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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A message of thanks from Bishop Graham
A short message of thanks from Bishop Graham.
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.
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.
'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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Data reveals Norfolk as a top county for church heritage
Data from Explorechurches.org, part of the National Churches Trust, puts Norfolk at the top for Church Interiors and as a social history hotspot, in a study about church heritage and numbers visiting churches and chapels.
Are we stewards of the earth or consumers?
Andy Bryant is concerned at the apparently increasing effects of climate change, and wonders if Christians should re-interpret the biblical instruction to be stewards of the planet.
Record numbers attend cathedrals at Christmas
Attendance at Christmas services in England’s cathedrals has broken records for the second year running, statistics published today show.
Science-Faith Lectures in Norwich Cathedral
Over 200 people came to Norwich Cathedral in early October to hear Professor John Wyatt discuss the social and ethical implications of artificial intelligence.
Service of hope at Norwich Cathedral
A special service for people who have lost a baby through miscarriage, termination or stillbirth was held at Norwich Cathedral on Thursday 18 October.
Norwich finalist at national young chorister competition
Norwich Cathedral chorister Brooke Elley has made it through to the finals of the BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year competition.
Medieval church of All Saints’ Waterden awarded National Lottery support
South Creake PCC has received a confirmed National Lottery grant of £182,000 for vital restoration work to the ancient church of All Saints’ Waterden. This hidden and remote North Norfolk gem nestles in the fields near the site of a lost medieval village.
Blended Festival 2018
The Diocese of Ely are delighted to be hosting the 4th National Anglican Fresh Expressions Conference on Saturday 3 November at Ely Cathedral, which this year will feel more like a festival.
New Mothers’ Union worldwide president appreciates Norwich prayers
Mothers’ Union has made history this week in electing its first ever Worldwide President from outside the British Isles. A record number of Mothers’ Union leaders from across the globe voted for Mrs Sheran Harper, from Guyana, to represent and lead the movement’s four million members in 84 countries.
Norfolk churches and media create Remembrance Fields
Three landmark Norfolk churches have teamed up with the Royal British Legion and local papers, the Eastern Daily Press and Norwich Evening News, to launch a campaign to honour all those who fought and fell in the First World War.
End Hunger UK; Bishop of Lynn urges action
The Bishop of Lynn, the Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick, Chairman of Imagine Norfolk Together invites churches to sign the End Hunger UK petition.
'Could robots rule world?' asks Cathedral lecture
Humans are now creating machines and robots that are more intelligent than we are an audience of over 200 at Norwich Cathedral heard last week in the tenth annual Science and Faith lecture.
Archbishop to begin his visit with a service at Roman Catholic Cathedral
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, will take part in an historical ecumenical act of worship at St John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral in Norwich at midday on Wednesday 7 November at the start of a three-day visit to Norfolk.
Packed Cathedral stays up all night for Cathedral@Night
Two years on since the first all night extravaganza, Cathedral@Night returned to Norwich Cathedral.