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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.

East Anglia Ministries Fair Norwich Cathedral Saturday 13 May

Ministries Fair 2016
Ministries Fair 2016

The East Anglia Ministries Fair is coming to Norwich Cathedral on Saturday 13 May.

Our aim is to inspire people with new possibilities for mission and service, in the Church and the wider community. The Ministries Fair comes on the back of Vocation Sunday on 7 May and is a great way to get people talking about vocation and the many ways God calls us – whether as part of a team for a few hours a month, or as our job and life’s work.

The Ministries Fair will fill the Cathedral with stands representing community projects, church ministries, mission organisations, local and national charities. We’ll also have a performance stream in the North Transept featuring musicians and artists who’ll perform their work and speak about art as a vocation. There’ll be workshops, demonstrations and presentations from various exhibitors throughout the day.

The Ministries Fair will be launched by the Dean at 10.30am, and will be open all day – with Refectory refreshments in the South Transept – until Evensong at 3.30pm.

 

Spring Concert Saturday 29 April 7.00pm

The West Norfolk Singers will perform a programme of music at St Mary's North Creake to include:

Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine

Fauré - Requiem

Admission - £5 at the door to include light refreshments

Proceeds to be split between St Mary's and West Norfolk Singers.

 

Upcoming events

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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King James Bible Daily Reading

  • BIBLE FACTS
    April 22, 2017

    1 Corinthians 5
    1 It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife. 2 And ye are puffed up, and have not rather mourned, that he that hath done this deed might be taken away from among you. 3 For I verily, as absent in body, but present in spirit, have judged already, as though I were present, concerning him that hath so done this deed,

Norwich Diocesan News