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Harvest Festival 19th September 2021 at 3.00pm

Harvest 2021

Come and join us for our Harvest Festival Service. Refreshments will be served after the service.  We ask that face masks be worn when entering and moving around the Church please.

August 28, 2021   Comments Off

Sunday Services

Services are held fortnightly on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month at 11.15 am.  A short service of holy communion will follow the service on the 3rd Sunday service.

 

 

August 8, 2021   Comments Off

Sunday morning on line service – 8th August 2021

Good morning everyone,

Please find below our link for this morning’s online service for the Tenth Sunday after Trinity which continues are short sermon series on Ruth. This morning we are looking at Ruth 2.1-23 entitled ‘A new beginning’.

This week, not only do we have our usual services in church, but we also have our special Annual Summer Thanksgiving Service at St. Mary’s Houghton on the Hill at 3.00pm this afternoon. Please join us if you can.

https://youtu.be/5g-ZyntrXs8

Stephen Thorp

Rural Dean of Breckland

Rector of Necton, Holme Hale, North & South Pickenham with Houghton on the Hill

August 8, 2021   Comments Off

Sunday Morning On Line Service – 30th May 2021

Good morning everyone

Please find below the link for this morning’s online service for Trinity Sunday, where we consider Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus as found in John 3.1-17. Many thanks to all those who took part.

God bless and stay safe.

Stephen

https://youtu.be/XeMFWzA_rGo

 

May 30, 2021   Comments Off

Sunday Morning Online Service – 9th May 2021

Please find below the link for this morning’s online service which considers Jesus’ instruction to remain in his love and his command that we should ‘love each other’ as found in John 15.9-17.

Once again many thanks to all those who took part.

Our online service for the Necton Benefice can be found at:

https://youtu.be/940pAdlVhBw

Best wishes

Stephen Thorp
Rural Dean of Breckland
Rector of Necton, Holme Hale, North & South Pickenham with Houghton on the Hill
slthorp@outlook.com
The Rectory, 7 School Road, Necton
Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 8HT
tel: 01760 722021

May 9, 2021   Comments Off

Open Parks and Gardens for Norfolk Churches Trust

Holme Hale Hall is one of the 6 private gardens and 2 historic parks who are opening their gates as part of the Open Parks and Gardens for Norfolk Churches Trust on 22nd May from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. The deadline for applications for ‘passports’ for entry on the day is 10th May. Further information is provided in the link below.

Members of St Andrew’s Church and a band of willing volunteers will be providing refreshments between 12.00 pm and 4.00 pm to raise funds towards the upkeep of the Church.

Open Parks and Gardens for Norfolk Churches Trust – The Norfolk Churches Trust %

 

May 4, 2021   Comments Off

Church Services to resume from 2nd May 2021

Although the online service will continue, church services will resume from 2nd May 2021.

Services will take place on the first and third Sundays of the month at 11.15am.

All welcome.  We hope to see you on Sunday.

April 26, 2021   Comments Off

Annual Vestry and Parochial Church Meetings – 16th May 2021

These will be held at 11.35am on Sunday 16th May 2021, in the Church, following a short service of Morning Prayer at 11.15 am.

The Vestry meeting is open to everyone on the Parliamentary and Church Electoral Rolls, whereas the APCM is open only to those on the Church Electoral Roll. Others can, of course, attend as observers, and will be most welcome.

The Vestry meeting elects our churchwardens. The APCM elects members of our PCC, in addition to receiving reports on the church’s finances, activities and the church building.

Notices and copies of the Church Electoral Roll, and the Accounts, will be posted in the Church porch from Saturday 1st May 2021.

 

April 26, 2021   Comments Off

Sunday Morning On Line Service – 25th April 2021

Good morning. Please find below the link for this morning’s online service for the Fourth Sunday of Easter where we consider the saying of Jesus ‘I am the good shepherd’ as found in John 10.11-18.

https://youtu.be/YmsHPVrZK5Y

Many thanks to all those who took part. Please share the link with your family and friends and all who you think might be interested.

Next week (2nd May) apart from our online service, we will also be re-opening our churches – so there will be a service at:

Necton 10.00am Holy Communion
Holme Hale 11.15am Morning Worship

 

 

Stephen Thorp

Rural Dean of Breckland

Rector of Necton, Holme Hale, North & South Pickenham with Houghton on the Hill

slthorp@outlook.com

The Rectory, 7 School Road, Necton

Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 8HT

tel: 01760 722021

@slthorp https://slthorp.wordpress.com

 

April 25, 2021   Comments Off

Sunday Morning On Line Service – 18th April 2021

Good morning everyone,

Please find below the link for this morning’s online service which considers ‘The reality of the Resurrection’ as found in Luke 24.36b-48.

https://youtu.be/uEJsA4u7-IY

As always, please share the link with your family and friends and all those who you think might be interested.

Many thanks to all those who took part.

With best wishes

Stephen

 

Rural Dean of Breckland

Rector of Necton, Holme Hale, North & South Pickenham with Houghton on the Hill

slthorp@outlook.com

The Rectory, 7 School Road, Necton

Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 8HT

tel: 01760 722021

@slthorp https://slthorp.wordpress.com

April 18, 2021   Comments Off