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Welcome to the Church of Saint Mary's North Creake

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The Church of Saint Mary is the village church of North Creake. Our worship follows traditional forms using the Book of Common Prayer. 

Click here for How to Find Us. 

The interior of North Creake, apart from its roof, is mostly an 1890s restoration of a Decorated chancel and Perpendicular tower and nave. The restoration is said to be faithful but has deprived North Creake of much of the patina of age. The most noticeable feature of the nave is the roof, which retains some of its old paint. This fine Anglian hammerbeam has gaudy angels that look rather oriental. The aisle roofs are simpler but also original. Even the restored chancel roof apparently uses the original members, though its angels look modern. Above the chancel arch are the remains of a Doom painting, defaced by the chip marks of its plastering. Beyond is a decorated chancel containing a fine group of piscina, sedelia and Easter Sepulchre.

Upcoming events

Coffee Morning 10.30am Tuesday 14 February North Creake Village Hall

 

Visiting Bell Ringers 11.00am Tuesday 14 February at church

 

Coffee Morning 10.30am Tuesday 14 March North Creake Village Hall

 

Coffee Morning 10.30am Tuesday 11 April North Creake Village Hall

 

Confirmation Service 6.00pm 5 March at St Mary's Sculthorpe

 

Patronal Service and Benefice Eucharist 11.00am Sunday 26 March


West Norfolk Singers 7.00 pm Saturday 29 April


Church Fete 2.00pm Sunday 28 May

 

Harvest Thanksgiving Festival and Supper 6.00pm Saturday 29 September

 

Service of Readings and Carols 3.00pm Saturday 16 December


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Daily Bible Verse

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    In my distress, I called to the Lord. God heard me and set me free. (Psalms 118)

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