Situated in the heart of the beautiful county of Norfolk, the villages of the Heart of Norfolk Group (benefice) form part of the Ingworth & Sparham Deanery in the Diocese of Norwich.  We worship God and support our community within the framework of the Church of England. 

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  • From Mothering Sunday – 14th March 2021 Services will be back in some of our Churches.

    The Heart of Norfolk Group is delighted to announce that we will be holding services in Church for Mothering Sunday.

    Beginning at 10:30am, the services will be at Bawdeswell All Saints, North Elmham St Mary’s and Foulsham Holy Innocents.

    Covid-secure arrangements are in place and face-coverings will need to be worn.


    Service plan for March

    Churches open for individual prayer

    Bawdeswell All Saints Daily: 9am-5pm
    Foulsham Holy Innocents Daily: 9am-3pm
    Foxley St Thomas Sunday: 10am-4pm
    Guestwick St Peter Sunday: 10am-4pm; Wednesday 9am-4pm
    North Elmham St Mary Daily during daylight hours
    Stibbard All Saints Closed for January
    Wood Norton All Saints   Daily: 9am-5pm
    Worthing St Margaret Daily: 9:30am-4:30pm


    Date Sunday   Readings
    7th March 3rd Sunday of Lent Zoom Church Zoom Church - 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22
    14th March Mothering Sunday Service in Church and on Zoom Preacher to choose
    21st March Passion Sunday Service in Church and on Zoom Jeremiah 31:31-44 or Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33
    28th March Palm Sunday Service in Church and on Zoom Liturgy of the Palms: Mark 11:1-11; Liturgy of the Passion: Philippians 2:5-11; Mark 15:1-39


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  • Contact Heart of Norfolk Churches:

    Reverend Sally Kimmis (Billingford, Guist, North Elmham, Twyford, Worthing)

    heartofnorfolkrector@gmail.com or 01362 668850

    Reverend Canon Christopher Davies (Bawdeswell, Bintree, Foxley, Guestwick, Themelthorpe)

    cjdoldrectory@gmail.com or 07702 865412

    Reverend Michael Cartwright (Foulsham, Stibbard & Wood Norton) 

    williamcartwright473@yahoo.com or 01362 680274


    Other more general enquiries about churches may be made to the churchwardens in each parish; please see the individual parish pages on this website for contact details.

    The Children and Vulnerable Adult Safeguarding Officer for the benefice is:

    Robin Back 01362 683281


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