• HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 1921-2021


    Our warmest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and
    all the Royal Family following the death of HRH the Prince Philip.

    May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

    We are Zooming the service from Foulsham Holy Innocents at 6pm Friday 16th April. If you would like to join it please email us.


     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. 

     To donate to the Church of your choice on-line please use the Norwich Diocesan website.


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  • April Sunday Service Plan

    18th April 9:30am North Elemham Holy Communion
      10:30am Bawdeswell* All-Age Communion
      11:00am Wood Norton Holy Communion
    25th April 9:30am North Elmham Morning Praise
      9:30am Foulsham Holy Communion
      10:30am Bawdeswell Word & Praise
      11:00am Worthing Morning Praise

    * The service at Bawdeswell will also be broadcast on Zoom.


    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 Wednesday and Sunday during daylight hours
    Wood Norton All Saints   Daily: 9am-5pm
    Worthing St Margaret Daily: 9:30am-4:30pm


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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:

    Amanda Lewis amandalewis0172@gmail.com. 


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