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 look forward to welcoming you to our services.
Services Details about services at St Michael's can be found on the Services and Events Page. For information about services at other churches in the Benefice, please go to the More Information page where there are links to their web pages. Alternatively a list of the current month's services can be found on the back page of NIB our parish magazine.
HM Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022)
Prayers will be said at our Benefice Service on Sunday 18th September for the Royal Family following the sad death of Her Majesty the Queen. A Book of Condolence is available to sign in the church.
Church Open We are pleased that the Church is open daily from 9am to 6pm (BST) British Summer 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.
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.
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."