St Mary Magdalen

A welcoming parish church at the heart of the community

Our Desires

  • To have a deep hunger for the Lord, a passion to walk daily in fellowship with and love of God, to know his constant forgiveness and healing, his power, his holiness and so much more of God's character and then to respond to him with whole-hearted worship, service and obedience.
  • To serve our fellow church members in practical ways and to encourage them in their Christian walk.
  • To be a secure place for people to rest in God's love, to grow in Christian maturity and in the gifts and fruit of the Spirit.
  • To reach into the community with the Gospel of Christ and in acts of service with the hope that they will be drawn into a living relationship with the risen Jesus, for his is the only name by which our neighbours, colleagues and friends may find peace with God.
  • To be a place for renewal and revival in this parish and the locality.

Our Commitment

  • To be fully obedient disciples of Christ.
  • To hold fully to the authority of the Bible and to embrace the presence and work of the Holy Spirit. We seek to be a church motivated by both the Word of God and the prompting of God's Spirit.
  • To take seriously our citizenship of this world (Romans chapter 13), and encourage fair trade and justice as encouraged by the Old Testament prophets (e.g. Micah 6 v.8).

We Seek...

  • ...The leading and anointing of the Holy Spirit in all we undertake for him. To this end we long to become a prophetic church which is ever listening to the voice of God through Scripture, prayer and worship.

Charity Number: 1156897


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Coming Up Next...

Rumours of Angels? Angel Stone Painting

Come and join in with our 4th Sunday @ 4 Angel stone painting! 

This is the time of the year when the Angel world is particularly active.  We need to help the heavenly host get ready for God’s Big Day.

Come ahd help create enough Angel stones in preparation.

A great opportunity for adults and children to have fun together.  Suitable for all ages.

We will meet in Hethel church with stones and drawing pens ready.  There will be some stories about God’s Angels and some picture ideas for angel designs.  Bring your own ideas too!

Look forward to seeing you there!

More information about plans for God’s Big Day and how you can be part of it, coming in about a month’s time. 

Watch this space!

For further information, please contact Cathy Nicholls 01508 570557

Hethel Church is situated in Church Lane, Hethel NR14 8HE


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How To Find Us

The Church is situated close the B1113, next to the ancient duck pond at the north east end of the Common.

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