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Confirmation services

Information about forthcoming confirmation services across the Diocese.

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If you wish to enquire about presenting candidates at any of these confirmation services do contact the relevant member of clergy. If you have candidates for confirmation and are considering organising a service then please contact your area bishop’s office to make arrangements. Do let your local colleagues know of any forthcoming date at an early opportunity in case they wish to present candidates.

Confirmations take place each year in Norwich Cathedral on Easter Eve, Saturday 30 March. To present candidates you need to complete the “Cathedral” form below and send before 15 March (by post or email) to:
The Canon Precentor’s Office, 65 The Close, Norwich NR1 4DH

Date Time Deadline for candidates
30 March 8.00pm 15 March

Each time a confirmation takes place, the member of clergy should complete a Confirmations Returns Form (often referred to as the “Blue Form”) and email it to Brenna Wells  It is really important that we maintain accurate records of confirmations. The form can be downloaded below.

Date Time Venue Confirming Bishop
2 March 9.30am Gresham School Bishop of Lynn
3 March 10.30am St Edmunds, Costessey Bishop of Norwich
30 March Easter Vigil Service King’s Lynn Minster Bishop of Lynn
30 March Easter Eve Great Yarmouth Minster Bishop of Thetford
12 May 11am St Nicholas, Blakeney Bishop of Lynn
19 May 10.30am St Margaret’s, Lyng Bishop of Lynn
26 May 11.15am Dereham and District (church tbc) Bishop of Lynn
23 June 10.30am Earlham Bishop of Norwich
10 July 1.30pm Whitefriars School, King’s Lynn Bishop of Lynn
8 September 10.00am Attleborough Bishop of Thetford