Welcome to The Glaven Valley Benefice

What’s On – Glaven Valley Benefice

Featured Events

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Christmas Carol Services

Wednesday 15 December 5pm Glandford Church
Sunday 19 December 6.30pm Blakeney Church
Monday 20December 6.30pm Wiveton Church (with Iceni Choir)
Tuesday 21 December 4pm Letheringsett Church
Friday 24 December 5pm Cley Church (carols and readings by candlelight)

We look forward to seeing you all.

DECEMBER

Holy Communion

Wed 1 December 10am – Cley Church

Holy Communion 

A traditional, reflective Book of Common Prayer Communion service held in the beautiful chancel.

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Sat 4 December 2pm – Cley Church

Memorial Service for Jim Woodhouse RIP

Join with us to celebrate Jim’s life (at the church where Jim and Sarah were married), his service to the Benefice and the wider community over many decades. His presence amongst us, infectious joy, deep wisdom and experience will be hugely missed.  May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Advent Candles

Sun 5 December 8am – Wiveton Church

Holy Communion

A traditional, reflective Communion service using the old language of 1662.

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Sun 5 December 9.30am – Blakeney Church

Sung Communion 

A Common Worship service

Also live streamed on YouTube

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Sun 5 December 11.15am – Letheringsett Church

Holy Communion with hymns

This service uses the traditional Book of Common Prayer.

Sacred Space

Sun 5 December 4pm – Cley Church

Sacred Space

A time to reflect through words and music, readings and prayer.

Food for the mind, heart and soul.

Bible Study

Tue 7 December 10am – Blakeney Church

Bible Study

Informal, friendly discussion of the readings that will be part of next Sunday’s services for all churches in the Benefice.

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Tue 7 December 5.45pm – Wiveton Church

Glaven Contemplative Prayer Group

Silence, Peace, Presence.

Short readings and 20 mins of silent prayer.

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Thurs 9 December 3pm – CleyChurch

Music in the Afternoon

A gathering for half an hour of relaxed music

Advent Candles

Sun 12 December 11am – Blakeney Church

Benefice Sung Communion 

A Common Worship service with our Archdeacon, Ian Bentley

Also live streamed on YouTube

Bible Study

Tue 14 December 10am – Blakeney Church

Bible Study

Informal, friendly discussion of the readings that will be part of next Sunday’s services for all churches in the Benefice.

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Tue 14 December 5.45pm – Wiveton Church

Glaven Contemplative Prayer Group

Silence, Peace, Presence.

Short readings and 20 mins of silent prayer.

Holy Communion

Wed 15 December 10am – Cley Church

Holy Communion 

A traditional, reflective Book of Common Prayer Communion service held in the beautiful chancel.

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Wed 15 December 5pm – Glandford Church

Carol Service

Come and join us for carols old and new.

Christingle In Church

Thur 16 December 2pm – Blakeney Church

School Christingle Service

An orange, a ribbon, a candle and some sweets…

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Thurs 16 December 3pm – CleyChurch

Music in the Afternoon

A gathering for half an hour of relaxed music

The third Sunday in Advent sees the lighting of the rose candle.  Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Sun 19 December 9.30am – Blakeney Church

Celtic Communion 

Live streamed on YouTube

The third Sunday in Advent sees the lighting of the rose candle.  Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Sun 19 December 9.30am – Letheringsett Church

Morning Prayer

A beautiful service of readings, canticles and hymns using Common Worship liturgy.

Cafe Church

Sun 19 December 11.15am – Cley Church

Café Church

A wonderful opportunity to worship, learn and chat in an informal setting around tables at the back of the church – all whilst enjoying delicious croissants and fresh coffee and the Sunday newspapers to inspire prayer and discussion.

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Sun 19 December 6.30pm – Blakeney Church

Carol Service

Come and join us for carols old and new.

Live streamed on YouTube

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Mon 20 December 6.30pm – Wiveton Church

Carol Service

Come and join us for carols old and new with the Iceni Choir.

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Tue 21 December 4pm – Letheringsett Church

Carol Service

Come and join us for carols old and new.

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Tue 21 December 5.45pm – Wiveton Church

Glaven Contemplative Prayer Group

Silence, Peace, Presence.

Short readings and 20 mins of silent prayer.

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Thurs 23 December 3pm – CleyChurch

Music in the Afternoon

A gathering for half an hour of relaxed music

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CHRISTMAS EVE

Fri 24 December 5pm – Cley Church

Carols and Readings by Candlelight

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CHRISTMAS EVE

Fri 24 December 11pm – Blakeney Church

Midnight Mass

Come and join us for this Common Worship service as we welcome the Christ-child

Live streamed on YouTube