Welcome to the website for All Saints Church, Hemblington. We do not know who built our church or when. What we worship in each week is a beautiful and simple building. The clear glass windows allow the light to flood the building. We gaze out at the rolling fields that surround the churchyard. This delightful building is very much part of the environment as the environment is part of the church.
This is a church that takes the visitor far away from the rush of a busy world. The round tower reminds us of the long history of Christian worship on this site. Within it one of the country's largest wall paintings of St Christopher greets the visitor. The uncluttered interior, medieval bench ends and magnificent font all tell stories of faith and worship throughout the centuries.
On Tuesday 18th June there will be the next coffee and cakes morning up at the church 10 am to 12 noon with optional knitting or sewing or any other craft you would like to do. This time there will be patterns available to knit a bonnet for a premature baby. All skill levels will be very welcome!
On Saturday 15th June there will be a quiet day at the church organised by Rev Paul Oliver starting at 11 am. All will be welcome, tea and coffee will be provided but please bring a packed lunch. The theme will be ‘Walking with God’ & Paul will do 3 reflections. The first led reflection will be about 11.30am to approx. 12noon. There will then be a period of quiet individual reflection. We can then all eat our packed lunches which we are bringing ourselves. There will then be a 2nd led reflection from 2pm to 2.30pm & the 3rd around 3pm.
The village harvest supper for Blofield, Blofield Heath, Hemblington and anyone else who would like to join us will be held on Saturday 5th October at Heathlands on Woodbastwick Road, Blofield Heath – everyone will be very welcome. More details later.
This event will be combined with an Auction of Promises again which was so successful two years ago. So if you would get your thinking caps on to think of promises you might offer in the meantime, we would love to hear from you. Please get in contact with either Lynda on 713597 or Catherine on 270360.
There will be an Open Garden on Sunday June 9th 2pm at Gable End Cottage, Woodbastwick Road. Refreshments, books, raffle, etc. Entrance £2, children free. Dogs welcome on leads. All proceeds for Hemblington Church.
With the nights getting longer we will be taking a service of Night prayer (Compline) around the deanery churches. These services are approximately two weeks apart and will start at 8.00pm with a brief introduction to each church followed by Night Prayer. The evening will probably be concluded with an optional visit to a local hostelry.
|Thurs 23rd May
||All Saints’, Freethorpe
|Mon 3rd June
||St Edmund, Acle
|Tues 18th June
||All Saints’, Panxworth (ruin)
|Wed 3rd July
||St Helen, Ranworth
|Thurs 18th July
||St Peter, Lingwood
|Mon 29th July
||All Saints’, Beighton
|Tues 13th August
||St Nicholas Buckenham (redundant)
|| NR13 4HN
|Wed 28th August
|| St Andrew, North Burlingham
|Thurs 12th September
||All Saints’, Postwick
|Mon 23rd September
||Holy Trinity, Rackheath
|Tues 8th October
|| St Andrew & St Peter Blofield
|Wed 23rd October
||St Mary, South Walsham
Friends of Hemblington Church now has a Facebook page where it is planned to display lots of pictures and details of events taking place at the church.