Please always use this page ‘Events’ for details of what's happening at our Churches for the current and forthcoming months. This page enables you to skip directly to our complete calendar of events and services.
We have listed the key events for you here.
13 February between 6pm and 8pm - Pancakes at the Rectory, 21a South Avenue. All welcome. Bring an unusual filling.
14 February - Ash Wednesday services: Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes at The Church of The Good Shepherd at 9.30am and at the Parish Church at 6pm. Lent Course begins at the St Andrew's Centre at 2pm today. See news item.
4 March: Choral Evensong for Lent, with beautiful music sung by the choir at the Parish Church at 5pm
11 March: Special Family Eucharist for Mothering Sunday at 9.30am at the Parish Church and 11.15am at the Good Shepherd. Family friendly with distribution of flowers.
25 March: Palm Sunday Procession and Dramatic Reading of the Passion at the Parish Church at 9.30am. No Cafe Church since the Cafe Church congregation will join in with the procession.
26-28 March: Holy Week Services at 7pm. Venues to be notified.
29 March: Maundy Thursday Eucharist and Washing of Feet at 7pm, with Watch until 10pm
30 March: Good Friday Service at the Parish Church at 12 noon, with Walk of Witness to the Church of the Good Shepherd from 12.45, with hot cross buns on arrival and Liturgy of the Last Hour at the Church of The Good Shepherd at 2pm
31 March: NEW TO THORPE ST ANDREW - Messy Easter - a fun filled and lively workshop of craft activities and music (and the odd Easter egg) at the St Andrew's Centre - 9.30am to 12 noon.
1 April: Easter Services: 8.00am at the Good Shepherd; 9.30am at the Parish Church with Hallelujah Chorus and Easter Egg Hunt; 11.15am at the Good Shepherd
14 April: Murder Mystery Evening at 7.00pm at St Andrew's Centre
15 April: 11.30am - Civic Service to celebrate the Chairmanship of Norfolk County Council of John Ward - Parish Church
19 May: Come and join us at 7pm at the St Andrew's Centre for a Harry and Meghan Wine Tasting Evening
9 June: Quiz 'n'Chips night at 7pm at the St Andrew's Centre
1 July: Summer Concert with Strawberry Tea at 2.30pm
21 July - Parish Fete in Churchyard at Parish Church. Contact the Rector (01603 927291) for further details.
Organ recitals on 18, 25 July, 1, 8, 15 and 22 August at 1pm. More details to follow.
15 September: Quiz'n'Chips night at 7pm at the St Andrew's Centre
19 October - tbc
27 October - Autumn Fayre at the St Andrew's Centre between 10am and 12noon
17 November - Music Hall evening at 7pm at The St Andrew's Centre
30 November - St Andrew's Feast - more to follow
* Please refer to our Calendar (below) for details of what's happening at our Churches for the current and forthcoming months. It is updated regularly so worth keeping watch, especially, dare we say, with Christmas just around the corner!
Click on the event to view more details.
Note - the Google map used regrettably only indicates the physical location of the Parish Church. It is unable to show the location of the Good Shepherd.