Welcome to St Nicholas

St Nicholas church • Dersingham • Norfolk

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New to our church?

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Welcome from Rev Mark Capron

Whether you are moving into the area, visiting or on holiday you are most welcome. We are excited about the future of God’s church, seeing God at work in the life of His church and how we are increasingly able to share the Good News of The Lord Jesus Christ both locally and further afield.

Please do join us for worship. On Sundays there are different distinct styles of worship; 9:30 ‘The Gathering’ (contemporary with worship band) with childrens groups, and then there is also the 11am Choral Services (Sung Eucharist or Morning Prayer with choir and organ). Also there is worship at different times within the other benefice churches at St Mary the Virgin Anmer, St Michael and All Angels Ingoldisthorpe, St Peter and St Paul’s Shernborne. Visit the Calendar page We are excited to have launched a new church called The Well, this is a cafe church generally meeting on the 4th Sunday of the month at 4pm with lovely barista drinks available and worship in a cafe style. Visit The Well website.

Finding Us

The postcode of St Nicholas is PE31 6LN. The church is located in Manor Road, Dersingham, which is the road that leads from the centre of the village towards Sandringham. You'll see the church easily as it's in a very prominent position, on your left as you leave the village. You can get a Google map here.


There is parking in the car park of the Village Centre, which is almost opposite St Nicholas, on Manor Road. On Sundays, parking spaces in the adjacent St Nicholas Court can be used as the shops and doctor's surgery there are closed. Alternatively, there is limited parking outside the Tithe Barn next to the church.


There is reasonably level access to the church, along gravelled paths from the road. There are no steps to negotiate and the church door is amply wide enough for wheelchairs and buggies. The church has toilet facilities both inside and outside the building, including baby changing facilities. There is a hearing loop installed in the church.

What Happens at a Service

At St Nicholas we have a several different types of service, full details of which can be found on the Sundays page. However, at 9.30am we have a more relaxed form of worship in a contemporary style called 'The Gathering', followed by the more traditional Choral service at 11am. At all services there will be some singing, prayer, and a Bible-based talk.

Will I have to do Anything?

You don't need to join in anything unless you want to - nothing is compulsory!

What to Wear and Where to Sit

Wear whatever you feel comfortable in and you are welcome to sit anywhere you like.

What about Children

There are Childrens' Group Activities for aged 3 and under, aged 4-7 and also 8-11 during 'The Gathering'. During the 11am services, there are a variety of self accessed resources available in the childrens' corner, near the front door.


Enjoy great coffee, croissants and other tasty wonders which are served after 'The Gathering', from about 10.15am onwards until before the 11am Choral service begins. There is often a sneaky coffee enjoyed after the 11am service!

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