Central Visitations 2016

Everyone is invited to this year's Central Visitations at which Churchwardens are sworn in and the Diocesan Mission Strategy is being launched.

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EU Referendum resources

Find helpful links and reources ahead of the EU referendum on Thursday 23 June.

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Open Churches Week 2016

Open Churches Week runs from Saturday 6 August to Sunday 14 August. Find out more here.

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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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Exploring our churches

Norfolk is full of the most beautiful churches, worshipped in for centuries. Each one has a story to tell.

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Who we are

We are the Church of England in Norfolk & Waveney - a Christian presence in every community.

Supporting churches

We provide resources, training and practical advice for all who serve in our churches.

Supporting people

We equip people through training and development to serve their church and community.

Competition to find the church with brightest local community ideas opens

Competition to find the church with brightest local community ideas opens

Specialist insurer Ecclesiastical has this week a launched national competition to find the church with the brightest idea to help its local community.

New Christianity resources for schools 

New Christianity resources for schools 

Teaching of Christianity in schools is set to be transformed by a new resource from the Church of England, launched today. 

Thy Kingdom Come prayer event at St Nicholas, Dersingham

Thy Kingdom Come prayer event at St Nicholas, Dersingham

The Revd Mark Capron, Rector of the Dersingham Benefice, details how St Nicholas, Dersingham responded to the Archbishops' call to prayer during the Thy Kingdom Come week of prayer.

Sheringham pupils explore Soul Space

Sheringham pupils explore Soul Space

Following on from last year’s success Woodfields SEN School in Sheringham held another Soul Space event for its pupils. 

Publicise your Open Churches Week events

Publicise your Open Churches Week events

This year Open Churches Week will run from Saturday 6 August to Sunday 14 August inclusive.

New Lay Canons of Norwich Cathedral installed

New Lay Canons of Norwich Cathedral installed

The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James installed Richard M Butler MBE DL, Diocesan Secretary, Sir Nicholas Bacon Bt OBE MA DL and Lucy Heywood as Lay Canons of Norwich Cathedral on Sunday 15 May

Working together with Church Urban Fund on social action

Working together with Church Urban Fund on social action

A new report has found that more churches than ever before are working with Church Urban Fund (CUF) to develop or launch social action projects from cookery courses for people at risk of food poverty to running networks of winter night shelters.

One of the longest serving Reader's Duncan Pigg retires

One of the longest serving Reader's Duncan Pigg retires

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Reader Ministry.  It is also a special year for Duncan Pigg BEM, who is currently the longest serving Reader in the Diocese. Duncan celebrated his 90th birthday in April and has been a Reader in Hethersett for 60 years.

Travel arrangements for Jan McFarlane's Consecration

Travel arrangements for Jan McFarlane's Consecration

The Archdeacon of Norwich, Jan McFarlane, will be consecrated as Bishop of Repton in Canterbury Cathedral on Wednesday 29 June at 11am.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

The Church of our Lady St Mary in South Creake successfully started Christian Aid Week by inviting their community to share a ‘Big Brekkie’.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

'Rejoice' Flower Festival

Fri 27 May 2016 - Mon 30 May 2016

A spectacular display to celebrate the opening of the new development and exhibition, ‘The Abbey Experience’, in the incomparable setting of Wymondham Abbey.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Wrought with Many Colours - Exhibition of Vestments

Sat 28 May 2016 - Tue 31 May 2016

Enjoy silks and brocades in rich jewel colours, intricate embroidery, bead work and appliqué.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Saint Walstan 1,000 years

Sat 28 May 2016 - Mon 30 May 2016

A unique three day event to commemorate the 1,000 year anniversary of Saint Walstan's death and burial at Bawburgh church. Saint Walstan is the patron saint of Agriculture and Farmworkers.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Flower Festival - Wonderful World

Sat 28 May 2016 - Mon 30 May 2016

Come and enjoy flower arrangements in celebration of our wonderful world.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Vestments & Flower Festival

Sat 28 May 2016 - Mon 30 May 2016

If you've ever wondered about the robes the clergy wear or why certain colours are used for festivals and holy days in the church year, then wonder no more!

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios 2016

Sat 28 May 2016 - Sun 12 Jun 2016

Norfolk and Norwich Open Studios is once again celebrating the county's artists and their creativity by offering them the opportunity to exhibit, sell and talk about their work.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Topcroft Open Gardens

Sun 29 May 2016 - Mon 30 May 2016

Come and take a stroll through some wonderful open gardens.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Dersingham Open Gardens & Art Trail

Sun 29 May 2016 - Mon 30 May 2016

16 Gardens (including 4 never opened before to the public!) in and around the center of Dersingham in addition to a number of local artists who are opening their studios.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

St Walstan Fun Day

Mon 30 May 2016

A Fun Day for the 1,000th anniversary of the death of St Walstan, one of East Anglia's most important Saxon saints.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Brexit debate

Wed 1 Jun 2016

The Brexit vote on 23 June will be one of the most important decisions the British people will have to make for generations to come.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Christian Aid Stall at Mundesley, Car Boot Sale

Wed 1 Jun 2016

Come along to buy your fares at our Christian Aid stall at Gold Park's Car Boot Sale, Mundesley.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Family fun day at Norwich Cathedral 2nd June

Thu 2 Jun 2016

A fun day of crafts, story walks and medieval music for all to enjoy to celebrate the Queen's birthday.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Strawberry Cream Tea and Celebration of Queen's Birthday

Sat 4 Jun 2016

Celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday and enjoy a traditional strawberry cream tea.

Big Brekkie Success at South Creake

Lay People Leading Worship

Sat 4 Jun 2016

A day for any lay person involved in planning and leading worship.

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