Irstead: St Michael's

St Michael's is a Broadland church of character and great charm situated in the hamlet of Irstead,150m from public moorings on the River Ant just below Barton Broad on the Norfolk Broads.  We are a small congregation and in normal circumstances would look forward to welcoming you to our regular services.  Next service

Services     Our Next Service at St Michael's will be Holy Communion at 11am on Sunday 6th January 2022. 
Christingle and Candlemas will take place at Barton Turf Church on Sunday 30th January at 4pm.

Recorded reflections for Advent can be found here .

For details of services at other churches in the Benefice, please click on the Further Information button at the side of the page.

Church Open  We are pleased that the Church is open daily from 9am to 4pm (GMT) British Winter Time.   A hand sanitizing facility is provided at the church with a request to continue to observe COVID-19 safety precautions which are on display in the church or can be found on our News Page

St Michael's
Our Prayer Walk  and Church Guide are available online which you may wish to access when visiting the church.

Giving Online
During this time of the pandemic when church services are limited we are missing much needed revenue from our regular collections.  Any donation that you are able to give will most gratefully received.  It is now possible to make a donation  online directly to St MIchael's Church through the Norwich Diocesan website.   More details can be found on our News Page.

Further Information
For any further information please contact Claire Penstone-Smith on 01692 630580 or look at NIB our Parish Magazine for local contacts for help and support. The current issue is available by clicking on the link at the side.  Thank you.

Safeguarding Statement "The parish of Irstead: St Michael 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

Claire Penstone-Smith

Wren Corner Shoals Road Irstead NR12 8XR

Benefice Holy Communion

23 Jan 2022, 9:30 a.m. for 1hr
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We look forward to welcoming you to our Benefice Service today. We hope to be serving coffee after the service.

Epiphany Eucharist/Holy Communion Hymns Common Worship

Our Rector, David Smith, is pleased to confirm that our churches will now be open daily, at their traditional opening times, for visits, individual private prayer, and of course for the advertised services.

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