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Welcome to the Vine Community Church.

We're a vibrant and relevant church with a passion for you to find hope, and know Jesus.

We are a friendly church so whatever your age, background or previous experience of church, if any at all, we invite you to come along.  Join us at our Sunday Services or other  activities and receive a great welcome.

We would love to welcome you as friend, a visitor or part of our family.


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Coronavirus Information

  • Coronavirus Update

    Following the Prime Ministers press conference on Monday 23rd March 2020, physical distancing has been mandated with the instruction to stay at for other than for the most essential, limited reasons.  Other than food shops and essential services, all shops and premises have been ordered to close this includes the suspension of all gatherings and ceremonies other than funerals and the closure of all leisure facilities including libraries

    This means all Vine groups, services, social activities and gatherings and most community outreach activities are being suspended until further notice.  

    This means all Vine groups, services, social activities and gatherings and most community outreach activities are being suspended until further notice.  

    Information on online streamed or recorded services Sunday services is provided on the Sunday Services Tab. Virtual prayer meetings and midweek group information has been circulated. Please contact us if you have not received this.

    We will continue to let you know of our ideas of how to care for each other and stay in touch, online prayer times and other resources to help you.  We are one church, we are a family.  We are all positioned to provide support, connection, reassurance and prayer for each other. 

    If you are unwell in any way, please do let us know so we can pray for you. We may not always be able to visit in person at this time, but we will be in touch by phone to chat, pray and help you trust and draw on God.

  • These things will not run until further notice:
    • Physical Sunday Services
    • TST
    • Souled Out
    • Coffee Connect
    • Alpha
    • Physical home groups
    • Physical Monthly Prayer Nights
    • Assist Dementia groups.
    • Home (connect) groups.
    • Library Service
    These things will continue to run:
    • Assist One-to-one Support
    • Post Office Outreach
  • Join use for this week's Sunday Service from 11:00 this Sunday on Youtube via this website or on our facebook page 


    You can also join an online Service from one of our partner churches.
    You can do this by using the links below.

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    11am Sunday Service (repeated at 8pm) on our:

    Facebook page
    You Tube channel

    If you have a problem with accessing the Revive service


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    A number of Groundlevel Network churches are doing the same.

    Links to their services are here

  • Working alongside other churches in the village and key community leaders we have provided joined up service for the most vulnerable and isolated.

    We advise all citizens to seek help and offer help to family, friends and neighbours first.  beyond this we have implemented a dedicated telephone service that connects those in need with over 150 volunteers.

    The following leaflet has been posted through every letterbox (we hope) in the three villages.



    You can Offer Help  01522595596 or by registering at  

    Request Assistance  0333 772 6021  or by emailing

    Further information can be found on this dedicated Facebook Group

Featured Events

Vine Life

A collection of the latest news and articles from The Vine

  • Holy Week 2020 - joint churches reflection

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    A series of reflections from the churches in Reepham, Fiskerton and Cherry Willingham.

    Click on the links below to watch the videos.  Transcripts are available for some videos.


    Rev Penny Green

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    Margaret Roe

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    Transcript: Tuesday Holy Week reflection.pdf





    Darren Pepper

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    Maundy Thursday 

    Rev Melanie Greenall

    Video -

    Transcript - Will You Let Jesus Forgive You CW Version.pdf



    Good Friday

    A walk of witness around the villages.

    Video - will be published on Friday.





  • Trees in the wind

    Over the last month, we have seen storms Ciara, Dennis and Jorge. Their disarming names belying the carnage they have caused with flooding, scattered leaves, fallen trees and fences knocked down left, right and centre. We lost five panels to Dennis.

    stormsignDuring each storm, I have looked out the window seeing the garden trees battling the wind and rain; shaking around like rag dolls at the mercy of the immense power of the wind and the rain. At times I was worried that the wind might be too much for the trees and the ferocity of the storm would cause the trees to snap and fall down. I became fixated on watching their dance waiting for the moment of their failure and demise.

    Sometimes in life, we focus only on the things that are causing us to sway. We fixate on the storms that surround us whether they be social media comparisons, society’s pressures, illness, family issues, finance or something else. Like the trees, we tend to allow ourselves to be pushed around and controlled, often disproportionality by these worries.

    Deep down I understand that we don’t need to fear the effects of the storms on the trees. The trees don’t have its foundations in the unpredictable and changeable weather but instead have strong roots in good foundational soil and those strong foundations mean there is little risk of falling over, so my worries were unnecessary.

    It can be the same in life. We worry about the unpredictable, uncontrollable and often temporary storms of life and forget that we don’t have to put the foundations of our worth in these unreliable and unstable things. For me, I put my trust in the foundations that God supplies. This means that even when, like the trees, I am rocked by the storms of life I can know that I don’t need to fear those storms. My worth and value comes from my foundation in God. This knowledge helps me to stay standing despite the storms of life, I might sway but I will not fall.

    We find ourselves in the grip of one of the most major storms that we have ever faced as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to develop. The fact remains though that my belief in a God that is greater and mores sustaining than any storm can and does give me peace in the circumstances.

    When I meet people or as the case is now pass them at least 2m apart, that are going through storms in life, I offer to pray for them. Some accept, others decline. When I pray, I may ask God to help, but often I focus on giving thanks for the person and declaring the promise that God cares, God has a plan and a purpose, and He is a place of refuge in the storms of life. You might want to try it yourself sometime. When the storms of life get too much ask the God of the universe to be your foundation.




  • Made of dust and the breath of God.

    mud2We read in Genesis 2 about a familiar tale, the creation of Adam.

    Genesis 2:5–7  NIV

    5 Now no shrub had yet appeared on the earth and no plant had yet sprung up, for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no one to work the ground, 6 but streams came up from the earth and watered the whole surface of the ground. 7 Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.

    In the bible the imagery of breath is often used to convey spiritual essence and power, unseen except in its effects, including aspects of the person and work of the Holy Spirit. The main Hebrew and Greek words translated as “breath” in the NIV are also translated as “spirit” and “wind”.

    The breath of life—literally, of lives, not only animal but spiritual life. If the body is so admirable, how much more the soul with all its varied faculties: its emotions, intellect and will.


Upcoming Events

Wed Apr 08 @20:00
Cancelled - Connect Groups.
Thu Apr 09 @08:45
Thursday Morning Prayer
Sun Apr 12 @11:00
No Sunday Service - Cherry Willingham
Wed Apr 15 @20:00
Cancelled - Connect Groups.
Thu Apr 16 @08:45
Thursday Morning Prayer
Thu Apr 16 @19:30
CANCELLED - Third Thursday Book Club
Thu Apr 16 @19:30
CANCELLED - Third Thursday Book Club
Fri Apr 17 @08:00
CANCELLED - Coffee Connect
Fri Apr 17 @19:00
CANCELLED - Souled Out
Sat Apr 18 @14:00
CANCELLED That Saturday Thing!