Training & learning opportunities

The Diocese offers and promotes a wide range of training and learning opportunities.


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Keswick Hall Conversations: Religious Persecution in 2020 – POSTPONED

Mon 30 Mar at 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm

The Forum, Norwich

Unfortunately this event will not be going ahead at this time due to current health concerns.

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How to run a Christian sports holiday club – CANCELLED

Mon 30 Mar at 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Sportspark, UEA, Norwich

A 2-hour practical training evening - open to everyone and particularly those from local churches - to explore and demonstrate how to run a sports-based holiday club in your local church, village hall or sports centre.

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C2 Leadership Module Safeguarding Training – CANCELLED

Sat 4 Apr at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Christ Church, Norwich

Required for anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or leading activities involving children, young people or vulnerable adults.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training – CANCELLED

Thu 16 Apr at 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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Open the Book training day – CANCELLED

Thu 16 Apr at 10.00 am - 3.00 pm

All Saints and St Margaret’s, Pakefield

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NCCL: St Paul and women – CANCELLED

Sat 18 Apr at 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Norwich Cathedral, Norwich

A session looking at the wider picture of St Paul's attitude to women, to try to separate fact from redaction, and to envisage Paul's message to women in the 21st-century Church.

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Understanding Dementia

Mon 20 Apr at 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

The Chapel (on the site of the old hospital), Norwich

An opportunity to come together to learn about Dementia, its impact on individuals, families and how the Church responds.

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Breathe Deep – a two-day retreat in Norwich with poet and priest Ian Adams

Fri 24 Apr at 10.00 am - Sat 25 Apr at 4.30 pm

St Luke’s, New Catton

An opportunity to pause and breathe deeply, to sense the life of God being breathed in us and through us, bringing renewed hope to our world.

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Cultivating Hearts – CANCELLED

Sat 25 Apr at 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Fountain of Life, Ashill

A day to encourage, equip and empower all those that engage with children, youth and families in church ministry.

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NCCL: God and Evolution – CANCELLED

Sat 25 Apr at 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Norwich Cathedral, Norwich

A session considering the work of Teilhard de Chardin, geologist, philosopher and Jesuit priest, who devoted much of his career to the reconciliation between evolution and Christianity

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Coast to Coast… Reimagining Mission and Ministry in Coastal Areas – CANCELLED

Mon 27 Apr at 10.00 am - 3.30 pm

St Mary’s Church Hall, Great Yarmouth

A day for Clergy, Readers, Lay Ministers with Rev Asa Humphreys and Canon Keith James

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Music for Mission and Ministry – CANCELLED

Tue 28 Apr at 2.00 pm - Thu 30 Apr at 1.30 pm

Ty Croeso Centre, Newport

Music for Mission and Ministry is a residential training course for lay or ordained leaders of worship and musicians, exploring how to use music creatively and effectively in worship.

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iKnowChurch Training Day – CANCELLED

Thu 30 Apr at 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Wensum Valley Hotel, Norwich

iKnowChurch is church management software, used by over 4000 churches, to help improve admin, pastoral care and communications.

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Science-Faith Talk on Natural Moral Law

Mon 4 May at 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Holy Trinity, Norwich

How did human beings come to be moral beings, able to distinguish right from wrong? Dr Peter Bussey explores this subject with us.

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Lunchtime Talk – Richard Caister – CANCELLED

Wed 6 May at 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm

Norfolk Record Office, Norwich

Frank Meeres gives a talk on Richard Caister, The 'Good Vicar' of 15th-century Norwich.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training

Thu 14 May at 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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St Felix festival: St Felix lecture – POSTPONED

Sat 16 May at 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm

St Nicholas, Dersingham

Our opening lecture which will explore the intriguing history of St Felix will be led by Dr Rebecca Pinner.

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St Felix festival: Bishop Graham Usher on Bishop Felix – POSTPONED

Sun 17 May at 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

St Peter and St Paul’s, Shernborne

A special service of celebration focusing on the missionary life of the first bishop to the East Angles, St Felix that will be led by the 72nd Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher.

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Understanding Dementia

Mon 18 May at 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

The Chapel (on the site of the old hospital), Norwich

An opportunity to come together to learn about Dementia, its impact on individuals, families and how the Church responds.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training

Tue 2 Jun at 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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NCCL: Faith and the gambler

Sat 6 Jun at 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Norwich Cathedral, Norwich

In this seminar, we will investigate the conundrum known as "Pascal's wager", named after the 17th-century French mathematician, philosopher and theologian, Blaise Pascal, who argued that a gambling man would bet on God's existence and conduct his life accordingly.

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Leading in Anxious Times – Systems and Leadership

Thu 11 Jun at 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

St Luke’s, New Catton

Leading churches is both rewarding but often demanding, because many communities are highly anxious and prone to conflict.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training

Sat 13 Jun at 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

St Cuthbert’s, Sprowston

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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Understanding Dementia

Mon 22 Jun at 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

The Chapel (on the site of the old hospital), Norwich

An opportunity to come together to learn about Dementia, its impact on individuals, families and how the Church responds.

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C2 Leadership Module – Safeguarding Training

Wed 24 Jun at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training

Tue 7 Jul at 3.00 pm - 5.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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C2 Leadership Module – Safeguarding Training

Tue 21 Jul at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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NCCL: God and nature in art

Sat 25 Jul at 10.00 am - 12.30 pm

Norwich Cathedral, Norwich

This session explores how various artists have depicted the relationship between Creator and creation in the Christian tradition.

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Youth Workers Away Day

Tue 8 Sep at 9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Barton House Staithe, Wroxham

A day of relaxation and time together on a skippered wherry on the Norfolk Broads.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training

Tue 8 Sep at 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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Transforming Conversations

Wed 9 Sep at 10.00 am - Thu 10 Sep at 5.00 pm

Belsey Bridge, Ditchingham

Listening, conversation, problem solving, working with others – are all the stuff of ministry.

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CAP Money Kids

Thu 17 Sep at 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

Experience the content of the CAP Money Kids course designed for 9-11 year olds.

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C2 Leadership Module – Safeguarding Training

Tue 22 Sep at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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Godly Play Network

Sat 26 Sep at 9.00 am - 11.00 am

The Worship Centre, Bowthorpe

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Music for Mission and Ministry

Tue 29 Sep at 2.00 pm - Thu 1 Oct at 1.30 pm

Whalley Abbey, Whalley

Music for Mission and Ministry is a residential training course for lay or ordained leaders of worship and musicians, exploring how to use music creatively and effectively in worship.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training

Thu 8 Oct at 2.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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C2 Leadership Module – Safeguarding Training

Thu 29 Oct at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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Transforming Conversations

Tue 3 Nov at 10.00 am - Wed 4 Nov at 5.00 pm

Belsey Bridge, Ditchingham

Listening, conversation, problem solving, working with others – are all the stuff of ministry.

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C1 Foundation Module – Safeguarding Training

Wed 4 Nov at 10.00 am - 12.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding responsibilities or has contact in their church role with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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C2 Leadership Module – Safeguarding Training

Tue 24 Nov at 10.00 am - 2.00 pm

Diocesan House, 109 Dereham Road, Easton, Norwich

For anyone who has safeguarding leadership responsibilities or leading activities involving children, young people and/or vulnerable adults.

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Children, Youth & Families Forum Day

Thu 26 Nov at 10.00 am - 1.30 pm

St Luke’s, New Catton

For those involved in work with with children & young people.

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