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.
Friday 19th October
18:45 Harvest Festival, Scarning, with Dedication of Flagpole
Sunday 21st October
08:00 Holy Communion, Dereham
09:30 Choral Mattins, Bradenham
09:30 Parish Communion, Beetley
10:30 Harvest Festival Dereham
11:15 Parish Communion, Swanton Morley
11:15 Family Service, Scarning
11:15 Morning Praise, Shipdham
12:00 Harvest Lunch, St Nicholas Dereham
Tuesday 23rd October
14:15 Hymnsing IN CHURCH
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.
3rd October 2018 Norwich Cathedral MU Festival Service
'In Mary Sumner's Footsteps'
Couple return to St. Nicholas where they were married 50 years ago.
Many people visit St. Nicholas to reminisce or research ancestors, such as Mr. and Mrs. Perni.
30th September 2018 Alan Barrett's last service at St Nicholas, Dereham
Following their recent move to Cromer, Alan and Jenny returned to St. Nicholas for Alan to preach one last time.
21st-23rd September 2018 International Peace Weekend
3 Main Events in Dereham, began with children planting flowers of peace in the Market Place.
13th October Mothers Union Regional Meeting at Swaffham
Heather Nunn from CAP spoke of the work of this charity which helps people with debt management.
5th October 2018 MU Coffee Morning at Evelyn and Doug Speed's
This sociable event was a fundraising event for Dereham and District Mothers Union
25th August Coffee Morning at Sue Barker's
A beautiful sunny morning greeted people to Sue's lovely gardens. This was another successful event for the Fundraising Committee.
18th August 2018 Cheese and Wine Party
Fantastic evening at Doug and Evelyn Speed's on a beautiful sunny evening
7th August 2018 St Nicholas Floral Craft Afternoon
Following a flower arranging demonstration, the children made their own arrangements and created floral craft items.
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.
11th October 'Thursday Men' 2pm-4pm
In Church whilst Church House being redecorated. Gents, do come along and enjoy a cuppa and a chat.
23rd October 2.15 'Hymnsing'
Will be in church whilst Church House is being redecorated
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?
13th October Scarning Coffee Morning
Scarning Village Hall from 10am. Good opportunity to catch up with friends and enjoy a cuppa and a bacon butty and cake!
14th October 2018 11am Bradenham Harvest Festival at St Andrew's Church
Harvest lunch will follow in the village Hall at 12.30pm Booking for lunch is essential
Dereham Church Allotments to rent!
Fancy 'growing your own'? Now's your opportunity! We have allotments available near to Washbridge.
21st October 2018 10.30am St Nicholas Harvest Festival
NOTE THE NEW TIME FOR THIS SERVICE which will be followed by Harvest Lunch.
18th October 2018 St Nicholas Snowball lunch
Put the date in your diary: further details to follow
25th October: St. Nicholas Messy Church
10-11.30am during half-term holiday.
17th November 2018 Annual Trip to Thuxton Parish Church
Advance warning. Further details will follow later.
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.
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
- 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
- Special Services
- Memories from St. Nicholas
- Messy Church
- Prayer Group
- Bible Study
- Mothers' Union
- Tea and Tots
- Weekly Newsletter
- Bell ringing
- Nicholas Newsround
- Recent Events
- Contact Us