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
Tuesday 25th October
10:00 Messy Church with presentation of prizes.
Wednesday 26th October
10:00 Holy Communion, Dereham
Sunday 30th October
08:00 Holy Communion, Dereham
09:30 Parish Communion, Dereham
09:30 Cafe Church, Shipdham
09:30 Benefice Communion, Hoe
11:15 Songs of Praise, Scarning
14:00 Holy Baptism, Shipdham
14:00 Beetle Drive, Church House Dereham
15:00 Holy Baptism, Dereham
18:00 Choral Evensong (BCP) Bradenham
Monday 31st October
19:00 Bell ringing practice , Dereham
Retirement of Revd. Adrian Aubrey-Jones
Adrian's final service took place at St. Nicholas Church, Dereham, 23rd October 2016, where congregations from the Parishes of the Team Benefice came to say farewell.
Brass Band Concert 8.10.2016
East Coast Brass Band played 'Music from the Movies' at St Nicholas Church Dereham
MU 'Desert Island Discs' 5.10.16
Revd. Gill Wells chose her tracks and shared her life stories at Shipdham Church, and we said "Good-bye" to Anthea on her retirement from our Branch.
MU Festival Service 5th October 2016
Dereham Branch members attended the service, where their beautiful banner was processed.
Organ Recital Sept. 17th 2016
Brentwood Cathedral Organist, Stephen King, made our organ 'sing' at his recital at St. Nicholas Church, Dereham
New Movement for church clock tower.
St Nicholas Tower clock has been modernised with a new electric movement. Sept 2016
Dereham Harvest Festival Sept 25th 2016
Beautiful floral displays adorned St. Nicholas Church, where members of the Scouting Association joined the congregation for the Harvest Family Service. Food donated at the service, was later taken to the local 'Food Bank'.
Visit by Southwold Bell Ringers, 10th September 2016
Southwold's team were impressed by the bells of St. Nicholas
Scarning Coffee Morning with Bacon Butties!
A successful fund-raising morning on Saturday 10th September
Mothers' Union Coffee Morning 7th September 2016
A fun morning for all, with over £300 raised for Mothers' Union projects.
Messy Church, Oct 25th 2016, 10-11.30
St. Nicholas Dereham, 'Talents'. Presentation of prizes for recent painting competition.
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
- 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
- Mothers Union memories
- Special Services
- Memories from St. Nicholas
- Messy Church
- Prayer Group
- Bible Study
- Mothers' Union
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