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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
Thanksgiving service for Bishop Peter

Thanksgiving service for Bishop Peter

A poignant service of thanksgiving has been held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the life and ministry of The Rt Revd Peter Nott who was Bishop of Norwich from 1985 until 1999.

Mon 11 Feb 2019
New Mothers' Union local leadership commissioned

New Mothers' Union local leadership commissioned

The new Diocesan President and Trustee board for the Diocese of Norwich Mothers' Union was commissioned by the Bishop of Lynn at a special service in Norwich Cathedral last week. The Revd Andrew Whitehead was licensed as Diocesan Chaplain to Mothers' Union at the same service.

Thu 7 Feb 2019
The Pilgrimage Trail of Dag Hammaskjold in the Diocese of Lulea, Sweden

The Pilgrimage Trail of Dag Hammaskjold in the Diocese of Lulea, Sweden

Do you feel like a challenge? Do you enjoy hiking? Would you like time to reflect upon life and faith whilst exploring some of Arctic Sweden?

Thu 7 Feb 2019
Save the date for the Archdeacon's Charge 2019

Save the date for the Archdeacon's Charge 2019

Make sure you keep Saturday 18 May free for the tenth Archdeacon's Charge!

Mon 4 Feb 2019
North Walsham churches sign up to unity covenant

North Walsham churches sign up to unity covenant

In a packed united service at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church on Sunday January 20 representatives from all nine members of North Walsham Churches Together met for worship in a special covenant service where they all signed the ecumenical covenant of unity and mutual support.

Fri 1 Feb 2019
Five top tips to develop an effective church digital strategy

Five top tips to develop an effective church digital strategy

Looking after your church's A Church Near You profile, social media channels and website is an exciting opportunity, helping your parish support its community and reach out to new people.

Tue 22 Jan 2019
Leading church figures urge Christians to participate in week of prayer for Christian unity

Leading church figures urge Christians to participate in week of prayer for Christian unity

Christian leaders across the UK have today issued a joint letter encouraging Christians of all denominations to join in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity which runs from 18 - 25 January.

Tue 22 Jan 2019
Norwich winter night shelter appeals for volunteers

Norwich winter night shelter appeals for volunteers

The Norwich Community Winter Shelter Project has been set up to provide rough sleepers with a safe, warm place to stay during the winter months. Norwich churches have provided venues but are in desperate need of more volunteers.

Mon 21 Jan 2019
Have your say on our website

Have your say on our website

The Listen Mission Strategy Workstream are keen to hear your views on the Diocesan website. Do you like it? Can you find what you're looking for easily?

Sun 20 Jan 2019
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

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