This is a team of qualified coaches who love sport and love Jesus.
When I first contacted Tim Henery he was about to lead a sporting session in school, so the conversation was brief; however, it was encouraging to know that despite weekly events cancelled through Covid restrictions, school connections continued, indeed they prospered.
He asks us to pray for one very big area – the launch in of the Sports Factory Active RE programme which teaches about Christianity in schools. They will tell stories from the Bible and explain Christian beliefs in a fun and active way. From September it will be delivered in a number of schools across the diocese. Pray that it would be well received by schools and children and that the team would share the gospel with thousands of young people.
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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.More
When her mother was in care, Gaye Hailstone knew that her spiritual needs were simply not being met.More
Creation care: eco church
St Mary’s, Kelling Heath, achieved an eco church Bronze award.More
This is a new telephone befriending service to which five churches from the Great Yarmouth area signed up last spring.More
Grief and Loss
I was on holy ground recently making space to talk about loss.More
Committing to climate change
The UK is hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow from 1 – 12 November.More
We acknowledge racial injustice exists and abhor this injustice.More
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.More
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.More
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.More