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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 20 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
DNEAT CEO to step down

DNEAT CEO to step down

The Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT) has begun the recruitment process for a new Chief Executive Officer to take up post in September 2019.

Sun 13 Jan 2019
New website launched to promote the Mapping the Gospels series

New website launched to promote the Mapping the Gospels series

Mapping the Gospels, the popular Bible study series written by the Revd Susanna Gunner, now has it's own website where visitors can find out much more about each of the resources.

Sun 13 Jan 2019
Centre of Mission Evangelist grows role in King's Lynn

Centre of Mission Evangelist grows role in King's Lynn

James Hawksworth has been leading the new King's Lynn Centre of Mission, a partnership between the Church Army, the Diocese of Norwich and local churches for just over a year, and in that time has established a growing ministry with young people and families in the town.

Thu 10 Jan 2019
Norwich churches celebrate unity with Chain of Prayer

Norwich churches celebrate unity with Chain of Prayer

On Thursday 24 January a special day of prayer will be held at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate Christian unity within the city, with Christians and churches of all denominations welcome to take part.

Thu 10 Jan 2019
Bishop Alan's Christmas message for the EDP

Bishop Alan's Christmas message for the EDP

Bishop Alan has written a Christmas message for the EDP. This article was written for the EDP and Evening News and published in December 2018.

Tue 25 Dec 2018
Diocese of Norwich churches share in £430k grant boost

Diocese of Norwich churches share in £430k grant boost

Three historic churches in Norfolk are among 77 across the UK to share in a £430,000 Christmas grants payout from the National Churches Trust.

Thu 20 Dec 2018
Taking Norfolk Christian love onto the streets of India

Taking Norfolk Christian love onto the streets of India

Revd Canon Pat Atkinson is an ordinary person with an extraordinary legacy of taking Norfolk love onto the streets of India over almost 30 years, helping transform the lives of thousands of street children, destitute elderly people and those facing cancer and leprosy.

Tue 18 Dec 2018
Norwich Cathedral announces fairground installation for summer 2019

Norwich Cathedral announces fairground installation for summer 2019

All the fun of the fair is coming to Norwich Cathedral in summer 2019 to take people on a journey of discovery.

Thu 13 Dec 2018
Enterprising vicar for Norwich's marketplace church

Enterprising vicar for Norwich's marketplace church

The church of St Peter Mancroft, neighbouring Norwich market, has a new vicar with an entrepreneurial spirit and an enthusiasm for finding out what brings people joy.

Thu 13 Dec 2018
Celebrate Norfolk re-imagines its future shape

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.

Wed 12 Dec 2018
Date set for Upper Sheringham church bells restoration

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.

Mon 10 Dec 2018

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