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Good Friday gifts for Norwich

Good Friday gifts for Norwich

On Good Friday members of Norwich churches will be offering hand massages at the Forum to demonstrate God's love.

Breaking the Silence on International Women's Day

Breaking the Silence on International Women's Day

Norfolk women pledged to support the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls on International Women’s Day today (8 March) in Norwich Cathedral.

Travelling exhibition launched highlighting local mission

Travelling exhibition launched highlighting local mission

A travelling exhibition entitled ‘Mission Is…’ has been launched as part of the Diocese’ Mission Strategy Celebrate stream.

Giving up giving up - Cromer opts to give generously for Lent

Giving up giving up - Cromer opts to give generously for Lent

Cromer Parish Church has set itself the challenge to complete acts of generosity and kindness throughout Lent.

Norfolk churches 'feed the hungry' survey launched

Norfolk churches 'feed the hungry' survey launched

A research project has been launched online to try to establish the extent to which the Christian community across Norfolk is meeting the simple command of Jesus to “feed the hungry”.

Getting ready for Open Churches Week 2017

Getting ready for Open Churches Week 2017

Norfolk Open Churches week is an annual celebration where churches across Norfolk and Waveney hold a variety of events in their church, such as art exhibitions, flower festivals and car rallies.

‘Capturing the Church in Norfolk’ photography competition

‘Capturing the Church in Norfolk’ photography competition

Today the Diocese has launched a photography competition aimed to put the county’s creative photography skills to the test.

7 top church video websites

7 top church video websites

A brief guide to websites offering worship background video loops & short inspirational videos

Wymondham Abbey welcomes new vicar

Wymondham Abbey welcomes new vicar

Following the retirement of Revd Canon Christopher Davies it has announced that Revd Catherine Relf-Pennington is to be the next vicar of Wymondham Abbey.

Imagine Norfolk Together Great Yarmouth celebrates its first birthday!

Imagine Norfolk Together Great Yarmouth celebrates its first birthday!

Imagine Norfolk Together is a partnership between the Diocese and the Church Urban Fund. It aims to support churches in their engagement with the local community so that they can grow in relationship, strength and capacity to meet life's challenges.

Acle churches pray for the community with annual Prayer Walk

Acle churches pray for the community with annual Prayer Walk

Last Sunday afternoon Acle 'Churches Together’ held its annual prayer walk around the village to pray for the work done by staff within each building.

APCM forms now available

APCM forms now available

Updated forms for Annual Parochial Church Meetings can now be found on the Church of England's Parish Resources website.

The Bishop's Prize for Music 2017

The Bishop's Prize for Music 2017

In 2015 the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham James announced the creation of The Bishop's Prize for Music - a companion prize to complement the Bishop's Prize for Art.

Over 500 people flocked to a Mini Professors activity day

Over 500 people flocked to a Mini Professors activity day

Science, engineering and technology were the theme of the day at Aylsham Church which was transformed into a laboratory; rocket launching station; a dark room and a construction site

Result of the vote on the House of Bishops' Report

Result of the vote on the House of Bishops' Report

The General Synod of the Church of England has voted "not to take note" of a Report by the House of Bishops following a debate on the report earlier today on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships.

Norwich City Centre Churches launch Holy Week social media campaign

Norwich City Centre Churches launch Holy Week social media campaign

A Facebook page called “Norwich City Churches - CofE” gives details of the wide range of events and services taking place in churches within the city walls, as well other activities the churches are jointly promoting.

Different generations come together for tech, coffee and cake

Different generations come together for tech, coffee and cake

People of all ages came together for a Tech Café and Community Coffee Morning in aid of the Leprosy Mission at Aylsham Parish Church..

Caston Church receives grant to repair the roof

Caston Church receives grant to repair the roof

Holy Cross Church in Caston has received a grant of £2,000 from the Norfolk Churches Trust, which will be used to help pay for the re-thatching of the roof and other improvements.

Guidance on keeping church buildings safe

Guidance on keeping church buildings safe

There are a number of useful websites and resources providing handy tips and guides on how to keep your church building safe

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018 - an invitation to all from Bishop Graham

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018 - an invitation to all from Bishop Graham

The Bishop of Norwich invites you to join a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in 2018.