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Welcome to the Church of Our Lady Saint Mary South Creake

Festal Eurcharist Easter Day 2017

The Church of Our Lady Saint Mary South Creake is one of the most beautiful and spiritually uplifting churches in England. Come and visit us - we're open every day of the year. Click here for How to Find Us. Have a browse through our picture Gallery to see our famous angel roof and the other treasures of this amazing Grade I Listed north Norfolk church. 

Our Sunday Eucharist is at 9.30 am (for very occasional variations see the Calendar to the right). It's inclusive Common Worship in the Anglo-Catholic tradition with incense and bells and a friendly welcome to visitors.

On our FAQs page we answer, or attempt to answer, some of the more commonly asked questions about our Church and our Christian faith.

Latest News and Events

Benefice update - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In light of the coronavirus epidemic, services within the Benefice have been suspended.


For as long as this continues there will be a weekly celebration of the Eucharist in Our Lady Saint Mary, South Creake each Sunday at 10:30 am. However, this is NOT an invitation to attend but I would encourage you to join me either via the Benefice Facebook page (@creakebenefice) where the service will be streamed live or in an act of spiritual communion. Attached here is a document which may aid your devototion in this respect.


All the churches will remain open daily as usual for private prayer. Should you enter a church and find another person there, please remember to follow the national guidance of ensuring that you maintain approximatelt 2 metres distance from that person.



Thinking Anglicans

29 March 2020

  • Opinion – 28 March 2020
    Mandy Ford ViaMedia.News Space, Time, Prayer and Cranmer Steve Goddard Ship of Fools In praise of online church Lorraine Cavanagh Church Times Companionship with God and others in the Covid-19 pandemic “There are ways of belonging to a worshipping community at this time that do not rely on a broadband connection” Andrew Davison Church Times When […]
  • Bishops reiterate their restrictions on use of church buildings – 2
    This press release was published today. The letter from the bishops mentioned in it is published in the preceding article. New reflection issued for people who cannot attend a funeral Under strict rules to prevent the spread of coronavirus, Church of England funerals may now only happen at crematoria or at gravesides. Only immediate family […]
  • Bishops reiterate their restrictions on use of church buildings – 1
    Yet another letter from the bishops to all Church of England clergy has been issued today, Friday at 6.23 pm. You can read it here: 20200327 Letter from Archbishops and bishops. The full text is also copied below. This came as an attachment to a press release, which is reproduced in the next article. Letter from […]

Statement of Inclusivity

South Creake Parochial Church Council, which has the care of the churches of Our Lady Saint Mary South Creake and All Saints Waterden, fully supports and accepts the ordination of both men and women as deacons, priests and bishops in the Church of England and in the wider Anglican Communion. We welcome everyone to the family of our churches regardless of their age, physical ability, ethnicity, gender, or sexuality.

This statement was formally and unanimously agreed at South Creake Annual Parochial Church Meeting on 9 April 2014.

Church of Our Lady Saint Mary

Church Lane, South Creake NR21 9LX  07970 875052
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