Cromer's 40acts of Kindness - a lesson in giving out not giving up
Cromer Church did Lent generously this year and reached out to the wider community with simple acts of kindness.
St George’s day Scout celebrations at St Peter's Church Sheringham
Saint George is the Patron Saint of England as well as for Scouts around the world. St George's Day is officially celebrated on the 23 April and this year around 500 Scouts will be at St Peter's Church, Sheringham to celebrate.
Diocesan Organ Scholarships
A number of years ago the Bishop's office set up a scheme of free lessons for those wishing to make a contribution on the organ in churches around the Diocese.
Nine young people complete Christian leadership course
Nine young people have just completed the Diocese ‘Growing Young Leaders’ course, exploring leadership form a Christian perspective, looking at the wisdom and encouragement from 1 and 2 Timothy in the Bible.
Twelve Towers Festival - a month of celebration in and around Aylsham
The Twelve Towers Festival is a month-long celebration of the communities in and around Aylsham. It will showcase a varied array of events - ranging from heritage, culture and the arts; to spirituality, community and family fun.
Bishop of Norwich’s Easter message in the EDP
The Rt Revd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich has released an Easter message which can be found below:
Passion on the streets of Reedham village
A gentle buzz of anticipation built as more than 500 people gathered in Reedham Primary School playground.
Cawston Parish Church wins National Lottery support
Cawston Parish Church has received initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a major project which aims to weave together church and community.
Rector brushes up his shoe shining skills for Maundy Thursday
The Revd Mark Capron, Rector for Dersingham will be shining shoes from 9am-10.30am on Maundy Thursday (13 April) at the Co-Op store in Dersingham.
Eight ways you can get involved with Thy Kingdom Come
Thy Kingdom Come is just six weeks away and now is the time to start planning for your church event.
Changes to the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS)
With effect from 6 April 2017, there have been some positive changes to how the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme (GASDS) will operate.
Strength - A resource to encourage and equip young men
STRENGTH is a resource produced by Hillsong designed for young men aged 11 to 17 years.
Closure of the HLF Grants for Places of Worship (GPOW) scheme
The Heritage Lottery Fund will announce this week that its Grants for Places of Worship scheme is to cease in 2018.
Do You Have a Calling?
This year Vocation Sunday is on 7 May and is the day for churches to encourage everyone to reflect, discover and recognise God's call to them.
Twitter community helps Moorland’s school boy
Earlier this week a family from Belton had their house destroyed by fire. Luckily no-one was hurt (including the family's dog) but all of their belongings were destroyed in the blaze.
Reflections on a Holy Land Pilgrimage
Andrea Middleton writes about her experience and that of her fellow parishioners from Eaton of the Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
Christian Aid Week
This year’s Christian Aid Week theme is all about helping refugees. From 14 - 21 May, Anglican churches across Norfolk will be preparing fundraising breakfasts, holding street and supermarket collections and so much more to make a difference.
Dr Rowan Williams at Norwich Cathedral
Dr Rowan Williams, previous Archbishop of Canterbury, will be speaking at Norwich Cathedral on Monday 8 May at 6.30pm about ‘Faith, Hope and Justice in a Broken World’.
Nar Valley schools career fair inspires school children
This month Year 6 children from DNEAT Academies in Castle Acre, Narborough & Sporle welcomed businesses and organisations to their first career fair.
The Work of Hospice Ethiopia
The Bishop's Lent Appeal for 2017 is in support of Hospice Ethiopia, the only palliative care unit in Ethiopia providing symptom control treatment.
The Blossom and Yarn spectacular knitting and flower festival returns in 2017
Following the huge success of the 2015 Blossom and Yarn event in six medieval churches in rural Norfolk, the 2017 event promises to be even more exciting.
Lampedusa Cross display at King’s Lynn Minster
A Lampedusa Cross was displayed in King’s Lynn Minster for a week in March. It is one of crosses made by a carpenter in Lampedusa from the wood of shipwrecked boats that were carrying refugees from Eritrea and Somalia.
Sprowston church opens new House of Prayer in India
Late last year Revd Canon Simon Stokes and his family traveled to India to formally open and dedicate a new House of Prayer built from funds raised by his Parish in Sprowston
"We hold in our prayers all those affected by yesterday's attack on Parliament"
Heartsease church welcomes Revd Heather Cracknell
In her new role Revd Heather Cracknell will be building on the strong sense of community already in the church and also pioneering a new project on the estate.
Memorial service to remember those lost at sea
On Saturday 18 March, St Mary's church in Happisburgh held a service to remember those from HMS Invincible lost at Haisbro Sands in 1801.
Paddington bear goes travelling!
Paddington Bear, who started life in deepest, darkest Peru, is on the road visiting bishops, clergy and others.
South Sudan now hit by famine
People are dying daily from hunger and malnutrition across East Africa. This is the worst humanitarian crisis since 1945.
Trainee Junior Officers lend a helping hand at Carbrooke Academy
On Saturday a group of trainee junior officers from RAF Honnington came to help do some DIY jobs around the Academy.
Archdeacon’s Charge and Picnic comes to Wolterton Hall
The Archdeacon’s Charge is an annual sponsored fun run or walk and family picnic organised by the Diocese and in support of the East Anglian Air Ambulance.