Jonathan Richardson shares a range of helpful resources to facilitate difficult conversations with teenagers.
A selection of books on the theme of faith and politics, reviewed by Steve Foyster of Revelation bookshop.
A range of resources for further exploration of the theme of the Spring 2019 issue of The Magazine, on faith and politics.
If you look after the Facebook page for your church, you might have seen the analytics Facebook provides with each post and not sure what it was telling you.
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.
If you're thinking about to setting a social media page for your church, or you are about to do it, here is a short guide that'll start you off in the right direction.
On Saturday 9 March, toddler group leaders from across Norfolk and beyond will be gathering for a training day on Developing Christian Distinctiveness.
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.
A selection of books on the theme of unity and ecumenism, reviewed by Steve Foyster.
This year's Lent Appeal is focused on supporting the Church of North India in tackling modern day slavery.
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.
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.
Are you inspired by the outdoors?
Women who represent the Church of England in Parliament have spoken out about what it means to be a female leader as part of an initiative to inspire the next generation to follow in their footsteps.
Exploring churches as places of creative learning across the curriculum. By Saul Penfold
Remembrance 100 launches on Saturday 4 August 2018 with 100 Days of Peace and Hope – prayers, Bible readings, reflections and peace-making activities – which are available to download free. Archbishop Justin Welby has written this foreword for Remembrance 100.
Open Welcome is a new resource from Germinate: The Arthur Rank Centre. It is designed to help rural churches consider how they might use their building to offer welcome and hospitality to those in their community, both residents and visitors.
The Inspired Classrooms project is an accessible, online resource to open up churches as ‘creative classrooms’ where pupils can enjoy cross-curricular learning inspired by their fabulous surroundings.
Ministry Stories is a new video resource by the Diocese of Norwich. These five two-minute films are the highlights of five people on their ‘ministry journey’.
Drivers are being encouraged to join an unprecedented national information-gathering campaign launched by the Church of England and the Catholic Church in England and Wales aimed at eradicating modern slavery in hand car washes.
Google has become the first place many people turn when they want to find something or somewhere. Claiming your church's Google 'card' can help promote your church.
Jonathan Richardson makes some suggestions for resources to explore calling and identity with young people.
Anna Walker unpacks a new resource from CPAS aimed at helping 14 to 18-year-olds explore the God possibilities for their lives.
David Foster takes a look at four films that can help us explore our life's calling, and offer some questions to start a discussion.
A selection of books on the theme of our identity in God, reviewed by Steve Foyster in the May/June issue of The Magazine.
Personal conversations and relationships are among the best ways to encourage vocations so the Church of England are challenging everyone involved in ministry, whether lay or ordained to have one conversation a month with someone about vocation.
Anna Walker explores the Easter Experience: an interactive session aimed at children in the primary years which churches can offer to deliver in schools as a means of sharing the Easter story in a fun and interactive way.
Many churches in Norfolk are home to significant bat populations, and several churches have held bat nights to raise awareness of the role church buildings play.
As many people no longer carry cash it's becoming increasingly important to provide other ways to pay and to give. One solution is a card reader, which works alongside a smart phone or tablet and costs as little as £19 to buy.
Cold weather can cause freezing to occur in church water pipes, especially if the system has been unused for a number of days. Frozen water inside pipes can cause them to split, producing leaks once thawing occurrs.
Meaningful Chocolate have released their range of Easter Eggs with a new story booklet and more!
To the question, ‘which is the best Bible?’, the answer is, ‘best for what?’ The Revd Paul Overend, Lay Development Officer, explores the journey of the different translations of the Bible.
The Bishop's Lent Appeal 2018 is focused on enabling local mission in Simbai, a remote community in Papua New Guinea.
In this article you can find a list of useful links and resources providing help on how to make sure your church is accessible to all.
January sees the release of two new and exciting resources from the Bible Reading Fellowship (BRF)
Comedian Miranda Hart, Sky Sports and former Blue Peter presenter Simon Thomas, and toy store entrepreneur Gary Grant are among those featured in the 2017 Christmas HOPE magazine.
Bible Society has produced a host of resources, including nativity booklets, short films and festive gifts as you celebrate the journey that changed the world...
At the Bishop's Day of Celebration & Prayer in October four new prayers were published linking to our Mission Strategy 2021.
Just like any other charity or organisation, all parishes must comply with new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which replace the Data Protection Act and take effect from 25 May 2018.
We're pleased to announce that the very successful Mapping Bible study series has been updated and republished.
'Mapping Advent' is a resource, published by the Diocese, which explores the themes of Advent through Biblical reflection, art, poetry and music.
With a focus on celebrating the life of a loved one, for nearly two decades GreenAcres has helped many families say goodbye in a tranquil and beautiful setting.
A new 'Committed to Growth in Service' Grants Scheme has been launched which offers parishes up to £1,000 towards mission through service in local communities.
Reviews from the September/October edition of The Magazine.
STRENGTH is a resource produced by Hillsong designed for young men aged 11 to 17 years.
A travelling exhibition entitled ‘Mission Is…’ has been launched as part of the Diocese’ Mission Strategy Celebrate stream.
A brief guide to websites offering worship background video loops & short inspirational videos
Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement focused during the time between Ascension and Pentecost from 25 May - 4 June 2017.
Churches are being encouraged to add and check their regular groups and activities on Bright Map, which is an online map highlighting the church's engagement in the local community.