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Eight ways you can get involved with Thy Kingdom Come

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)

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 - 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

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?

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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.