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
For full list of 'Recent Events' and 'News and Future Events', click on Header Bar above.
Sunday 18th November
08:00 Holy Communion, Dereham
09:30 Choral Mattins, Bradenham
09:30 Parish Communion, Beetley
10:00 Family Service with Baptism, Dereham
11:15 Parish Communion, Swanton Morley
11:15 Family Service with Baptism, Scarning
11:15 Morning Praise, Shipdham
Monday 19th November
13:30 Tea and Tots, Church House, Dereham
Thursday 22nd November
12:00 Bradenham Pavilion Lunch
9th-11th November 2018 WW1 Display
St Nicholas had a marvellous display of WW1 memorabilia to coincide with the Centenary of the ending of the Great War.
12th November 2018: Mayor of Dereham visits Tea n Tots
Church House, Dereham. Weekly session on Mondays 1.30-3pm
11th November 2018 Remembrance Day
100 years since the end of World War 1
10th November 2018 A Concert to Commemorate the 1st World War
Scarning Church, with a fish and chip supper included!
7th November 2018 MU: 'The Pauper's Palace'
Stephen Pope gave a very interesting talk about the local Workhouse at Gressenhall, from its foundation to the present day.
4th Nov: All Souls Service at St Nicholas
A moving service to remember loved ones..........
Distinguished Gentlemans Ride
Fred Becket from St. Nicholas Church took part in this ride, which many of you sponsored.
25th October 2018 Dereham Mayor at St. Nicholas Messy Church
A fantastic Family Fun Morning, celebrating Harvest and the Harvest of the Sea.
21st October 2018 St Nicholas Harvest Festival
Floral arrangements adorned our beautiful church to create a marvellous harvest display. A delicious harvest lunch followed the service.
7th October 2018 Maasai Warriors at St. Nicholas Church Dereham
What a fantastic, colourful evening. Enjoy the atmosphere of the evening with this selection of photographs.
Time of Main Sunday Service at St Nicholas, Dereham is now 10am
There has beer a 3 month trial period, following which the time has now been permanently changed to 10am.
The 'Schoolreaders Charity' is looking to recruit up to10 volunteers to give one-to-one support to primary school children in the Dereham area. Can you help?
Dereham Church Allotments to rent!
Fancy 'growing your own'? Now's your opportunity! We have allotments available near to Washbridge.
17th November 2018 Annual Trip to Thuxton Parish Church
This year will be a 'Songs of Praise', due to the earlier date, and celebrating 100 years since the ending of WW1.
17th November at 7pm Big Quiz Night
For Tear Fund, at All Saints, Shipdham
27th November Dereham Churches Together
You are invited to an evening of Prayer and Fellowship, hosted by the Wellspring Family Church 7.30pm
22nd November 12 noon-1.30pm: Bradenham Pavillion Lunch
All welcome. Now serving winter menu
27th November: 'Fun with Hymns'
Hymnsing will meet in Church House, Dereham 2.15-3.15 All voices will be warmly welcomed.
1st December 2018 Chrisrmas Fair!
St Nicholas Christmas Fair will be held in Church, with a variety of stalls, including Craft and Preserves, games, raffle and refreshments.
1st December Scarning Coffee Morning and Christmas Fair
10am at Scarning Village Hall
3rd December Benefice Prayer Group 7.30-8.30pm
81 Norwich Road, Dereham
2nd December Switching on of Town Lights
St Nicholas Church will once again host the Craft Fair and Entertainment from 2pm. Our Messy Church will be present.
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
- WW1 Memorabilia display
- St. Nicholas Pet Service 2018
- Withburga BBQ 2018
- Ely Flower Festival 2018
- Christingle Services 2017
- 2017 Dereham Lights 'Switch-on
- Harvest Festival Oct 2017
- Revd. James Rosie's Licensing
- MU Joint meeting 2017
- Bishop's Deanery Visit 2017
- Ralph's Baptism Aug.2017
- Messy Church August 2017
- Althorp July 2017
- 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
- Mothers Union memories
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