St Andrew and St Peter Church stands proud on a hill with the tower visible from East and West as you approach the village of Blofield. It is the largest church between Great Yarmouth and Norwich.

Over the years Blofield Church has provided solace, a warm welcome and inspiration for many thousands of parishioners and visitors.

All who enter the church, looking for a place of worship and prayer or to attend one of the many activities or events on offer, will be welcomed in the refurbished community area in the West End.

Mothering Sunday

There will be Morning Worship at Blofield Church on Sunday March 10th 11.00 am. Posies will be handed out to all the ladies and you will be welcome to join us for refreshments and Simnel cake after the service.

Lenten Lunch

Do join us on Sunday, 17th March at 12.15pm (after the morning service). There will be homemade soup and bread plus delicious puddings. Donations will support the work of ‘Hand in Hand’ in Zimbabwe. To help us with numbers for catering please sign up at the back of church or phone 01603 715213 or 714519.

Services for Holy Week

28th March Maundy Thursday Benefice Service of Holy Communion 7.00pm at Blofield
29th March Good Friday Good Friday Service 10.30am at Blofield
Hour at the Cross 2.30pm at Hemblington
31st March Easter Day Holy Communion 9.30am at Hemblington
Holy Communion 11am at Blofield

Lent Course

Our Lent course this year is entitled ‘Be Still: A simple guide to Quiet Times.’ Exploring the simple, transformative practice of a daily quiet time with God, the course is over five weeks during Lent at the venues and times below:

Blofield Church, West End at 2.30pm on the following Tuesday afternoons:
20th February, 27th February, 5th March, 12th March, 19th March.
The Rectory (10 Oak Wood, Blofield) at 7.30pm on the following Wednesday evenings:
21st February, 28th February, 6th March, 13th March, 20th March.

Each session lasts about an hour and will include a video presentation and some group discussion. Everyone is welcome to any of the sessions.

Prayers For Healing

Blofield church is open every day for people to visit or to be still and pray for the work of the church, our families, our own community and the wider world.

On Monday mornings, 9.00am – 9.45am, we will come together, to help carry the burden through prayer and faith, for those in need of healing in our church family and known to us as individuals. All are welcome to join for this quiet time of prayer.

Play Church Toddler and Baby Group

We are open on Wednesdays between 1 – 3pm during school term times. Come and join us for an afternoon of fun and friendship and a chance for babies and toddlers to learn and play in a safe, welcoming & well resourced setting. There is no set fee for the session but a donation bowl is available for your contribution. Please contact Yvonne on 07720 942955 or Barbara on 714519 for further information.

Toddler Play Church and Baby Group runs from Wednesday 28th February until Wednesday 27th March.

Open Doors

Everyone is welcome to join us at Blofield Church for a little bit of chat/conversation, friendship, laughter and crafting.

March’s events are on Thursday 7th March at 12 noon (light lunch available) and on Thursday 21st March at 12 noon (light lunch available).

Let’s meet every month on the 1st Thursday and 3rd Thursday at 12 noon. For Further information contact Jenny on 01603 712968

Raise Donations Whenever You Shop Online

Help get 2022 off to a great start for Blofield Church by signing up to support us for FREE on #easyfundraising. You can raise donations whenever you shop online with over 6,000 retailers including John Lewis & Partners, eBay, Argos, ASOS, M&S, household bills, car and house insurance and many more. Plus, we’ll get a bonus £5 donation when you do!

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After signing up, whenever you are going to shop online, you will need to login to the Easyfundraising website (Login | Easyfundraising) in order to select the retailer that you want and to activate the free donation for any online purchases you make. (You can bookmark the link to the website.)

However, if you buy things from Amazon then you’ll need to login to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.co.uk: You shop. Amazon gives) and enter “Blofield Church” in the Search box. It should come up in the display list for you to select as the charity that you want to support.

Wednesday Morning Service

The Wednesday morning services at Blofield Church at 9.30am follow a pattern of Holy Communion and Morning Worship:
6th March – Morning Worship
13th March – Holy Communion
20th March – Morning Worship
27th March – No Service
The service is followed by coffee and chat in the West End – All welcome.

Coffee and Chat

There is freshly brewed coffee, a warm welcome, homemade cakes, cheese scones, etc., every Wednesday from 10.15 am – 11.45 am. There is also a children’s corner to entertain your little ones while you relax and meet new people from the village.