Welcome to Bowthorpe Church

Bowthorpe Church a local ecumenical partnership between the Church of England, The United Reformed Church, The Methodist Church and Baptists all worshipping the one God together,

Our mission: To share Christ with everyone in our community.

Our Vision: Christ in the Community and the Community in Christ

Sunday Worship

Our main service is at 10:30 Sunday mornings. With communion services every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month but may be change to accommodate special celebrations.

Wednesday Communion

Our midweek communion is a service of the spoken word with no singing involved.


As an ecumenical partnership we are able to offer wedding services that reflect the various denominations that make up Bowthorpe Church.

Praise and Worship Evenings

Once a month we meet on Sunday evenings at 18:30 for a time when singing God’s praise is at the forefront of our service. 

Baptisms and Christenings

As an ecumenical partnership Bowthorpe Church offers three types of services,
1. Infant Baptism (Christening)
2. Thanksgiving
3. Adult Baptism (Believers baptism).


A funeral is a ceremony for celebrating, respecting and remembering the life of a person who has died. Family and friends come together to express grief for the end of a person’s life…

Special Services

Bowthorpe Church has  regular cafe style church services on the first Sunday of every month.

Other special services take place less frequently such as at traditional Christian celebrations.


We meet regularly for prayer
1. Morning prayer every day at 07:15
2. Evening prayer at every day at 19:00
3. Taize prayer every Friday at 19:00
4. Quarterly prayer evenings



This facility is currently under development.

Heritage Open Day 21st September 10:30 – 16:00

 Heritage open day with the Paston Heritage Society. At the ruins and Bowthorpe Church.

Try medieval paper-making, calligraphy, weaving and spinning. There is a chance to dress up and get your aliments treated by the apothecary. Fun fro all the family so come along and meet the Pastons.


Prayer Evening 24th September at 19:30

Join us for a time prayer when you talk to God about the issues facing this world, this country or just your own personal concerns.

Church Meeting 29th September

Following our church service this morning we hold our quarterly church meeting.

Alpha Course

Alpha Course

Starting Wednesday 25th September we will be running an Alpha Course. This is a great opportunity to tackle questions of faith and the meaning of life in a series of interactive sessions.

Games Evening 5th October
18:00 – 20:00

An opportunity to come together and share through playing games.

Light Party 31st October
16:30 – 18:30

Light Parties are a Christian alternative for Halloween and a great way of reaching out our community with the good news of Jesus.