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Children, Youth & Families

One Big Day – ‘Just One Thing’ Conference

On Saturday 27 April the Children, Youth and Families Team are hosting their ‘One Big Day’ conference for anyone involved in ministry with children, young people and families. Through a

Exploring vocation & ministry

Sixty years of Lay Ministry

In 1960 Neil and his wife Rita became regular members of the Christ Church, Eaton and on 11 May 1963 Neil was licensed in Norwich Cathedral to preach and lead

Lay development

Diocesan Synod Elections 2021

Elections to our Diocesan Synod take place every three years. This is where each deanery in the diocese elects its clergy and lay representatives to represent them on a diocesan

Book reviews

New Connect! booklet series launched

This series invites Christians to make strong and imaginative connections between our world, our call to be disciples of Jesus and our everyday lives. Written by the Revd Canon Susanna

Lay development

New Readers licensed in Norwich Cathedral

In contrast to the usual full cathedral, COVID-19 precautions meant that only a very limited number of people could be present, so we introduce the new Readers here (below). Warden

Exploring vocation & ministry

New Readers to begin training this August

Four applicants from around the diocese had been through a thorough process of investigating their calling with a Vocations Adviser, conversations with their Vicar and Reader Sub-Warden, completing application forms

Lay development

Lay ministry course highly praised

Four reviewers visited the diocese in May to see the Reader training course and meet students and other stakeholders. They also reviewed the regional training course (the Eastern Region Ministry

Exploring vocation & ministry

Might God be calling you to Reader Ministry?

Our four new Readers-in-waiting share some of their journey so far: Gus Woodcock “Whilst, over a number of years, friends both inside and outside church had observed that I’d ‘make

Clergy & Chaplains

Do you need some Spiritual Direction?

If you would like to discover more why not contact one of those listed on the Spiritual Direction map? Spiritual Direction offers support and guidance as we seek grow in