Earl of Wessex visits Diocese

HRH The Earl of Wessex has visited the Diocese of Norwich in November to highlight the Church’s role in education.

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Visiting a Church

There are over 600 historic churches waiting to welcome visitors. There are over 600 historic churches waiting to welcome visitors.

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Your Church Wedding

Whether you’re just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.

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Mapping Remembrance

A series of six 'maps' for small groups and individuals exploring the season’s rich themes through reflection, art, poetry and music.

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Prayer Spaces in Schools

A brilliant tool for supporting spiritual development and facilitating a means for local churches and schools to work together.

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Legislation on Women Bishops becomes law at General Synod

Legislation on Women Bishops becomes law at General Synod

The General Synod has today enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England.

HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Norfolk to highlight Church’s role in education

HRH The Earl of Wessex visits Norfolk to highlight Church’s role in education

On invitation from the Lord Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James, HRH The Earl of Wessex has visited the Diocese of Norwich today (Thursday 13 Nov).

Savings clubs planned for primary schools

Savings clubs planned for primary schools

A network of savings clubs in primary schools which could give pupils as young as four years old practical experience of money management is being proposed by the Church of England as part of a drive to raise the level of children’s financial awareness.

#GivingTuesday: What might you do?

#GivingTuesday: What might you do?

Tuesday 2nd December is #GivingTuesday - a global day of giving. The Church's stewardship movement is challenging all of us to perform an additional act of generosity on this day - a simple action that will bless a neighbour, colleague, friend or charity. What might you do?

Your church entry in our 2015 'Exploring Norfolk Churches' Booklet

Your church entry in our 2015 'Exploring Norfolk Churches' Booklet

Each year the Diocese produces an A5 booklet to promote our churches; made available at tourist information centres and in local accommodation and attractions.

Bishop of Norwich calls for stronger response to tackle growth of food banks

Bishop of Norwich calls for stronger response to tackle growth of food banks

Speaking in the House of Lords, Bishop Graham has called for a stronger response to tackle the growth of food bank use.

Refreshed look for Diocesan website

Refreshed look for Diocesan website

This week the Diocesan website has been given a fresh lick of paint… we hope you like it!

Norfolk Churches Trust appoints new Secretary

Norfolk Churches Trust appoints new Secretary

Following Malcolm Fisher’s retirement from the role, the Norfolk Churches Trust have appointed Scilla Latham as their new Secretary.

Parish Share reports for October 2014

Parish Share reports for October 2014

The detailed Parish Share reports for the period to the 31st October 2014 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).

Acts 435: Give #anothergift this Christmas

Acts 435: Give #anothergift this Christmas

The charity 'Acts 435' is inviting you this Christmas to consider giving #anothergift alongside those for your family and friends to help people in poverty in the UK in a practical way.

Acts 435: Give #anothergift this Christmas

Healing Service

Sun 23 Nov 2014

Join us for a prayer service for those who need emotional or physical healing.

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Church Mission Society: Norwich Diocesan Fellowship

Mon 24 Nov 2014

Come and share news of mission. Hear news of mission partners throughout the world. Share and pray together

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Science/Faith Lecture: Broken Brains and Christ:

Mon 24 Nov 2014

What can we learn about faith from people with neurological diseases? How does the make-up of our brain influence our attitude to religious belief and spiritual experience? The lecture by clinical Neurologist and Anglican priest Alasdair Coles should provide some fascinating insights.

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Musical Coffee Morning

Wed 26 Nov 2014

Live music - good food

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North Lopham Crib Festival

Wed 26 Nov 2014 - Sun 30 Nov 2014

Opening up the Real Meaning of Christmas to people of all ages and backgrounds in an interactive way, using Cribs of many sizes, materials and styles, from all round the world. Come to look, and handle too!

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Advent Festival

Thu 27 Nov 2014 - Sat 29 Nov 2014

Twenty four displays showcasing the build up to Christmas, including wrapping presents, making cakes and hand made decorations.

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St Giles Interesting Talks: Edith Cavell

Thu 27 Nov 2014

Nick Miller will be speaking about Edith Cavell. Nick is a well-known authority on Edith Cavell and he has been researching intensively for her centennial anniversary next year, when all kinds of events are planned, including events at the cathedral. He is a very good speaker, and an enthusiast!

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The Original Norfolk Christmas Tree Festival

Thu 27 Nov 2014 - Thu 4 Dec 2014

This is THE Christmas Tree Festival which started the trend with 80 decorated trees!

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Christmas Tree Festival Opening Night

Fri 28 Nov 2014 - Fri 28 Nov 2014

Tom Blofeld of Bewilderwood will be opening the event and will bring along some of the characters from Bewilderwood.

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Symbolism of the labyrinth

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Signs and symbols help us to see beyond the superficial and literal, to gain greater insight.

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Christmas Bazaar

Sat 29 Nov 2014

A pre-Christmas event giving the opportunity to buy those special presents! Seasonal gifts, homemade sweets and chocolates, raffle, cake stall & produce, books and plants.

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Xmas Extravaganza

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Craft stalls, Xmas gifts, Father Christmas, childrens activities, seasonal refreshments.

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Autumn Fayre

Sat 29 Nov 2014

Stalls full of autumn products and early Christmas gifts

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