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Church of England launches national conversation about death and dying

Church of England launches national conversation about death and dying

The Church of England has launched a new national resource to help churches get people talking about death and dying.

Water Aid Appeal 2015

Water Aid Appeal 2015

Water Aid have launched the 2015 appeal. This year one of their workers in Madagascar gives his perspective on the work Water Aid does and how you can help.

Norfolk celebration of faith in action

Norfolk celebration of faith in action

The annual Celebrate Norwich & Norfolk Christian festival is set to take over the Forum atrium and Millennium Plain in Norwich city centre on Friday June 12 and Saturday June 13, marking its seventh year.

St Laurence offers a Place 2B Me

St Laurence offers a Place 2B Me

Friday’s end of school bell now has very special significance for a group of lively young people in Brundall. Not only does it signal the end of the school week, but it also heralds that it’s time for their very own get-together at Place 2B Me.

The Dean of Norwich Cathedral lifts 20 kilos of sticks to launch Christian Aid Week

The Dean of Norwich Cathedral lifts 20 kilos of sticks to launch Christian Aid Week

The Dean of Norwich Cathedral, the Very Revd Jane Hedges, and Bishop Peter Fox have lifted 20 kilos of sticks outside Norwich Cathedral to highlight the load that women living in poverty in Ethiopia have to carry – often for 8 hours to sell for a pound.

Bishop Graham blesses schools

Bishop Graham blesses schools

This week the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James, has visited two schools in the Diocese to bless and open new elements of the buildings.

Prayer for the General Election

Prayer for the General Election

The Church of England has released the following prayer in light of the General Election taking place today (Thursday 7 May 2015).

Parish Share reports for April 2015

Parish Share reports for April 2015

The detailed Parish Share reports for the period to the 30 April 2015 are now available on the Diocesan website (in addition to Parish Share Online which can be accessed daily if you have a login and password).

New Honorary Canons at Norwich Cathedral

New Honorary Canons at Norwich Cathedral

The Bishop of Norwich has appointed three new Honorary Canons of Norwich Cathedral.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

More than 500 runners, joggers, walkers, strollers, babies in buggies, dogs and supporters headed to historic Houghton Hall for the sixth annual Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic on Bank Holiday Monday, 4 May.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Flower Festival: Magna Carta Plus

Sat 23 May 2015 - Mon 25 May 2015

2015 is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. This event has as its basis an ancient topic for an ancient church!

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Vintage Fair

Sat 23 May 2015

Come and browse the stalls of vintage material.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Organ Concert

Sat 23 May 2015

Keith Hearnshaw is an international concert organist, who will be playing a variety of pieces on the Willis Pipe Organ and 3 manual digital organ.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Tentmaking workshop

Sat 23 May 2015

Have a go at the needle-turned applique art still practised in the markets of Cairo.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Art Exhibition

Sat 23 May 2015 - Mon 25 May 2015

Come and see over 100 paintings on display.Cards and bookmarks for sale.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Spring Fair

Sat 23 May 2015

Buy plants for your garden, choose a gift for a friend, browse our vast collection of secondhand books, see our WW1 exhibition, enjoy coffee and cake in the peaceful surroundings of this unusual cruciform church. For Church Restoration.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Buxton Flower Festival

Sat 23 May 2015 - Mon 25 May 2015

A flower festival which has a rich heritage going back to 1963. Each delicious floral display will celebrate what we do to entertain ourselves; carnivals, fireworks, ice shows, the theatre, barbeques, military tattoos…and so many more.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Forward in Faith: Mass and AGM

Sat 23 May 2015

Mass and picnic lunch followed by address from the Rt Revd Jonathan Baker, the Bishop of Fulham,

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Bishop's Pilgrimage Day

Sat 23 May 2015

Parishioners from across the Diocese are warmly invited to spend the day with your Bishop in your Cathedral on the Saturday of Pentecost weekend.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Nepal Earthquake Relief Appeal Coffee Morning

Sat 23 May 2015

How much money can we raise for Nepal Earthquake Appeal in two hours? The more who come and help the more we can give.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Topcroft Open Gardens

Sun 24 May 2015 - Mon 25 May 2015

Come and see the 12 beautiful gardens open in aid of St. Margaret's Church.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Dersingham Open Gardens

Sun 24 May 2015 - Mon 25 May 2015

Come and see the beautiful Open Gardens in the Village and surrounding area.

Super Sunny Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic

Central Visitations 2015: Deanery of Ingworth & Sparham

Sun 24 May 2015

Churchwardens are summoned to attend the Archdeacon’s visitation. All Clergy, Readers and Licensed Lay Workers are invited to attend in support of the Churchwardens.

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