Welcome to Bowthorpe Church

Latest updates.

20th June 2021

Bowthorpe Arts Festival has been postponed.

Due to the upsurge in covid infections and the ongoing restrictions the decision has reluctantly been made to postpone the Bowthorpe Arts Festival until later in the year. No date has been set so please check back here for further details as they become available.


Our booking system has been re-instated for our regular Sunday morning worship services from 18th April to the 18th July.

If you do not currently receive printed copies of the order of service and would like to do so please contact the church office to make your request.

We also have resources for children to use either in the service or at home, see resources for families.

New photography competition,

The Art’s festival are running photography competition again this year. The theme is “Lighting up the dark”. The subject is anything that has brought light into your life during these dark times.

So start thinking about the theme,  get those cameras out and start clicking.

The deadline is 1st June 2021 and further details are on the application form which can be down loaded here ( Lighting up the dark – entry form)

More information can be found here.

To display items at the Arts Festival please use the application form here.

For more information about the covid-19 vaccine please follow these links.

NHS leaflet

Local vaccination programme

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

Most routine events have been cancelled until further notice.