Welcome to St Nicholas

St Nicholas church • Dersingham • Norfolk

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People in the church

Rev Mark Capron (Rector)

Mark plays cricket and any other sport given a chance! He enjoys using creative ways to engage both children and adults with God’s word through the Bible.

Mark is married to Helen and in spring 2016 with their two young children they moved to Dersingham. He says "We are excited about the future of God’s growing church here and how we are increasingly able to share the good news of Jesus Christ."


Rev Dave Cossey (Curate)

Dave joined the team here in June 2019. Dave has a passion for Mission and brings much experience in this field. Dave is married and they have a young daughter. Dave brings an enthusiasm to rural ministry in Norfolk, having been born and raised in the county.


Kathy Terry (Reader)

Kathy is an experienced preacher and leads worship throughout the group of churches in the Dersingham benefice. Kathy is a gifted leader of prayer days and also serves the church in its wider context as a Spiritual Director.


Alan Crawshaw (Reader)

Alan serves the church as a Lay Reader in addition he has a passion for ministry to children and parents and assists in the leading of Messy Church and the family fun mornings throughout the year. Alan is gifted in the use of engaging resources in sharing the Gospel.


Neil Adams (Reader)

Neil has been an active member of St Nicholas Church for many years, he is a Lay Reader as well as a Churchwarden. Neil ministers at both St Nicholas and within the Dersingham benefice.


Worship Band

The band lead the contemporary worship at “The Gathering” each week. The band welcome new musicians and singers and are excited to be in the process of encouraging some of the children and young people in leading worship.


Tom Wheeler (Church Warden)

Tom along with Neil oversee and organise a great amount for the life of the church here. Tom is an active member of the church and also the wider community in particular, enabling strong links to the Scout and Guide units.


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