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Good Friday Passion Play in city-centre shopping square

Good Friday Passion Play in city-centre shopping square

Hundreds gathered in the bright afternoon sunshine under the glass canopy of Anglia Square in Norwich on Good Friday to witness the medieval tradition of the church using street theatre to tell stories from the Bible.

Fri 19 Apr 2019
How will you be supporting the Archdeacon's Charge?

How will you be supporting the Archdeacon's Charge?

We can see from the stories below how parishes have been able to earn easy money for their church funds or church schools by taking part in the walk or run.

Tue 16 Apr 2019
The Revd Canon Andrew Beane appointed as the new Archdeacon of Exeter

The Revd Canon Andrew Beane appointed as the new Archdeacon of Exeter

The Revd Andrew's new ministry will be inaugurated at a special service in Ottery St Mary on Thursday 12 September.

Mon 15 Apr 2019
A Norwich evening pilgrimage on Maundy Thursday

A Norwich evening pilgrimage on Maundy Thursday

Norwich Cathedral and various City Centre Churches will be the venues for The Maundy Thursday City Centre Watch.

Mon 15 Apr 2019
Eight Easter Highlights at Norwich Cathedral

Eight Easter Highlights at Norwich Cathedral

From the sublime sound of Norwich Cathedral Choir singing Bach's St John Passion to Easter services and an egg hunt for all the family, there is lots to look forward to at Norwich Cathedral this Easter. Below are eight highlights.

Thu 11 Apr 2019
An update from Simbai

An update from Simbai

Tony and Lynn Fry have completed their two year posting to Simbai, a remote settlement of subsistence farmers is the Madang Province. Here they give an update on their experiences.

Wed 10 Apr 2019
Miracle in Kigali new edition - 25th anniversary of Rwandan genocide

Miracle in Kigali new edition - 25th anniversary of Rwandan genocide

This survivor's journey is published in Norwich today, Monday 8 April. The book tells the story of Illuminee Nganemariya and her baby son Roger Nsengiyumva's survival in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, during the 1994 Genocide and subsequent life in Norwich.

Mon 8 Apr 2019
Passion Play 2019 at Anglia Square

Passion Play 2019 at Anglia Square

In Medieval times the church used street theatre to tell stories from the Bible as a way to communicate Christianity to everyone. The Anglia Square Passion will continue this tradition.

Thu 4 Apr 2019
Julian of Norwich, The Search for the Lost Manuscript now on DVD

Julian of Norwich, The Search for the Lost Manuscript now on DVD

A 60 minute documentary written, produced and directed by Sally-Anne Lomas for BBC4 in 2016 and presented by Dr Janina Ramirez is now available on DVD.

Wed 3 Apr 2019
Celebrate Norfolk re-imagines its future shape

Celebrate Norfolk re-imagines its future shape

Celebrate Norwich & Norfolk is marking its tenth 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.

Sat 30 Mar 2019
Primary Debating Project finale at Norwich School

Primary Debating Project finale at Norwich School

The finale of the Primary Debating Outreach Project, devised by Norwich School and the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT) was held at Norwich School.

Thu 28 Mar 2019
New CEO announced for DNEAT

New CEO announced for DNEAT

The Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT) is one of the largest multi academy trusts in the East of England. Following a national recruitment and selection process Oliver Burwood has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Trust.

Wed 27 Mar 2019
Local churches generosity helps Yarmouth homeless

Local churches generosity helps Yarmouth homeless

The Living Room charity in Great Yarmouth has been able to boost its help to the town's homeless this winter, thanks to help from several local churches.

Wed 27 Mar 2019
Urgent call from faith leaders to respond generously to the DEC Cyclone Idai Appeal

Urgent call from faith leaders to respond generously to the DEC Cyclone Idai Appeal

UK faith leaders including Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, and Abdul Qayyum, Chief Imam of the East London Mosque which serves Britain's largest Muslim community, have urged Christians, Muslims and people of other faiths and none to support the Disasters Emergency Committee's Cyclone Idai Appeal to help those affected in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

Mon 25 Mar 2019
Bright Map project to map social action is launched

Bright Map project to map social action is launched

A church-inspired project aimed at putting social action and community engagement work across Norfolk onto a digital map held a public launch in the council chamber of County Hall in Norwich.

Thu 21 Mar 2019
Could your church host a Brexit tea and prayer drop-in?

Could your church host a Brexit tea and prayer drop-in?

The Church of England has called for communities to join together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point.

Mon 18 Mar 2019
Would you like to help Norwich Cathedral have some serious fun?

Would you like to help Norwich Cathedral have some serious fun?

The search is on to find a team of volunteers to help Norwich Cathedral have some serious fun this summer.

Mon 11 Mar 2019
Help Celebrate Norfolk fill the air with music

Help Celebrate Norfolk fill the air with music

Celebrate Norfolk is aiming to fill the Forum and Millennium Plain in Norwich with heavenly sounds at its flagship event on Saturday 29 June and wants choirs and music groups to help.

Fri 8 Mar 2019
Could you be a part of Ability Sunday?

Could you be a part of Ability Sunday?

Ability Sunday is about running a day of inclusion and participation in your community, with special consideration for the needs of disabled people.

Mon 4 Mar 2019
Making a Mother's Day around the world

Making a Mother's Day around the world

This week Mothers' Union has launched its 'Make A Mother's Day' appeal with an inspiring ethical gifts catalogue full of gifts ranging from £6 to £100.

Fri 1 Mar 2019
Churches across the county to join in with Norfolk Day

Churches across the county to join in with Norfolk Day

Last year churches across the Diocese enjoyed the first ever Norfolk Day by hosting parties and get togethers to celebrate what a wonderful place Norfolk is.

Tue 26 Feb 2019
Could you Share The Miracle?

Could you Share The Miracle?

Could your church be a Station for ShareTheMiracle, an initiative that hopes to provide Easter eggs for those less fortunate?

Mon 25 Feb 2019
Celebrating 50 years of The Children's Society's Christingle

Celebrating 50 years of The Children's Society's Christingle

As many of you will be aware, 2018 was a very special year for Christingle, as it marked 50 years since the first Christingle service, on behalf of The Children's Society, who want to say a huge thank you to everyone involved.

Sat 23 Feb 2019
Archbishop gives blessing to plastic free Easter Egg

Archbishop gives blessing to plastic free Easter Egg

The Archbishop of York, the Most Revd Dr John Sentamu, has welcomed a 'plastic free' version of The Real Easter Egg.

Thu 21 Feb 2019
Services of Prayer for the new Bishop

Services of Prayer for the new Bishop

A number of services will be taking place around the Diocese to pray for the Crown Nomination Commission as they meet on 11 & 12 March, and for the new Bishop of Norwich.

Mon 18 Feb 2019
Pilgrimage to the Holy land in 2020

Pilgrimage to the Holy land in 2020

The Dean of Norwich the Very Revd Jane Hedges, is delighted to announce that both she and the Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick, Bishop of Lynn, are leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in early 2020.

Thu 14 Feb 2019
The Narrow Road - A Passion Play

The Narrow Road - A Passion Play

Riding Lights Theatre Company are pleased to announce a revival of their acclaimed passion play The Narrow Road by Paul Birch, from Monday 25 March to Saturday 20 April, and are now taking bookings.

Thu 14 Feb 2019
Signage for war graves in the United Kingdom

Signage for war graves in the United Kingdom

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) was established by Royal Charter in 1917 as the sole organisation charged with commemorating the Commonwealth forces who died during the two World Wars.

Wed 13 Feb 2019
Norwich Cathedral announces 2019 Shakespeare Festival

Norwich Cathedral announces 2019 Shakespeare Festival

A Dream of a show is heading to the 2019 Shakespeare Festival at Norwich Cathedral.

Wed 13 Feb 2019
Thy Kingdom Come 2019 - a brief look ahead

Thy Kingdom Come 2019 - a brief look ahead

Now in its 4th year, Thy Kingdom Come has united over a million Christians from more than 65 different denominations and traditions, in more than 114 countries to pray for evangelisation. It takes place between Ascension to Pentecost which this year is Thursday 30 May - Sunday 9 June.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

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