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Norwich Cathedral's Seeing It Differently project draws to a close after capturing the imagination of thousands

Norwich Cathedral's Seeing It Differently project draws to a close after capturing the imagination of thousands

After capturing the imagination of thousands and hitting the headlines around the world, Norwich Cathedral's helter skelter-shaped Seeing It Differently project drew to close on Sunday with a very special service to celebrate its 11-day run.

Mon 19 Aug 2019
Take part in the Minority Anglican Project

Take part in the Minority Anglican Project

The Minority Anglican Project is a large-scale research project that aims is to explore the needs, challenges and gifts of Minority Anglicans in the Church of England and learn from their experiences. 

Mon 19 Aug 2019
Welcome services for the new Bishop of Norwich

Welcome services for the new Bishop of Norwich

Five special services will take place this November across the Diocese to welcome the new Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher.

Mon 19 Aug 2019
Imprisonment for Public Protection Sentences

Imprisonment for Public Protection Sentences

On Monday 12 August the Diocese of Norwich Ecumenical Criminal Justice Forum (ECJF) wrote and sent a signed letter to local MPs, Ministers and those involved with Prisons in UK.

Mon 19 Aug 2019
Church Revitalisation Training

Church Revitalisation Training

Following the announcement that the Diocese has been awarded £1.98m for church revitalisation the Diocese is launching a ten week training programme which seeks to equip and inspire church leaders across the Diocese.

Fri 16 Aug 2019
Mission imperative or jumping on the bandwagon?

Mission imperative or jumping on the bandwagon?

There are many different approaches to the way we treat the environment, but All Saints' Church, Chedgrave has investigated how churches are called to do the most for the planet.

Thu 15 Aug 2019
Summer Surprise as St Andrew's Church, Thursford and All Saints' Church, Beighton Receive Funding Boost

Summer Surprise as St Andrew's Church, Thursford and All Saints' Church, Beighton Receive Funding Boost

Two much-loved Norfolk churches are to share in funding payouts from the National Churches Trust.

Tue 13 Aug 2019
Diocese awarded £2 million for church planting and revitalisation programme

Diocese awarded £2 million for church planting and revitalisation programme

The Diocese has been awarded £1.98m by the national Church of England towards a new programme to form new churches and revitalise existing ones.

Sun 4 Aug 2019
Parish Share reports for July 2019

Parish Share reports for July 2019

The detailed Parish Share reports for the period to the 31st July 2019 are now available on the Diocesan website (in addition to Parish Share Online which can be accessed daily if you have a login and password).

Wed 31 Jul 2019
Bishop of Norwich appoints new Head Gardener

Bishop of Norwich appoints new Head Gardener

The Bishop of Norwich has appointed a new Head Gardener for the historic Bishop's House Garden in succession to Simon Gaches who was appointed head gardener at Somerleyton Hall earlier this year.

Mon 22 Jul 2019
Mission Ideas Exchange - Seeing It Differently

Mission Ideas Exchange - Seeing It Differently

On Monday 12 August between 6.30pm and 8.30pm Norwich Cathedral are inviting you to join them for an opportunity to share creative mission ideas and to hear something of the philosophy behind their Seeing it Differently project.

Thu 18 Jul 2019
Prayers for Papua New Guinea

Prayers for Papua New Guinea

Earlier this week it was reported that at least 24 people have died in a tribal massacre in Papua New Guinea.

Fri 12 Jul 2019
One Big Day for Children, Youth and Families Ministry

One Big Day for Children, Youth and Families Ministry

If you are involved in work with children and young people in your church or local school then there is one date you should have in your diary this year. 

Fri 12 Jul 2019
General Synod votes to adopt Covenant on Clergy Care and Well-Being

General Synod votes to adopt Covenant on Clergy Care and Well-Being

The General Synod of the Church of England has voted overwhelmingly in support of a new deal to co-ordinate and improve the approach to the care and well-being of clergy.

Mon 8 Jul 2019
Parish Share reports for June 2019

Parish Share reports for June 2019

The detailed Parish Share reports for the period to the 30 June 2019 are now available on the Diocesan website (in addition to Parish Share Online which can be accessed daily if you have a login and password).

Fri 5 Jul 2019
Auditions for Norwich Cathedral Girls' Choir

Auditions for Norwich Cathedral Girls' Choir

Do you know someoneone aged 11-18 who loves to sing? Auditions for Norwich Cathedral Girls' Choir are next taking place on Saturday 31 August.

Thu 4 Jul 2019
Archbishops launch Church's first ever social media guidelines and charter

Archbishops launch Church's first ever social media guidelines and charter

The Church of England has published social media advice aimed at tackling online abuse, misleading content and encouraging a positive atmosphere for online conversations.

Mon 1 Jul 2019
Photo gallery: Petertide Ordinations 2019

Photo gallery: Petertide Ordinations 2019

On Saturday 29 June (the hottest day of the year) 15 people were ordained Deacons and 7 ordained as Priests.

Sun 30 Jun 2019
Celebrating the church in action at the Royal Norfolk Show

Celebrating the church in action at the Royal Norfolk Show

Despite the cooler weather it was yet another amazing couple of days at the Royal Norfolk Show and the Diocese marquee was buzzing with excitement!

Thu 27 Jun 2019
Ecclesiastical Insurance launches parish photo competition

Ecclesiastical Insurance launches parish photo competition

Budding photographers could be in with a chance of winning £5,000 as part of a new competition launched by the UK's leading church insurer.

Wed 26 Jun 2019
Bishop Graham's election as Bishop of Norwich is confirmed

Bishop Graham's election as Bishop of Norwich is confirmed

The legal process of confirming the election of the new Bishop of Norwich took place on Monday 17 June.

Tue 18 Jun 2019
Celebrating the church in local communities

Celebrating the church in local communities

The Diocese will be at the Royal Norfolk Show to celebrate and highlight the church's role in local communities.

Fri 14 Jun 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.

Fri 14 Jun 2019
The time is now: join the climate change lobby

The time is now: join the climate change lobby

People from different churches and groups across Norfolk are heading to London on Saturday 26 June to lobby their MPs.They will join thousands of others from across the UK and converge on Westminster in a mass lobby called The Time is Now.

Thu 13 Jun 2019
Hundreds join together to mark Pentecost in Norwich

Hundreds join together to mark Pentecost in Norwich

Hundreds of Christians from dozens of churches gathered at Norwich Cathedral and outside the Forum in Norwich on to mark Pentecost as part of the Thy Kingdom Come initiative. Keith Morris reports.

Wed 12 Jun 2019
Half a century of welcome for young people

Half a century of welcome for young people

In the village of Horstead, just on the edge of the Norfolk Broads, is something quite unique. Celebrating its 50th year, the Horstead Centre is based in the beautiful Old Rectory and is the only Church of England children's residential activity centre in the country. Josie Barnett, Centre Manager, charts its history over the past half-century.

Wed 5 Jun 2019
Part funding offer for Goodbox donation unit

Part funding offer for Goodbox donation unit

In May 2019, Goodbox launched their cost-effective donation units which are tailored to charities to help them to accept contactless donations.

Tue 4 Jun 2019
Could you abseil down Norfolk church to help end poverty?

Could you abseil down Norfolk church to help end poverty?

On Saturday 20 July scores of people will be abseiling down the 110ft high tower of St Mary's Church in Redenhall, South Norfolk in a bid to raise money for Christian Aid and the challenge is out for people in Norfolk to volunteer and have a go.

Tue 4 Jun 2019
12 Towers Festival launches again

12 Towers Festival launches again

Around 150 events will be taking place throughout June, July and August in eighteen parish churches in the Aylsham area of Norfolk, most of which are free or donation only.

Mon 3 Jun 2019
All aboard for a Cormorants sailing holiday

All aboard for a Cormorants sailing holiday

Although October half term is still some way off, planning and preparation is well underway for Cormorants Sailing Holiday 2019.

Thu 30 May 2019

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