Prayer Diary - Autumn 2021
Articles in this issue...
Many ways to pray
However long prayer has been part of our lives, it’s good to take the long view from time to time. Do our regular ways of praying give us life and nourish our faith? Reflection is always healthy, creating a space into which God’s Spirit can blow afresh.
Back to school
Paul Dunning is passionate about education despite leaving school at 16 to pursue a career in his then passion, agriculture.
Celebration of Licensed Lay Ministry
In our diocese we have over 200 Licensed Lay Ministers (LLMs, sometimes known as Readers) actively ministering in their benefices each week, as teachers of the faith, enablers of mission, and leaders in church and community.
When the pandemic hit, St Edmund’s Church in Taverham, like all across the diocese, had to close the door of its ancient building.
King’s Lynn Winter Night Shelter
Established in 2017 by King’s Lynn Churches Together, the Winter Night Shelter has risen brilliantly to the challenges brought by Covid.
This charity supports those new to Norwich – often refugees and asylum seekers – through English classes in city churches, but the ‘+’ in its title refers to everything else on offer to help people integrate well and form friendships.
Zoom room prayer
Internet technology has brought us the blessing of gathering in prayer online, enabling people to respond in the fellowship of others, whatever our circumstances.
Committing to climate change
The UK is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow from 1 – 12 November.
This is a new telephone befriending service to which five churches from the Great Yarmouth area signed up last spring.