Welcome to St Nicholas' Parish Church, North Walsham

  • Welcome to St Nicholas’ Church in the heart of North Walsham. For centuries people have worshipped on this site. They have come for joyful and sad times, for baptisms (christenings), weddings and funerals. They have come for the major festivals of the church at Easter and Christmas. They have silently slipped in and prayed silently and slipped out again during the course of a day. They have gathered Sunday by Sunday to celebrate the resurrection and the good news of Jesus Christ.  And we continue to do so today.

    Why not join us – you will be made very welcome.

    Revd Canon Paul Cubitt


    Saturday 17th March. Heating update.

    Unfortunately our church boiler has failed again. The heating engineer has been over twice this week to attend to it and do running repairs but they have not lasted. A new part has been ordered and will be fitted Monday or Tuesday next week. Please wrap up warm for Sunday.

    2nd LENT Walk, 3 March 2018, at Worstead was cancelled due to bad weather.  Check for new date.

    Paul, our Vicar has been appointed an Honorary Canon of Norwich Cathedral; he was installed at the Cathedral on Sunday 4th March during the Evensong service.

    A variety of Lent Courses and activities planned, as laid out in the blue ‘what’s on’ leaflet at the back of the churches.   Also Sunday Morning Bookstall for suitable reading material.

    A positive Lent challenge to reduce the amount of plastic we use.  We need you to help us to make fabric bags to give away.  If you can cut out, iron or sew the bags, give us material to use (old duvet covers, curtains, table cloths or left over bits from curtain or dressmaking – can be collected) or help give the bags away, We will meet in the church vestry on alternate Wednesdays, 10am -12 noon on 14th & 28th Feb, 14th & 28th March.  Coffee, cake and fellowship!  More information: Jo Haywood (406091/07941 096311) or Rachael.

    Maundy Thursday Chrism Eucharist 29th March 11.00 am at Norwich Cathedral, all warmly welcomed by Bishop Graham
    “We renew our ordination vows, bless the oils for use in initiation and healing, and recommit ourselves as clergy and lay people in our ministry for the coming year.” 

    Easter Experience workshop for young people – Tues am Worstead School at St Mary’s Church. Good Friday 11.00 am – 1.00 pm in St Nicholas’ Church. “Props” required: tallish potted plants to create a Garden of Gethsemane and Easter Garden; a large red cloth to hang off a large cross, a pop-up tent to make a tomb, a bag of “cobbles” flint stones; 

    The Annual Report covering January to December 2017 will be presented at the Annual Parochial Meeting on Wednesday 25th April. Please would all Groups that are part of St Nicholas, send their Reports to the Parish office, either by email or a hard copy, for inclusion in the full Report (By Tues 17th please) -  a short piece describing what they have done during the past year … their aims, speakers, events; include details of when, where & how often you meet, and a contact no for people who might wish to join.

    The Electoral Roll is available until 6th April to check your entry, and application forms to be included are available in preparation for The Annual Parochial Meeting in April.  Your membership affects your ability to vote and also to stand for some roles within the Church. Please contact Chris Sherman, or the Churchwardens for further information. 

    All payments either donations or regular giving need to be made payable to "North Walsham PCC", please.

    Flower Festival / Wedding Event: will take place on the weekend of 9th & 10th June. Anyone wishing to sponsor a flower display, please contact Jane Cooper on 01692 405047.

    Adult singers – do consider joining the St Nicholas’ Voices – come along to a rehearsal – usually the 2nd and 4th Thursday at 7.30 pm each month.  The more of us there are, the more we can contribute to all the St Nicholas musical events and services.


    The Alongside Team - For details of the St Nicholas, North Walsham Alongside Team, go to the webpage.


    If you have attended any of our services or groups and wish to comment or have a question / comment about this website, please use the 'Contact Us' link


    Text Giving. The parish has now established the facility to utilise Text Giving.  That means that you can text a gift to the Church via your mobile phone. You simply put the text "SNNW01" with the amount you wish to give and send it to "70070".


    • St Nicholas Church, North Walsham - Charity Registration Number: 1130505


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  • Events This Week

    Friday 23rd March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    10:00am  Spring Cleaning at St Botolphs' Westwick
    8:30pm  Compline

    Saturday 24th March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    10:00am  Spring Cleaning at St Botolphs' Westwick

    Sunday 25th March
    8:00am  Holy Communion - Prayer Book
    9:30am  Holy Communion - All Saints' Edingthorpe
    10:15am  Palm Sunday procession -Meet at the Market Cross
    10:30am  Palm Sunday Service
    6:30pm  Choral Reflections and Hymns

    Monday 26th March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    8:30pm  Compline - Said

    Tuesday 27th March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    2:30pm  Worstead School Easter service
    3:15pm  Boys choir rehearsal
    3:15pm  Boys choir rehearsal
    7:00pm  Reflections and Prayers - Stations of the Cross

    Wednesday 28th March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    10:30am  Holy Communion
    11:00am  Mors Bag making in Church
    2:30pm  Lent Group Church and Kingdom Session
    3:30pm  Girls Choir Practise
    7:30pm  Lent reading group @ Cromer

    Thursday 29th March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    9:00am  Coffee morning for Nth Walsham & Dilham Canal
    11:00am  Chrism Eucharist
    7:30pm  The Last Supper - Service at back of the Church

    Friday 30th March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    9:30am  Walk of Witness - starts at Market Cross
    11:00am  Easter Experience for young people
    2:00pm  Last Hour at the Cross
    8:00pm  Said Compline @All Saints' Edingthorpe
    8:30pm  Sung Compline

    Saturday 31st March
    9:00am  Morning Prayer
    7:30pm  Easter Vigil


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