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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

26 October 2020

  • Bishop of Albany announces his resignation
    We reported recently on the disciplinary hearing: Bishop of Albany found guilty of violating ordination vows. The further hearing planned to decide on the consequences of this was scheduled for next Monday. Today, at the annual convention of the Diocese of Albany, Bishop Love announced his retirement. Episcopal News Service: Presiding Bishop and Albany Bishop […]
  • Church of England Safeguarding: weekly roundup 24 October
    See separate articles for the recently published reports on Victor Whitsey and on Stowe and Maids Moreton. See also several relevant items in our twice-weekly comment roundups, first here, and then here. Media coverage of the Whitsey report has been extensive: Church Times Review castigates Church’s treatment of Bishop Whitsey’s victims The Times Bishop of […]
  • Opinion – 24 October 2020
    Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Responding to wounded abuse survivors. Can the post-IICSA Church get this right? Anne Foreman ViaMedia.News Church of England – Please Mind the Gap! Jeremy Pemberton From the Choir Stalls Deadly Pressure Stephen Cottrell, Nick Baines and David Walker Yorkshire Post We must face up to the human heartache in a Britain divided by […]

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
Data Privacy Policy
South Creake Parochial Church Council's Data Privacy Policy can be downloaded here.