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.


18th January 09:00 to 16:00 at church.

Ecumenical Chain of Prayer (at Norwich Cathedral)

24th January 2019
10:00 – 16:00

A Chain of Prayer for Christian Unity is taking place at Norwich Cathedral’s St Luke’s Chapel on Thursday 24 January.

The event is part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and will run from 10am until 4pm.
All are welcome to take part.

Upcoming meetings


Meeting details

 Mission and social teamTuesday 14th January. 10:00 @ Church House
 Church CouncilTuesday 21st January. 19:30 @ Church
 Finance teamThursday 30th January. 19:30 @ Church