September Services

13th September - 8am at Alburgh Church, 9:30am at Earsham Church and Online

20th September - 9:30am at Denton Church, 9:30am at Broome Church, 11am at Ditchingham Church and Online

27th September - 9:30am at Alburgh Church, 9:30am at Earsham Church and Online

October Services

Sunday 4th October - 9:30am at Denton Church, 11am at Ditchingham Church, 6pm at Hedenham Church and Online

Sunday 11th October - 8am at Alburgh Church, 9:30am at Earsham Church, 9:30am at Broome Church and Online

Sunday 18th October - 9:30am at Denton Church, 11am at Ditchingham Church and Online.

Sunday 25th October - 9:30am at Alburgh Church, 9:30am at Earsham Church and Online.

Church may be slightly different to usual. During the service we must all practise 2m social distancing, no singing is allowed, have to follow a one way systems and hand sanitiser must be used on the way in and out. However it will be lovely to be able to worship physically together. Facemasks are now 'mandatory' and must be worn. We can't wait to see you!

About Us

The Earsham Group of parishes is situated in the beautiful Waveney valley in South Norfolk lying close to the small market town of Bungay, circling it to the North, East and West. We are part of the Church of England and the Diocese of Norwich.

We are a group of six parishes serving six separate village communities and as a rural benefice, as would be expected, a very wide social mix. Each parish has a Medieval Anglican Church and Denton also an Ecumenical Chapel. We enjoy working together as a Benefice while keeping the distinctive natures of our different communities.

To find out more about our Values and our churches please visit the About Us section of the website.


Within the Benefice we take Safeguarding very seriously. All Churchwardens as well as all those who lead our services, our Ministry Team, and all those who work regularly with Children and Vulnerable Adults are DBS Checked.

For any questions and concerns please speak to our Named Safeguarding Officer Sally Thomson on 01986 894494.

For further information and to contact the diocese safeguarding team the details can be found here.


This Sunday (20th) we have three services, a 9:30am service at Denton Church and a 9:30am service at Broome Church and a 11am service at Ditchingham Church. As usual we will be taking all the usual COVID measures and please wear a facemask.

We also have our 26th Online Lockdown Service. For the month of September we are looking at the story of Daniel in the Old Testament in our Online services. The book of Daniel is really the story of how Daniel and his friends survived in the hostile world of Babylon. And, most importantly, how Daniel's faith survived in that hostile world. And that's why it's such an important book for us to study today. This week we are looking at Daniel Chapter 5 - the writing on the wall.

The online service can be found here: ONLINE SERVICE FOR SUNDAY 20th SEPTEMBER

The Service book can be found here: SERVICE BOOKLET FOR SUNDAY 20th SEPTEMBER

During the lockdown we won't be able to take collections (even though our costs will continue) so please put your usual giving into an envelope and place it into the bag next time we are in church.

Enjoy and Stay Safe, Rev'd Chris.


News for the Pews

Click above for our weekly newsletter from the Earsham Benefice and our latest service times


You are always welcome to come and visit our churches. Click on the church pictures below or the village names at the bottom of the page to find information on our churches, when they are open and directions on how to find them.

Denton Chapel
All Saints church, Earsham St. Peter's church, Hedenham