join us. Those interested in the role should view our Parish Profile.
3rd July Benefice Prayer Group
The next meeting will be at 2 Sheddick Court, 7.30-8.30. For further information, please call 01362) 692883
Traidcraft week 17th-24th June
Kate Baldry invites you to an 'Open House' 22nd June 10am-12 noon and 2-6pm
2nd July Strawberry Tea
Scarning Village Hall is the place to go and enjoy a sociable afternoon with a yummy strawberry tea with excellent company
3rd August Messy Church
The next Family Fun morning at St. Nicholas Church, Dereham, 10-11.30
6th Aug 'Momentous Times'
At All Saints, Swanton Morley. Five women, five diaries, one war. A performance by 'Three's Company'.
16th June Jazz Picnic
Friends of All Saints, Swanton Morley invite you to Castle Farm, Swanton Morley, to sit by the River Wensum and listen to traditional jazz whilst enjoying your picnic.
Coffee Morning 27th June 2017
Lydia and John Crick invite you to their Gressenhall home for a coffee morning, 10.30-12noon. All welcome. Proceeds to East Bilney Church lighting scheme.
Benefice Summer Outing.
27th July 2017 trip to Althorp, former home of the late Princess of Wales.
The Spring Edition of the newsletter from St. Nicholas Church Dereham is now available.
Summer Organ Recitals June 2017
A series of Organist Recitals by various Organists throughout June. Click on heading for full list and further details
Monthly Communion Service on 3rd Sunday
St. Nicholas PCC has agreed that there will no longer be an 11.15 Communion Service on the 3rd Sunday of the month. This is with immediate effect.
Dereham & District Team Ministry Benefice
- Whos Who
- Our Churches
- St Nicholas Dereham
- All Saints Swanton Morley
- St Peter & St Paul Scarning
- Beetley & East Bilney
- St Andrew Hoe
- All Saints Shipdham
- St Andrew Bradenham
- Church Life
- Strawberry Tea 2017
- June 2017 Messy Church
- Pet Service May 2017
- Beetley Mothers Union 2017
- Shipdham Easter Flowers 2017
- Shipdham Dawn Service
- Shipdham Walk of Witness 2017
- Easter 2017
- Deanery Synod Messy Church Feb
- Messy Church Light part 2 Feb 2017
- Messy Church 'Light' part 1, Feb 2017
- Messy Church Dec 2016
- Dereham Christmas Flowers 2016
- Christingles 2016
- MU Advent Meditation 2016
- Scarning Christmas Fair 2016
- St. Nicholas Christmas Fair 2016
- Shipdham Tree Festival 2016
- Thuxton Carol Service 2016
- Scarning Concert 12.11.16
- Laying up of Standard 6.11.16
- Shipdham Craft Fair 29.10.2016
- Messy Church Art Competition, 2016
- Revd. Adrian Aubrey Jones
- MU Desert Island Discs 5.10.16
- MU Festival Service 5.10.16
- St. Nicholas Bell Tower Clock
- Dereham Harvest Festival, 2016
- Scarning Coffee Morning
- Mothers' Union Coffee Morning
- 'New Beginnings' Messy Church
- Benefice visit to Denmark
- Jean de Narde
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