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    Priest in Charge: Canon Stephen Wright
    01953 887183


     This Weeks Pew Leaflet

    Main Sunday Service Times

    Banham 9.30am

    Old Buckenham 9.30am

    New Buckenham 11am (2nd Sundays 6.30pm April-October)

    Wilby 2nd Sundays 9.30am

    Quidenham 3rd Sundays 11am

    Eccles 4th Sundays 11am

    Every 5th Sunday of a month we have a joint benefice service at 10am with all churches taking part together in one of our six churches

    A Thank you from Bishop Graham

      Over 1,800 people gathered over two services at Norwich Cathedral on Sunday 25th November to give thanks for the ministry of Bishop Graham & his wife Julie. There is a photo gallery of the service here, and you can see his thank you to everyone here
    (Bishop Graham about to start his last service

    Here's a short video clip from Archbishop Justin Welby on the difference that knowing Jesus has made for him, and inviting us to pray for God's kingdom to come.

    Friday 7th December 
    All Saints Wilby 7.45 - Carols Service with The Horatio Singers
    Sunday 9th December
    St Marys Eccles 4.00 pm Carols Service
    Wednesday 12th December – St Mary’s Banham
    3.15pm Christingle service
    Saturday 15th December – Banham Carols at the Barrel
    starting at 5.30pm on The Green
    Sunday 16th December
    St Mary’s Banham – Carols at 4.00pm
    St Andrews Quidenham – Carols at 6.30 pm
    followed by Reading Room celebration
    St Martins New Buckenham
    Carols with the Gissing Singers at 6.30pm
    Christmas Eve 
    All Saints Old Buckenham at 7.00 pm
    St Marys Eccles at 7.00 pm
    St Martins New Buckenham at 9.30 pm
    St Mary’s Banham at 11.30
    Christmas Day
    All Saints Wilby at 9.30 am
    All Saints Old Buckenham 9.30 am
    Banham Community Centre at 10.00 am
    St Andrews Quidenham at 11.00 am
    St Martins New Buckenham at 11.00 am
    30th December
    Benefice Service
    at All Saints Old Buckenham
    Songs & Carols of Praise Eucharist
    for all the churches in the Group. 
    6th January
    Epiphany Messy Church
    St. Mary's Banham 4pm


    Youth Cafe

    Fridays 8-10pm (term time)
    St Mary's Banham
    For young people over 11

    Contact: Steph or Jonathan 01953 887396

    Integrate Youth for Christ


    Fridays 6.15- 7.15 pm (term time)
    For Children up to 9 years. Bible stories, quizzes, songs, games & craft activities.  Meets at Rowencroft, Kenninghall Road, Banham.
    Contact: Steve & Gill Eggleton 01953 887579


    We're skipping December because there is already Friday Club and the School play in church, so our next Messy Church is the visit of the Messy Wise Men!

    St Mary's, Banham

    4-6pm on the 6th January

    All Welcome!

    Future dates: Messy Lent 10th March

    If you would like to be on our Messy Mailing list please contact the vicar, Steve: 01953 887183


     Open Door


    St Mary's, Banham
    Every third Tuesday of the month


    Tea, cakes and a friendly chat.


    Banham Cafe

    Come and relax at

    The Quidenham Reading Room Coffee Morning 10.30am - 12noon


    St. Mary's Church Cafe, Banham 10am - 12noon 1st Saturday of each month 

    All Welcome



    St Mary, Banham

    St Mary's Banham and St. Martin's New Buckenham

    There is a collection point at the church for non-perishable items such as tinned and dried goods  for the Waveny Food Bank. The food is distributed to people in crisis in many areas from the Diss centre.  Please help if you can spare something.

    Thank You


    All Saints, Old Buckenham



     All Saints, Old Buckenham



    Holy Communion

    1st Tuesday of the month

    10am Old Buckenham

    Followed at 10.30 by

    Coffee & Chat

    in the Church Rooms


    Old Buckenham
    Church Rooms

    The Church Rooms are used regularly for events in the village ie. Scouts, Art Club, Children's Parties, Photographyu, Table top sales, Coffee Mornings, PCC meetings, Monthly Whist, Mardle afternoon, Karate, Wine and Social Club, Green Rights and other occasions such as Funerals, Weddings, Sunday School.

    If you would like to book the venue please ring
    Lydia Darrah 01953 861360


    St Martin, New Buckenham






    St Martin, New Buckenham


    St Mary, Eccles






    St Mary, Eccles







    All Saints, Wilby


    St Andrew, Quidenham




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