PCC News - Issue 9
Articles in this issue...
Quick tips to prepare for Open Churches Week
From Saturday 5 to Sunday 13 August, churches across the Diocese have arranged special events and activities for Open Churches Week.
Involving the community at St Mary’s, Snettisham
I am chair of The Friends of St Mary’s and also Churchwarden and this year we have a very exciting programme of events to raise funds for the church.
Our incredible journey in a nutshell!
When confronted with the results of our Quinquennial inspection in 2013 we were almost in despair Stow Bedon is a small rural village with some 240 parishioners and no amenities whatsoever.
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. Made possible by National Lottery players, the project aims to bring about major repairs and improvements to this significant medieval church building.
“Oh yes they did!” at Quidenham Church
We put on a pantomime in Quidenham Church - Ali Baba and the Raiders of the Lost Crypt!
Engaging community at Advent and Christmas
Advent and Christmas can be a prime time for engaging with the local community. A tangible excitement grows and amidst the busyness of preparing and shopping there is often the gathering together of families and openness to engage in festive activities.
What makes a good Dementia café?
When Robert asked me to write this article I thought that it would be a very easy job because I am so passionate about the café at Wymondham. But the more I thought about it the harder it has become.
Celebrating two major fundraising projects completed
Christ Church, Eaton is celebrating having just completed two major fundraising projects. But these achievements were only possible thanks to generous legacies.
Getting off the giving hamster wheel
Earlier this year we sent all PCCs in the Dioecse of Norwich a copy of the new Giving for Life: Continuing the Journey checklist.
The Committee for Growth!
St Peter’s Church in Sheringham embraced ‘Committed to Growth’ from its inception.
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