St Mary the Virgin Rector Father Eoin Buchanan
(The Street, Hemsby) The Rectory, Winterton
  Tel: 01493 363227


The church is located near the centre of Hemsby village & dedicated to Mary the Mother of Our Lord. The present building dates from early 14th Century. The building consists of a Chancel, Nave & South Porch in the decorated & perpendicular style.

Although there is mention of a church at Hemsby in the "Domesday Book", the present building dates from the early 14th century.

We have a beautiful east window behind the altar designed for the Parish by Caroline Swash & installed in June 1985. The church is open for regular services throughout the year & during the summer months, July to September, it is open & stewarded from Monday to Friday 10am to 12 noon. There is a car park available behind the Barn Room, which is directly opposite the church. The Barn Room is used for providing refreshments after services as well as for fund raising events.


Hemsby is 1 of 4 churches in the Benefice the others being Winterton, West Somerton & Horsey. Whether you are attending the church for services or a visit you can be assured of a warm welcome.


First Sunday in the month at 10:45 AM for approx. 45 mins
2nd and remaining Sundays in the month at 10:45 AM for approx 60 mins.

This service is aimed at all the family, no one is too young or too old to take part and enjoy the service. Refreshments are available in the Barn Room after the service. Sung Eucharist along traditional lines with many favourite hymns. Refreshments are served in the Barn Room following the service.

First and third Sundays in the month at 6:30 PM for approx. 30 mins
A reflective service for the end of the day.

Wednesday Mid-week service of Holy Communion. Weekly at 10:00 AM for approx. 30 mins


Other Events

A special Evensong service to celebrate the harvest, followed by light refreshments. TBA for approx. 30 mins.

A service in celebration of the harvest. Refreshments in the Barn Room after the service. TBA for approx 45 mins.


Methodist Church
(Martham Road, Hemsby)


Originally built in 1879 on the corner of Taylors Loke, Martham Road and Waters Lane, near the village hall and playing field, Hemsby Methodist Church is part of the Martham Methodist Circuit, and the East Anglia Methodist District.

Car Parking is available behind the chapel.
Sunday Service: 11.00 a.m. led by a team of preachers including our Minister and trained Local Preachers.
Bible Study is shared with Fleggburgh Methodist Church contact Mr. Pentelow for more details.
Our Minister: Revd. Chris Shreeve phone: 01493-740237
Church Steward: Mr. Ray Pentelow
Midweek activities: May to September: Coffee Morning Thursdays at 10 a.m.
Baptisms, Marriages and Funerals please contact our Minister who will be pleased to help
Services Minister: Frank Shreeve Tel: 01493 740237




Evangelical Congregational Church
(Yarmouth Road, Hemsby)
Established 1862
Services: 10.30 Sunday School
Worship & Ministry
Lords Supper 1st Sunday in Month Minister:

Frank Little Tel: 01493 732019

Correspondence to:
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