We’ve built a new church and community centre!
It doesn’t often happen that a new public building arrives in a village, so we want everyone to join in and share our excitement! This isn’t just about a church it’s about the community in which we all live. Yes, it’s really happened - and we want everyonel to be involved.
A worshipping community was formed in 1970 as "Wroxham Free Church". In 1973, when the national Presbyterian and Congregational Churches combined to become The United Reformed Church, we also changed our name. We started in Hoveton Village Hall, but for the last 30 years our services have been held mostly in
Wroxham Parish Church
though sometimes in
St. Helen's RC church in Hoveton,
while our Sunday School has been meeting in the Church Hall.
Other activities have taken place in hired halls or members' homes.
The old van hire workshop, opposite The Avenue, presented us with an exciting opportunity for conversion into a building suited to our informal style of worship, together with facilities for a variety of community uses.
Now, at last, our new building is complete and in use. Come along and find out what is on offer. This is a place of worship, but it is also a centre for the local community. It is known as The Wroxham Hub.
There are three rooms, which the community can hire, with a ‘tea room’ where food and drink can be heated. We envisage, particularly with the government cuts in services, that we can provide a comfortable meeting place for adults, welcome young people, and we have started a local group of the University of the Third Age (U3A), which covers a whole range of activities.