Old Meeting House Congregational Church (1643)

The Best Hidden Church in Norwich

The Pastor - Dr. John Clements

Born in 1948, son of an Anglican clergyman and became a Christian in early teens.

After serving an apprenticeship at the Diss Publishing Company went to Neville's Cross College, Durham where he qualified to be an RE specialist. A decade of teaching was followed by further training in counseling and life coaching after which John set up a private practice. He is a retired Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel And Development.

He is a published author of:

  • "Make Your Walls Tumble" which was published by Lexington Press in 2000
  • "Fruitful Prospects, Ripe For The Picking" published in 2006 by Lifewise Press
  • "How To Get What Money Can't Buy: Personal Peace And Happiness In A World Of Unrest" Lifewise Press 2008 and Kindle 2012.
  • "A Brief History of The Old Meeting House Congregational Church - Our Story So Far" published 2018
  • "Strangers and Pilgrims on the Earth: Remembering the Mayflower Pilgrims, 1620–2020" published 2021

Click here to read more about John's books and buy copies.

Pastor John Clements sings from Mission Praise

With Richard Cockaday on the piano John sings, Down from His glory: I the Lord of sea and sky, at the Old Meeting House Congregational Church, Norwich, England.

For more details about John please visit his website:

He is married to Sarah with two young adult children and a dog called Daisy.

Click here to listen to John's talks on YouTube.

Dr John Clements