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Self care training in Costessey for Chaplains

Self care training in Costessey for Chaplains

Chaplains and those involved in pastoral care are invited to a half day training session around self-care and its importance, organised by the Revd Canon Chris Copsey, Development Worker for Good Work and Chaplain to the Norfolk Coroner on Wednesday 27 February.

Thu 17 Jan 2019
Yarmouth church course to explore modern slavery

Yarmouth church course to explore modern slavery

The Hidden Voices course, to explore what a church response to modern slavery could look like in Great Yarmouth, will take place in Gorleston during February and March, and all are welcome.

Wed 16 Jan 2019
Resources for the Lent Appeal

Resources for the Lent Appeal

This year's Lent Appeal is focused on supporting the Church of North India in tackling modern day slavery.

Wed 16 Jan 2019
Discernment of our new Diocesan Bishop - Prayer Resources

Discernment of our new Diocesan Bishop - Prayer Resources

A Novena of Prayer has been written and Prayer Cards made which parishes can use between 3 - 11 March as we pray for the discernment of our new Diocesan Bishop.

Tue 15 Jan 2019
Archbishops' invitation for Thy Kingdom Come 2019

Archbishops' invitation for Thy Kingdom Come 2019

The Archbishop of Canterbury and The Archbishop of York have written a letter to all to invite them to join in with Thy Kingdom Come 2019.

Mon 14 Jan 2019
DNEAT CEO to step down

DNEAT CEO to step down

The Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT) has begun the recruitment process for a new Chief Executive Officer to take up post in September 2019.

Sun 13 Jan 2019
New website launched to promote the Mapping the Gospels series

New website launched to promote the Mapping the Gospels series

Mapping the Gospels, the popular Bible study series written by the Revd Susanna Gunner, now has it's own website where visitors can find out much more about each of the resources.

Sun 13 Jan 2019
Centre of Mission Evangelist grows role in King's Lynn

Centre of Mission Evangelist grows role in King's Lynn

James Hawksworth has been leading the new King's Lynn Centre of Mission, a partnership between the Church Army, the Diocese of Norwich and local churches for just over a year, and in that time has established a growing ministry with young people and families in the town.

Thu 10 Jan 2019
Norwich churches celebrate unity with Chain of Prayer

Norwich churches celebrate unity with Chain of Prayer

On Thursday 24 January a special day of prayer will be held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate Christian unity within the city, with Christians and churches of all denominations welcome to take part.

Thu 10 Jan 2019
Bishop Alan's Christmas message for the EDP

Bishop Alan's Christmas message for the EDP

Bishop Alan has written a Christmas message for the EDP. This article was written for the EDP and Evening News and published in December 2018.

Tue 25 Dec 2018
Diocese of Norwich churches share in £430k grant boost

Diocese of Norwich churches share in £430k grant boost

Three historic churches in Norfolk are among 77 across the UK to share in a £430,000 Christmas grants payout from the National Churches Trust.

Thu 20 Dec 2018
Taking Norfolk Christian love onto the streets of India 

Taking Norfolk Christian love onto the streets of India 

Revd Canon Pat Atkinson is an ordinary person with an extraordinary legacy of taking Norfolk love onto the streets of India over almost 30 years, helping transform the lives of thousands of street children, destitute elderly people and those facing cancer and leprosy.

Tue 18 Dec 2018
Norwich Cathedral announces fairground installation for summer 2019

Norwich Cathedral announces fairground installation for summer 2019

All the fun of the fair is coming to Norwich Cathedral in summer 2019 to take people on a journey of discovery.

Thu 13 Dec 2018
Enterprising vicar for Norwich’s marketplace church

Enterprising vicar for Norwich’s marketplace church

The church of St Peter Mancroft, neighbouring Norwich market, has a new vicar with an entrepreneurial spirit and an enthusiasm for finding out what brings people joy.

Thu 13 Dec 2018
Celebrate Norfolk re-imagines its future shape 

Celebrate Norfolk re-imagines its future shape 

Celebrate Norwich & Norfolk is marking its 10th anniversary in 2019 and the team behind the charity has been reimagining its future to come up with a new-look event for June 2019.

Wed 12 Dec 2018
Date set for Upper Sheringham church bells restoration

Date set for Upper Sheringham church bells restoration

The bells of All Saints Church, Upper Sheringham are set to ring again next autumn, after a wait of over eighty years.

Mon 10 Dec 2018
Church of England parishes set to support winter shelters

Church of England parishes set to support winter shelters

Figures published by the Church of England Statistics for Mission 2017 show that over 2000 churches report either running or supporting night shelters in England.

Fri 7 Dec 2018
Live voting smartphone app to engage congregation at Aylsham

Live voting smartphone app to engage congregation at Aylsham

Aylsham Parish Church is trialling the use of a live voting smartphone app during sermons to help engage the congregation.

Tue 4 Dec 2018
Jonathan Veira brings hymns to life in Gorleston

Jonathan Veira brings hymns to life in Gorleston

Singer Jonathan Veira will be returning to Gorleston at the end of January with a new one-man show which blends a love of hymns with his own style of laughter, storytelling and entertainment.

Tue 4 Dec 2018
A message of thanks from Bishop Graham

A message of thanks from Bishop Graham

A short message of thanks from Bishop Graham.

Tue 27 Nov 2018
Bishop Graham bids farewell to the Diocese of Norwich 

Bishop Graham bids farewell to the Diocese of Norwich 

Bishop Graham said an emotional official farewell to the Diocese of Norwich at a packed Norwich Cathedral after 19 years as our bishop.

Mon 26 Nov 2018
Photo Gallery: A farewell to Bishop Graham & Julie James

Photo Gallery: A farewell to Bishop Graham & Julie James

Over 2,000 people gathered over two services at Norwich Cathedral on Sunday 25 November to give thanks for Bishop Graham's ministry.

Sun 25 Nov 2018
'Journey of the Magi' returns to Norfolk

'Journey of the Magi' returns to Norfolk

St Peter Mancroft Church will host the Springs Dance Company as they return with their 22nd Advent tour 'Journey of the Magi'.

Wed 21 Nov 2018
Will you be taking the sleep out challenge?

Will you be taking the sleep out challenge?

On Friday 23 November, 2018 volunteers of King’s Lynn Winter Night Shelter will be participating in the Sleepout Challenge. This is a national sponsored event facilitated by the Church Urban Fund to help marginalised people in England transform their lives and communities.

Wed 21 Nov 2018
Archbishop's visit photo gallery

Archbishop's visit photo gallery

It was a wonderful privilege to welcome the Archbishop of Canterbury the Most Revd Justin Welby to our Diocese last week.

Fri 16 Nov 2018
Who Let the Dads Out? @15

Who Let the Dads Out? @15

Since beginning in a small suburb of Chester back in 2003, Who Let the Dads Out? (WLTDO?) has sought to fly the flag for effectively engaging with dads, father figures and their children, and demonstrate God’s love to them by sharing hospitality, activities and enjoying time together. Anna Walker talks to founder Mark Chester.

Fri 16 Nov 2018
Christmas attendance at Church of England services rises

Christmas attendance at Church of England services rises

Attendance at Christmas services in the Church of England is at its highest level for more than a decade, according to new figures published today.

Wed 14 Nov 2018
Full extent of Church of England work to support local communities revealed

Full extent of Church of England work to support local communities revealed

More than 33,000 social action projects - from food banks to debt counselling - are run or supported by churches, according to figures setting out for the first time the full scale of the Church of England's service to communities.

Tue 6 Nov 2018
Celebrate 50 years of Christingle with The Children’s Society

Celebrate 50 years of Christingle with The Children’s Society

This year marks 50 years since The Children’s Society brought Christingle to this country. Everyone is invited to join the celebrations to make this 50th anniversary year the biggest for Christingle yet.

Tue 30 Oct 2018
Christians gather at Norwich Cathedral on Halloween

Christians gather at Norwich Cathedral on Halloween

Burn 24/7 Norwich is encouraging Christians to spend Halloween ‘Taking Back the Night’ on Wednesday 31 October with an evening of extended worship in Norwich Cathedral and outreach on the city’s streets.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

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