Archdeacon's Charge & Picnic

On bank holiday Monday 4 May parishes, youth groups and schools will be coming together at Houghton Hall for a fun run/walk and a big picnic!

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Exploring our churches

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Your Church Wedding

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Prayer Spaces in Schools

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The latest edition of eNews is out now!

The latest edition of eNews is out now!

Every week you can receive the latest news from the Diocese direct to your inbox. This week's edition features the latest details for the Archdeacon's Charge.

New details released about the Archdeacon’s Charge & Picnic

New details released about the Archdeacon’s Charge & Picnic

We are pleased to announce that Aylsham Band will be playing at the Archdeacon’s Charge at Houghton Hall this year, and there will be a BBQ and cake stalls for all to enjoy.

Parish of Thetford to twin with Holmsund Parish, Lulea, Sweden

Parish of Thetford to twin with Holmsund Parish, Lulea, Sweden

Continuing the links the Diocese of Norwich has with the Diocese of Lulea in Sweden, the Parish of Thetford is undertaking the process to twin with the Parish of Holmsund.

Reepham PCC receives Heritage Lottery Funding

Reepham PCC receives Heritage Lottery Funding

Reepham PCC have received Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) support for the 'Three Churches in one Churchyard' project it has been announced.

General Election – voting in faith?

General Election – voting in faith?

“When people say that the Bible and politics don’t mix, I ask them which Bible they are reading”, said Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Simon Wilson takes a look at how to make an informed choice with our vote in the imminent general election.

600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt commemorated in Erpingham

600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt commemorated in Erpingham

2015 marks the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, and throughout the year, people in the village of Erpingham will be marking this significant event.

New Yew Campaign

New Yew Campaign

The Conservation Foundation in association with the Church of England is launching an ancient and veteran yew tree campaign in early May, which will be supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Parishioners invited to the Bishop's Pilgrimage Day

Parishioners invited to the Bishop's Pilgrimage Day

Parishioners from across the Diocese are warmly invited to spend the day with your Bishop in your Cathedral on the Saturday of Pentecost weekend (23 May 2015).

Marriage Law Guidance: An important letter from the Archdeacons' to all licensed clergy

Marriage Law Guidance: An important letter from the Archdeacons' to all licensed clergy

A letter has been sent to all Licensed Clergy concerning the enhancements and changes to marriage laws. You can read the letter below.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

On Maundy Thursday and Easter Day 2015, the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James gave sermons at Norwich Cathedral.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Which Bible Translation is Best?

Sat 18 Apr 2015

Which of the many English translations of the Bible can be considered the ‘best’, particularly for contemporary use?

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Flower Arranging Demonstration: David Wright

Sat 18 Apr 2015

Come and see St Bartholomew, Sloley's wonderful demonstration of flower arranging by David Wright.

Manor House Dig

Sat 18 Apr 2015

As part of our Sir Thomas Erpingham/Agincourt 600 season help find the remains of Sir Thomas Erpingham's Medieval Manor House with children of Erpingham Primary School.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Heritage Weekend

Sat 18 Apr 2015 - Mon 20 Apr 2015

This event has been organised as a result of our success in obtaining funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for urgent repairs to our much loved Church.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Norfolk Winds Concert

Sun 19 Apr 2015

A Spring evening of excellent Music in a church with wonderful acoustics. Tickets include Wine and Canapes after the concert when you can chat with the musicians.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

A Church Near You website training

Mon 20 Apr 2015

Promote your Church on the Country Wide website A Church Near You.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Science Faith Lecture on Global Warming

Mon 20 Apr 2015

Can we, should we, play God with the world’s climate? Prof Mike Hulme will outline some of the proposed technologies to control climate change, before discussing some of the political, ethical and theological implications that are likely to polarise public opinion.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Who is my neighbour? Exploring the House of Bishops' Letter

Mon 20 Apr 2015

How do Christians seek the common good? This exploration and consultation is for clergy, Readers and church members.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Musical Coffee Morning

Wed 22 Apr 2015

Come and join us for some live jazz music

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Jane Austen on Salvation

Thu 23 Apr 2015

Join us as we explore the theology of community in Jane Austen's novels.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Come and Be Blessed

Thu 23 Apr 2015

An evening for Mission Pioneers.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Faith and Politics

Thu 23 Apr 2015

Transforming Norwich are hosting an evening discussing why Christians should be involved in politics and how to be involved in the political system.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Making Connections - A Christian Media Workshop

Thu 23 Apr 2015

Churches and Christian organizations across North Norfolk are being offered the chance to attend a media workshop to help them communicate and promote themselves more effectively to a wider audience.

Bishop Graham's Maundy Thursday and Easter Day Sermons

Film and Pudding Evening

Fri 24 Apr 2015

A showing of the Classic Film Henry V with Laurence Olivier with the Battle of the Puddings - French versus English - in the interval

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