Pilgrimage in Lapland
This August, as part of the "sharing of experiences", six people were invited to join in a pilgrimage along the Dag Hammarskjold Way which lies 250 km within the Arctic Circle, further cementing the link between the Diocese of Norwich and the Diocese of Lulea in the far north of Sweden. Steve Williamson shares their journey.
Hope and rebirth in Redenhall Deanery
The people of Redenhall Deanery share their passions, hopes, and projects with Bishop Graham on his visit to them.
Community in Great Yarmouth Deanery
From songs to sea and back again; the people of Great Yarmouth Deanery warmly welcomed Bishop Graham into their daily lives and the things that mattered most to them.
Church in Gorleston celebrates ten years of drop-in lunch
St Mary Magdalene in Gorleston has celebrated ten years of its weekly drop-in lunch, The Bridge.Â
Science-Faith Lecture on The Oceans, Climate Change and Christianity
Mon 4 Nov 2019 in Norwich
Human activity is changing the world's oceans with long-term consequences for climate change. What should be the Christian response? An oceanographer will give a talk and lead a discussion.
Life Events Diary Taster
Wed 13 Nov 2019
The Life Events Diary is free custom-built online software from the Church of England Life Events Team which streamlines administration for baptisms, weddings, banns and funerals. This day will take you step-by-step through the website showing how it works and all of its functionality.
Freedom Week 2019 18-24 October
In October 2018 the Norfolk Modern Slavery Collaboration (NMSC) was formed with the intention of joining up existing work in the area of modern slavery and raising awareness of this largely hidden problem.
Marriage Registration Changes
Dr Sandra Millar, the Church of England's Head of Life Events, discusses the possibility of changes to marriage registration systems.
National Churches Trust Grant Programmes for 2019-2023
If you need funding for a church maintenance or repair project, want to install a toilet or kitchen to improve community facilities, or are seeking early stage funding (such as for a feasibility report) for your place of worship, then the National Churches Trust grant schemes could help you.
New online maintenance service launched by National Churches Trust
The National Churches Trust (NCT) have launched a new online service called MaintenanceBooker.
Christians face new displacement from north-east Syria
Christians in north-eastern Syria report "enormous air and military bombardment" of their cities. Many are fleeing for safer areas south of the border, while church leaders have expressed a concern that there some members of the Turkish and Syrian forces will "pursue an Islamist agenda."
Homeless people at risk of modern slavery
Staff and volunteers at night shelters are being urged to be on the lookout for signs of exploitation Â among guests in a campaign launched today by the Church of England's anti-slavery initiative.
2019 Advent Calendar launches with competition
The 2019 Real Advent Calendar has been officially launched with a new 24 page Christmas story-activity book, a children's competition, with profits helping to transform the lives of children in Kenya.
Counting church visitor numbers goes digital
The National Churches Trust's Great Church Visitor Count aims to find out how many people visit churches. Current numbers are thought to be seriously underestimated, which can make it hard for churches to access funding for repairs and to be a part of local tourism initiatives. Find out more and get your church involved.