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Jill prays for justice, peace and wisdom
Jill Gower from the Call to Prayer ministry offers some words for us to pray with in these times of turmoil More ...
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Christ Church crafters create a Quilt of Kindness 
A creative women’s group at Christ Church in Eaton has come together to make a ‘Quilt of Kindness’ to help people reflect on the kindness being displayed during lockdown. More ...
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Norwich church launches telephone lifeline
A new initiative, called ‘Two’s Company’, is being launched by Oak Grove Community Church in North Norwich this week as a lifeline to those who find themselves cut off from the outside world during the Covid-19 crisis. More ...
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Matthew Project lockdown challenge raises £3k 
Supporters of the Matthew Project in Norwich have raised over £3,000 for the Christian charity by taking part in a 21-day lockdown challenge to give something up or take up a positive activity. More ...
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Helping Norfolk churches to house the homeless
The Christian charity Hope in Action is planning to expand its work to house the homeless to two more towns in Norfolk and continue despite the Covid-19 lockdown. More ...
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High school helps to create visors and face masks
Members of staff at Notre Dame Catholic High School have been busy producing PPE for the NHS and other frontline workers. More ...
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Jill invites the Church to become living stones 
Jill Gower from the Call to Prayer ministry sees a new way of being Church during the Covid-19 lockdown, as we prepare our hearts to receive the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. More ...
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Martham churches’ foodbank meets local needs  
The churches in Martham in East Norfolk are working to provide a foodbank to meet local needs during the coronavirus crisis, but this may become permanent after the lockdown eases. More ...
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Rural Norfolk church offers a shop-and-chat service 
The Fountain of Life Church in Ashill is offering practical assistance to church members and many others in the wider community who need help during the current pandemic. More ...
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Thetford applauds an NHS volunteer driver 
After being furloughed, Andy Richardson, from St Mary’s Catholic church in Thetford, began coordinating support for vulnerable people in the parish. More ...
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Christ Church Eaton rises to the challenges of Covid 
Christ Church in Eaton has reinvented its worshipping life so as to provide a relevant service to the local community during the current lockdown. More ...
Norwich Church provides food vouchers for people at risk 
Norwich-based church Proclaimers has been able to raise thousands of pounds for families in need. And money continues to come in. More ...
Aylsham Church’s phone box larder  
Aylsham Parish Church has set up a Community Larder in a disused phone box on the Blickling Estate, to support the local community during the current lockdown. More ...
Briston church providing expert support  
Briston Congregational Church operates a “chat line” manned by trained professionals which is now particularly active in supporting the community during the current lockdown. More ...
Gorleston church sets up community helpline  
St Mary Magdalene Church in Gorleston has launched a helpline to offer help to those in the community particularly affected by the lockdown. More ...
Norwich synagogue helps launch foodbank
The Adat Yeshua Messianic Synagogue and NR2 Community Skill Share in Norwich have launched a foodbank to help feed people who are going hungry because of the Covid-19 crisis. More ...
Norwich church offers printing and perishables
St Francis church in Heartsease, Norwich, has offered to help families which are home schooling, and to run deliveries from its community fridge. More ...
Yare Valley Churches supporting the community  
Churches in the Brundall and Blofield area, together with local councils and community groups and the local hardware shop have teamed up to provide community support during the coronavirus crisis. More ...
Trusting in the rock when the storms come 
As new possibilities open for us in these turbulent times, Jill Gower from the Call to Prayer ministry asks for the release of a spirit of hope. More ...
An invitation to speak Shalom over families 
Jill Gower, Director of the Call to Prayer ministry, invites us to call down peace on families as they seek to adapt to the Government’s changing guidelines. More ...
King’s Lynn church brings free shopping to vulnerable people
Gaywood church in King’s Lynn is pioneering a scheme to provide essential bundles to those in the community who are unable to do their normal shopping. More ...
NE Norfolk churches supporting the community  
Members of the churches in the Coastal group of parishes are providing support for community during the coronavirus crisis. More ...
Churches and council looking after Ludham  
Ludham Churches Together in association with Ludham Parish Council are providing a food and drink ordering and delivery service for villagers, including the collection of prescriptions. More ...
Let's pray for the right lifting of lockdown 
As the Government prepares to announce its plans for the lifting of lockdown, Call To Prayer invites the Christian community to pray for divine guidance. More ...
Cromer foodbank launches delivery service
The Cromer and District Foodbank has launched a delivery service during the current pandemic, but are running short of some specific items. More ...
Norwich Youth for Christ breaks Covid isolation
Each day Norwich Youth for Christ is giving young people in lockdown a chance to say ‘Hi’ online. Nick Blanch, Director of Norwich Youth for Christ, reports. More ...
Let’s pray for our police, and for those facing debt
Call to Prayer, which is based at the Light House in Fishergate, Norwich, invites the Christian community to join in praying for two groups which are on the frontline. More ...
A prayer for those who are feeling lonely 
Jill Gower from the Call to Prayer ministry invites us to unite in prayer for those who are struggling with isolation or finding it hard to manage financially. More ...
A call to pray for our care homes 
The Call to Prayer ministry invites Christians in Norfolk and beyond to join in focussed prayer this week for some of the most vulnerable areas of our community. More ...
Charity appeals for help as it adapts to Covid-19 crisis
A Norfolk pregnancy loss charity has adapted its service to ensure it can continue to support bereaved parents throughout the Covid-19 crisis, and has issued a call for help to ensure it survives the effects of the pandemic. More ...
Faith and Police Together could be new normal
As the government considers the end of lockdown, the Christian Police Association is examining ways in which churches and the police could work together. Marie Reavey shares some ideas. More ...
Norwich Cathedral shares homeschool resources 
Norwich Cathedral’s Schools and Families learning department has released new resources for parents and carers who are schooling their children from home. More ...
English + goes online to support BME community 
English +, the Norfolk language service for the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) community, has moved its services online so as to continue to provide support during the coronavirus crisis. More ...
King’s Lynn debt centre picks up the phone 
The CAP Debt Centre in King’s Lynn is continuing to serve people with unmanageable debt, having moved its appointments from face-to-face to telephone. More ...
Norwich School makes face masks for NHS and nursing homes 
Teachers from Norwich School have responded to NHS concerns about personal protective equipment by manufacturing their own. More ...
Dereham churches throw a lifeline to shut-ins 
Churches in Dereham have united to provide emergency help to families and individuals who have been cut off by the coronavirus crisis. More ...
Soul Foundation reaches thousands with free meals 
The Soul Foundation is scaling up massively in response to the coronavirus crisis, and is now aiming to deliver 130,000 meals a month across the city. More ...
Lady Dannatt backs Christian Covid-19 initiative
Lady Dannatt, the Lord-Lieutenant of Norfolk has backed the new faithhopelovenorfolk initiative to help the Christian community across the county respond to the developing Covid-19 crisis. More ...
Prayer lighthouses shine through the Covid gloom 
The Call To Prayer ministry, based at the Light House in Fishergate, Norwich, has put together a prayer strategy to help maximise prayer cover during this current global Covid-19 crisis. More ...
Sprowston church offers food to desperate families 
St Cuthbert’s Church, Sprowston, is offering to deliver food to local families facing a desperate shortage due to the current Covid-19 restrictions. More ...
Norwich church's crisis care team give Covid-19 help
The Crisis Care Team at St Thomas Norwich church is supporting people who have been impacted by Covid-19 who may be self-isolating, unable to get out or are vulnerable, by picking up prescriptions, shopping, telephone support and prayer. More ...
Norfolk foodbanks find ways to carry on through crisis 
Across west and mid-Norfolk, foodbanks are adapting to the current crisis, putting measures in place which are enabling them to continue serving those who need emergency food. More ...
Waveney foodbank feeds hundreds every week
Waveney foodbank feeds hundreds of people in crisis every week across South Norfolk and North Suffolk and is continuing to do so in spite of the Covid-19 lockdown. More ...
Hunstanton Foodbank remains open during crisis  
The Hunstanton and District Foodbank is keeping its doors open during the Coronavirus crisis, but will deliver food parcels where possible. More ...
Digital resources to help churches connect
New and existing digital resources are being made available to churches across Norwich and Norfolk to help them reach people in need and communicate more effectively online. More ...
Matthew Project's work even more vital during lockdown
During this time of lockdown and social isolation, the work of the Matthew Project across Norfolk is more vital than ever says its CEO, Andy Sexton. More ...
YMCA Norfolk supports young people during crisis
YMCA Norfolk’s housing services arm continues to provide a safe home for 240 young people, many with medium to high risk and often complex needs. More ...
Yarmouth Foodbank feeds 450 in three weeks  
The Great Yarmouth Foodbank Emergency Delivery Service has delivered emergency food parcels to more than 450 people in its first three weeks of operation. More ...
Norfolk Christian initiative launched as Covid-19 response
With the backing of a wide range of Norfolk Christian leaders, Network Norfolk is today launching a new ecumenical project to help local churches and Christian groups respond to the Covid-19 crisis and is asking them to send us their project stories. More ...
Norfolk Christian leaders back faithhopelovenorfolk
The “faithhopelovenorfolk” project has been backed by senior church and Christian organisation leaders from across the county. More ...
Time of growth for Norwich sports ministry 
The Sports Factory has been sharing the gospel through sport in Norwich since 2014 and is now holding regular fitness and prayer sessions online on Facebook and YouTube to help reach people during the Covid-19 crisis. More ...
King's Lynn debt service continues by phone and Zoom
The Christians Against Poverty (CAP) debt counselling service in King's Lynn is moving all of its appointments from face-to-face to phone, so as to continue supporting clients during the lockdown More ...
Sheringham Salvation Army helping the community
Sheringham Salvation Army has been providing help for local people during the current coronavirus epidemic, and is preparing for a surge in demand for food parcels as the crisis deepens. More ...
Wells churches set up telephone call line
Wells Churches Together has set up a call-line for anyone in Wells-next-the-Sea and surrounding villages who needs a friendly voice to talk to during the coronavirus crisis. More ...
Christian project aims to combat loneliness in Norfolk
A national initiative to address social isolation and loneliness has launched in Norfolk and is looking for churches and Christian agencies to work with it to address the issue, with the possibility of a £2,000 grant available. More ...
YMCA Norfolk supports the vulnerable during crisis
YMCA Norfolk is continuing to provide essential support to vulnerable young people and families across the county during the current Covid-19 outbreak. More ...
Church shifts focus to vulnerable and needy 
Now that public worship is suspended, Christ Church in Eaton has decided to channel its energy into supporting vulnerable people and keeping the community connected. More ...
Norwich Christian project delivers picnic parcels
Norwich Christian community project ENYP will continue to deliver thousands of ‘picnic bags’ of fresh food during the Coronavirus period to those in need across the city. More ...
Norwich Salvation Army rallies to support homeless 
Norwich Salvation Army has rallied to support the homeless and vulnerable people as a response to the coronavirus crisis. More ...
Norfolk models kindness as church leaders call to action
As national church leaders call for a day of prayer and action on Sunday in response to the Coronavirus, Norfolk people are already taking the initiative to model acts of kindness. More ...
Norwich pastor's Coronavirus plea to be kind
As the Coronavirus crisis deepens, Norwich church pastor Craig Deal has issued a plea to look out for the vulnerable, the poor and the lonely and to be kind to one another. More ...
Church responds to community during virus outbreak
A Norwich church is responding to vulnerable people in Thorpe St Andrew and is committed to supporting the community. More ...

 


Published: 01/01/2020


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