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Do you need some Spiritual Direction?

Do you need some Spiritual Direction?

Do you know what Spiritual Direction is? Would you value the opportunity to speak to someone about your spiritual life? How might a companion support you on your spiritual journey?

Wed 22 May 2019
Hundreds to gather on Pentecost Sunday in Norwich

Hundreds to gather on Pentecost Sunday in Norwich

Churches across Norwich will be uniting in the national Thy Kingdom Come event on Sunday 9 June.

Tue 21 May 2019
Enter your church building project for the Church Architecture Awards 2019

Enter your church building project for the Church Architecture Awards 2019

If your church has opened a new extension, completed a re-ordering scheme or undergone a major repair or conservation project, enter it for 2019 Church Architecture Awards!

Fri 17 May 2019
Churches and Cathedrals to celebrate VE Day 75

Churches and Cathedrals to celebrate VE Day 75

The 8 May 1945 was the day peace emerged after nearly six years of war, so the 75th anniversary on 8 May 2020 represents an important milestone in our history.

Thu 16 May 2019
Royal visit celebrates 1.7m landmark for Norwich Cathedral's Music Appeal

Royal visit celebrates 1.7m landmark for Norwich Cathedral's Music Appeal

Sublime music and song filled Norwich Cathedral for a royal celebration marking a major landmark in the £2.5m They Shall Laugh and Sing Music Appeal.

Mon 13 May 2019
Norfolk churches all set for Christian Aid week

Norfolk churches all set for Christian Aid week

Churches across Norfolk are busy making fundraising breakfasts, organising supermarket collections, delivering fundraising envelopes, holding church collections, selling cakes and so much more as we approach Christian Aid Week.

Sat 11 May 2019
The Earl of Wessex visits the Horstead Centre

The Earl of Wessex visits the Horstead Centre

It was a wonderful occasion as His Royal Highness Prince Edward met with children, staff and volunteers at the Horstead Residential Centre.

Fri 10 May 2019
Discovery Day at St Benet's Abbey

Discovery Day at St Benet's Abbey

Last month the Friends of St Benet's Abbey continued their celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the founding of the Abbey with a 'Discovery day'. An audience of around 100 were welcomed to a series of talks, and a trip to the site with leading experts, to find out about aspects of its history.

Wed 8 May 2019
Photo gallery: the Bishop of Norwich designate's announcement day

Photo gallery: the Bishop of Norwich designate's announcement day

The Rt Revd Graham Usher visited a variety of places on Friday 3 May as news of his nomination was announced.

Fri 3 May 2019
Bishop Graham's first speech

Bishop Graham's first speech

Speaking outside The Forum in Norwich on Friday 3 May, Bishop of Norwich designate, the Rt Revd Graham Usher gave his first thoughts on his appointment.

Fri 3 May 2019
What did he say?! Quotes from Bishop Graham's interviews

What did he say?! Quotes from Bishop Graham's interviews

Following the announcement outside the Forum in Norwich, Bishop Graham gave a series of media interviews before visiting a variety of places nearby.

Fri 3 May 2019
Next Bishop of Norwich announced

Next Bishop of Norwich announced

Downing Street has today announced that the Rt Revd Graham Usher will become the 72nd Bishop of Norwich.

Fri 3 May 2019
We all need to co-exist on planet Earth

We all need to co-exist on planet Earth

Climate change protests have been very much in the news recently, but Andy Bryant argues that there is an even more fundamental issue that needs to be addressed.

Thu 2 May 2019
Cathedral to mark Edith Cavell's journey home to Norfolk

Cathedral to mark Edith Cavell's journey home to Norfolk

The 100th anniversary of Edith Cavell's final journey home to Norfolk will be marked by two poignant services later this month.

Thu 2 May 2019
Yarmouth Christians tackle modern slavery

Yarmouth Christians tackle modern slavery

Around 20 people from churches across the Great Yarmouth Borough have been working through a training course to help churches identify and combat modern slavery, and how Christians can make a difference locally.

Tue 30 Apr 2019
Green Health Live 2 at Lambeth Palace

Green Health Live 2 at Lambeth Palace

Building on the success of last year's Green Health Live, a subsequent event will take place at Lambeth Palace on Wednesday 5 June.

Mon 29 Apr 2019
Bishop of Thetford's Easter message in the EDP

Bishop of Thetford's Easter message in the EDP

Bishop Alan has written an Easter message for the EDP. This article was written for the EDP and Evening News and published in April 2019.

Sat 20 Apr 2019
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 25 September and there will be an installation service at Exeter Cathedral on 22 October.

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

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