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Daily Bible Verse
  • Wed, 29 June - SS PETER AND PAUL
    Paul writes: I have fought the good fight to the end. I have run the race to the finish. I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness which the Lord will give me. (2 Timothy 4:6-18)
Diocesan News

Welcome to the Church of Our Lady Saint Mary South Creake

Easter Day 2015 Festal Eucharist Congregation
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 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 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. 

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


Buckinghamshire County Youth Orchestra Friday 24 June 7.30pm

As part of their Norfolk Tour, the Buckinghamshire County Youth Orchestra will be performing at St Mary's South Creake. The orchestra, made up of 60 young people aged 13 - 18, will play:

  • Sibelius Symphony No. 5
  • Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet (excerpts)
  • Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Ticket are £10.45 and can be purchased at the door or by going to www.eventbrite.co.uk and searching for BCYO.

Church of England News

What's on at St Mary's
Nick Baines's Blog
Musings of a restless bishop
  • The view from Germany
    For the record, these are two statements issued by the Protestant Church in Germany following the EU Referendum in the UK: The Chair of the Council of the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland, Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, has issued the following statement in the wake of the EU Referendum result: The Evangelical Church in Germany deeply regrets the […]
  • Brexit and the Promised Land
    So, we are now a couple of days on from the EU Referendum in the UK. We have no credible government leadership. Her Majesty's Opposition is falling apart and incapable of offering any leadership or alternative vision. Those who led the campaign to leave the EU are conspicuous by their absence – not unreasonably as […]
  • Whither Europe?
    So, the people of the UK have spoken. But, what they have said is unclear. Nevertheless, the outcome is more than clear. We must now shape the future and not simply waste our time complaining about it. What is powerfully clear also is that we now have a rudderless government trying to forge a path […]
Thinking Anglicans
  • Independent review into handling of George Bell case
    Updated to add press reports The Church of England has today announced an independent review into the handling of the George Bell case, as this press release explains. Independent review into handling of George Bell case 28 June 2016 An...
  • Opinion - 25 June 2016
    Andrew Brown The Guardian Church of England aims to agree to disagree over homosexuality Two of this year’s ordinands reflect on their vocations. Lucy Savage ‘I remember having an overwhelming feeling that this was going to be me one day’...
  • Church responses to the EU Referendum
    Updated Friday evening, Saturday morning, Sunday morning The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a joint statement. On Thursday, millions of people from across the United Kingdom voted in the referendum, and a majority expressed a desire that Britain’s...
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, gender, or sexuality.

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