Wells-next-the-Sea: St Nicholas

Welcome to our A Church Near You pages. We're currently constructing a dedicated website for the church so for now there will be information on both platforms with links back and forth.  

You are welcome to join us for worship. We usually have worship in the Benefice on Sundays at 9.30am & 11.00am and on Wednesdays we worship alongside our Methodist brothers and sisters. Please check below for the venue and service type. 

Wells Restoration

On July 3rd the 13 month delayed restoration project at St Nicholas Wells commenced. Some areas of the churchyard are cordoned off but there is access to the Chancel daily for quiet prayer and Sunday worship continues as normal in the Chancel.


Sunday 3rd December

9.30am Holy Communion Holkham St Withburga

11.00am Holy Communion Wells St Nicholas

3.00pm Advent Carols by Candlelight Warham St Mary Magdalene

6.30pm Advent Carols and readings with Churches Together Singers Wells St Nicholas

Wednesday 6th December

10.30am Prayer and Praise Methodist Church Theatre Road

Sunday 10th December

9.30am Morning Praise Wighton All Saints

11.00am Worship for All Wells St Nicholas

6.30pm BCP Evening Prayer Wells St Nicholas

Wednesday 13th December

10.30am Prayer and Praise Methodist Church Theatre Road


Our church buildings are open for private prayer at the following times:

St Nicholas, Wells-next-the-Sea 10.00-4.00pm daily

Warham All Saints & St Mary Magdalene 10.00-4.00pm daily 

Holkham St Withburga 10.00am - 4.00m daily

Wighton All Saints 10.00am - 4.00pm daily 

Revd Brenda will upload services on Sundays. These, along with live-streams and recordings of previous services can be watched by clicking here: Youtube Channel, St Nicholas Wells. As well as being in church Evening Prayer is also on Zoom on Sunday evenings at 6.30pm. If you would like to join her, please e-mail her for details. 

Pew sheets for our Sunday services can be downloaded from the links on the homepage of our main website - please click on this link to be taken there. We are still praying and worshipping and our care for each other continues.

Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength . . . Love your neighbour as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.

The parish of Wells-next-the-Sea: St Nicholas is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Norwich’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Get in touch

The Revd Brenda Stewart

The Rectory
19 Home Piece Road
Norfolk NR23 1PX

01328 710628
What's on

'Little Fishes'

Every First, Third Thursday at for 1 hour, 15 mins
Quaker Meeting Room
Quaker Meeting Room, 43 Church Street, Wells-next-the-Sea, NR23 1HZ

Lively children's activity session - an hour and a half