Bishop of Norwich appoints new chaplain
The Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher has appointed the Revd Canon Sally Theakston as his new chaplain.
Findings show that parents still value Harvest Festival
New polling shows that parents have warm memories of taking part in Harvest Festivals and want their children to do the same.
Celebrating students achievements
This summer students across Norfolk received their GCSE exam results. Two high schools that are part of Diocese Multi-Academy Trusts (MATs) share their successful results.
Lead thefts halve following roof alarm roll-out
New figures released by Norfolk Police show that number of church lead theft incidents has dropped from 48 in the two years before the Roof Alarm Scheme was launched to 26 in the two years since.
New Chancellor for the Diocese appointed
David Etherington QC has been licensed as the new Chancellor for the Diocese of Norwich by the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Revd Graham Usher.
Commissioning service for those working with children, young people and schools
On Monday 2 September, over 100 people gathered at Norwich Cathedral to celebrate the work going on across the Diocese with children, young people, families and schools.
Bishop's Garden open days
The Diocese is pleased to announce that once again, the Bishop's Gardens will be open for charities to hold fund-raising events over the summer next year in this historic and tranquil setting in the heart of Norwich city.
Christians take action to promote biodiversity
Church-goers will don wellies to clean local waterways, plant trees and promote wild areas in churchyards as part of a global initiative to encourage biodiversity and help stem the effects of climate change.Â
From Skype to Snettisham
The Revd Rachel Alexander, Vicar Designate of Snettisham, who has spent the past few years praying for and mentoring people around the world through her Norwich-based Prophetic Lighthouse ministry, has taken up her new post in Snettisham.
Commemorating the Eightieth Anniversary of the Outbreak of World War II
On Sunday 3Â September 1939, three days after the German invasion of Poland, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain announced in a broadcast that Britain had declared war on Germany.
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.
Take part in the Minority Anglican Project
The MinorityÂ AnglicanÂ 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.Â
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.
Imprisonment for Public Protection Sentences
OnÂ MondayÂ 12 August the Diocese of Norwich Ecumenical Criminal Justice Forum (ECJF) wrote and sent a signed letter toÂ local MPs, Ministers and those involved with Prisons in UK.
Church Revitalisation Training
Following the announcement that the Diocese has been awarded Â£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.
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.
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.
Diocese awarded £2 million for church planting and revitalisation programme
The Diocese has been awarded Â£1.98m by the national Church of England towards a new programme to form new churches and revitalise existing ones.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.Â
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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!
Ecclesiastical Insurance launches parish photo competition
Budding photographers could be in with a chance of winning Â£5,000 as part of a new competition launched by the UK's leading church insurer.