St. Peter's Church, Mattishall Burgh

Welcome to St. Peter's Church, Mattishall Burgh.

St. Peter's church, Mattishall Burgh, is situated off the bottom end of Burgh Lane in Mattishall. The church building has not been used regularly for worship for some time.

The churchyard at St. Peter's is always open and there is a free car park. To visit the church building itself, a key is available from the Church Office during openig hours.


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Coming Up Next...

A Fresh Start: Women's Day

A Women's Day for the East of England


Speakers: Becky Harcourt and Julia Chamberlin


Join us for an opportunity to pray and worship, to be challenged, encouraged and inspired to experience God's power.


You are warmly invited to join in a day specifically for women from the East of England on Saturday 22nd October in All Saints' Church, Mattishall, Dereham, Norfolk.




The Day:

From 9.00 a.m. Arrive and register
 9.30 a.m. Welcome and worship
10.15 a.m. Session 1
11.00 a.m. Coffee break
11.45 a.m. Session 2
 1.00 p.m. Lunch
 2.00 p.m. Welcome back, worship, testimony
2.45-4.00 p.m. Final session with ministry and closing


All Saints' Church is situated in the centre of Mattishall on Church Plain (NR20 3QF) off the A47. The precise location of the entrance to the church can be seen at More details on the best places to park will be given here nearer the time. If you need to park close to the church, please email


£15.00 (includes drinks)

(Students/senior citizens/concessions £10)

Please bring your own lunch.

To book:

Book online HERE.

Alternative, download the booking form from HERE.

If paying by cheque, please make cheques payable to "Mattishall PCC" and return to Church Office, Dereham Road, Mattishall, NR20 3QA.



Ring the church office on 01362 858873 or Sue Cossey on 01362 857904.

Times and details may be subject to change

Contact Sue for more details - 01362 857904

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Benefice Ladies' Prayer Breakfast (4 weeks to go)


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Curate's Communications

Psalm 118:1 Give thanks to the lord, for he is good his love endures forever.’

Dear Friends,

I trust and pray that you have all had a pleasant summer and been able to enjoy some downtime or at least a change of routine. As we begin a new term there is a lot to look forward to and give thanks for. 

Little Angels Every Wednesday 9am -11.30

Who let the Dad’s out? 1st Saturday of the month 9am -10.30

Both at All Saints Mattishall

If you have any neighbours or family members who would enjoy either of these events, please do invite them along.

Drop in

All Saints Mattishall

every Thursday morning

10am-12 noon

A social gathering for people of All ages


St Michael’s Hockering will be holding their monthly Coffee Mornings 10-12 noon

Bring a friend, enjoy a coffee and a natter, lots of books, jigsaws and bric a brac for sale and games to play.    

 September 17th

 October 15th

I also draw your attention to and encourage you to attend what will be an excellent and fun day looking at the New Testament   :

‘Walking in New Testament Sandals’

Saturday 24th September 2022

9.30am- 3pm

Rev Dr Sue Woan, who used to lead the Norwich Diocesan Ministry Course, is inviting people to step into New Testaments sandals for day retreat at

 All Saints Church Mattishall.

Through interactive presentations, you will discover how geography, politics, festivals and the individual perspectives of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John have resulted in four gospels. The days will be a fun day of exploration and new insights and includes a unique visit to ‘Churches Together in Rome’ and a personal encounter with St. Paul. No previous knowledge of the New Testament is required, but please bring a Bible if you can (we will have some available to borrow as well). Sandals are optional.
This day is free, though any donations would be welcome. Please bring your own lunch, while drinks will be provided for you throughout the day. A bookstall of useful resources for study will be available.
Tickets for this session can be obtained from or by contacting Alan Cossey at or on 01362 857904 for more details.  


As well as lots of events to enjoy there is always the opportunity to serve as well. If you can spare some time to help bake a cake or run a stall at a coffee morning, help with family events or children’s groups on a Sunday. Read the Bible or lead intercessions in church services (help and training is available.) Help to keep our church buildings clean and churchyards tidy or have any other skills you would like to use in the service of God and for the benefit of the community please do have a word with a member of the staff team or a church warden. They would be delighted to hear from you!                                                                                                                    

There will be various Harvest services happening around the Benefice in September and October keep a look out for dates on the website and in churches and invite your friends and neighbours to celebrate God’s goodness to us.  

With every blessing





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How To Find Us

At the crossroads at the eastern end of Mattishall (where All Saints' Church and The Swan public house lie), head north into Burgh Lane (the side the Swan is on). At the bottom of the hill opposite Occupation Road lies Church Lane with a sign pointing to "CHURCH". Follow this single track road for about 100 metres until you see the entrance to the church car park.

St. Peter's not generally open to the public apart from for services, but access may be arranged via the Church Office using the contact details on the main page of this website.

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