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
Acle memorial gardens ceremony
On Saturday 7 September at 10am at Acle War Memorial Hall Recreation Centre a ceremony took place to celebrate the opening of Memorial Gardens in memory of those who gave their lives in World Wars One and Two.
Life in the Lynn Deanery
People across the Lynn Deanery welcomed Bishop Graham to their local communities and shared their projects, churches, outreach, hopes and concerns in the areas of their service and ministry yesterday.
Bishop Jonathan's prayer pilgrimage to St Benet at Waxham & Tunstead Deanery
On Thursday 29 August, The Bishop of Lynn, the Rt Revd Bishop Jonathan Meyrick went on a pilgrimage of prayer, worship, and a boat ride. Here, Robin Myerscough, tells us more.
Church and Benjamin foundation join forces to give young people a brighter future
Aylsham Parish Church has teamed up with the Benjamin Foundation to help and encourage young people living in supported accommodation with the Go-Ahead Career Coaching Award Scheme.
Pop up Pub at Little Barningham Parish Church a huge success
Little Barningham village's last permanent pub closed its door decades ago, but the beer and wineÂ were flowing on Friday 23 August for the whole community and beyond.
120 cars gather for 12th Norfolk Open Churches Classic Car Run
Around 120 classic cars gathered at Norwich Cathedral on Saturday 3 August for the start of the 2019Â Norfolk Open Churches Classic Car Run.
Historic finds at the medieval church of All Saints' Waterden in Norfolk
Three surprise findings have been uncovered during a Â£270,000 restoration of Waterden church in North Norfolk in the middle of fields near the site of the lost medieval village it served.
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.
It's Beane a blast
The community of Aylsham threw a huge one-day festival this month to say thank you and farewell to Revd Canon Andrew Beane and his family, as he moves to take up a new post as the Archdeacon of Exeter in Devon.
Potterfest - in a church!
Harry Potter fans flocked to Cawston on Friday 9 August where the amazing medieval church provided a backdrop for a celebration of J.K. Rowling's magical world.
Work of church Community Fridge receives official recognition
The Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk, Countess Euston, and Deputy Lieutenant, William Kendall, visited the Lowestoft Community Fridge at Saint Andrews Church today.
Might God be calling you to Reader Ministry?
On Saturday 21 September four new Readers will be licensed in Norwich Cathedral, and over a hundred more will renew their promises, as they do each year in a Readers' Day Eucharist that highlights the importance of this essential ministry.
An update from The Living Room project
The Living Room was set up by some of the Great Yarmouth church leaders and Imagine Norfolk Together, working in conjunction with local agencies, and first opened its doors in January 2017.
Christ Church Lowestoft celebrates 150 years
Monica Brewster shares the story of the ongoing commemorations of Christ Church's 150 years of outreach and ministry in the seaside community of Lowestoft.
Upper Sheringham Bells on their way to Dorset!
Sue Morton, Project Coordinator for Upper Sheringham Bell Appeal gives an update on the project.
Bishop Jonathan's Prayer Pilgrimage to Loddon Deanery
On 2 July the Bishop of Lynn, the Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick, visited the Loddon Deanery, continuing the Bishops' Prayer Pilgrimages.
It's Beane a blast - saying farewell to Revd Canon Andrew Beane
The community of Aylsham are throwing a one-day festival on Sunday 28 July to say thank you and farewell to their Rector, Revd Canon Andrew Beane, as he prepares to take up a new post as the Archdeacon of Exeter in Devon.
Arron's ration challenge to support Syrian refugees
One of the Activity Instructors at the Horstead Centre, Arron Fisk, has been raising money for Syrian Refugees by undertaking a sponsored ration challenge. Centre Manager Josie Barnett tells us more.
MP visits Forncett Primary School
On Friday 21 June, Richard Bacon, MP for South Norfolk came to Forncett Primary School to find out about unlocking education for all children. This is a campaign to help all children to have an education, currently 262 million are locked out of education.
Beer and hymns in North Elmham
Beer & Hymns at The King's Head in North Elmham welcomed Bishop Jonathan to its Eastertide evening in late May. The Revd Sally Kimmis, Heart of Norfolk BenficeTeam Rector, tells us more.
Local residents turn out in large numbers for community fete
Saturday 15 June saw the roads around Magdalen Square in Gorleston closed off and the green space taken over by 'Summer on the Mag', a community fete hosted by St Mary Magdalene Church and incorporating Magdalen Way Methodist Church Summer Fair.
Modern Slavery - from Lambeth Palace to a Norfolk train
Anna Heydon, Imagine Norfolk Together Worker recently went to a Modern Slavery conference at Lambeth Palace. She shares her story below.
Great progress on the Waterden Restoration Project
Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund, All Saints Church Waterden were awarded a grant of Â£183,000 last September for a major building project on their church.
24/7 Prayer for Thy Kingdom Come at Heacham Church
The congregation of St Mary the Virgin, Heacham ran a 24/7 prayer room in their church hall for the second year running, as part of the global Thy Kingdom Come prayer campaign. Penny Taylor, Western Shore Team Administrator, tells us more.
Norfolk Christian-inspired Cloth of Kindness exhibition
'Love is the Thread' is a new exhibition at the Burning Bush Barn in South Norfolk showcasing the work of the Cloth of Kindness Project, an arts and wellbeing initiative developed by a Norfolk Christian artist for cancer patients and users of the Big C Centres across Norfolk.
King's Lynn churches set to stage free festival
A dozen West Norfolk churches are set to come together for the fourth year running at the Celebrate Festival for a community fun day in the centre of King's Lynn on Saturday 8 June, facilitated by Celebrate King's Lynn.
Vicar prepares for leap of faith from church tower
The Revd Sharon Lord, rector at Pakefield Church, is set to take a leap of faith from a clifftop church tower to help boost an appeal for the building's upkeep.
Bishop of Lynn enjoys the sights of South Norfolk
Sunny skies and eager pilgrims met the Bishop of Lynn, the Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick, from the train in Attleborough on Tuesday for his Prayer Pilgrimage to the Deanery of Thetford and Rockland (an area stretching from Attleborough to Thetford along the A11 in South Norfolk).
Volunteers abseil church tower to raise funds
Marleen Madinda of The Long Stratton and Pilgrim Team Ministry made it safely to the ground to share her recent abseiling challenge from All Saints Church in Tibenham.
Archdeacon's Charge 2019
Well it was certainly a case that rain didn't stop play at the Archdeacon's Charge and Family Picnic 2019 at Sandringham. The sun may not have made an appearance but crowds of people certainly did.
Space to recharge and reflect
For the second year in a row student at Aylsham High School have been exploring prayer, spirituality and life's biggest questions with their very own interactive prayer space.
The R34 adventure - a centenary church service done different!
In 1919 the R34 airship flew from Scotland to Long Island and back to Pulham, the first double airborne Atlantic crossing. Diss Museum's celebrations include a service with a difference, featuring the story of this airship, at St. Mary's Church on Sunday 14 July.
Success for the King's Lynn Winter Night Shelter
On 1 November 2018 the King's Lynn Winter Night Shelter opened its doors for our first full winter season, and by 31 March 2019 had welcomed 97 people as guests.
Ecumenical sunrise service at Acle
Once again the Norfolk Broads Village of Acle demonstrated its enthusiastic commitment to ecumenism with a joint churches Easter sunrise service.
Gorleston's young people serving their community
A group of young people from Gorleston spent part of their Easter holidays undertaking manual jobs to serve their community.Â