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Take a look at these events of interest to the Norfolk Christian community, including an upcoming photography exhibition, a Car Free Day vigil, a new Steps to Employment course, a Coastline Prayer Chain, a Taize celebration and Prophetic School. More ...
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Launch of Light House prayer centre for Norwich
The Call to Prayer team and trustees are holding a vision evening and launch of Light House, formerly known as the House of Prayer on September 30 More ...
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Norwich Quakers host an event on housing
Are you concerned about housing? An event on September 30 at the Quaker Meeting House in Norwich will cover many issues around housing, from affordability, to downsizing, to energy efficiency and planning proposals. More ...
All welcome at Word on the Wash event
Word on the Wash is a Christian event for all the family set for September 13 and 14. It’s a great opportunity for Christians to join together for faithful and relevant bible teaching, worship and encouragement. More ...
Opera and comedy from Jonathan Veira in Hellesdon 
With his entertaining mix of operatic song and laughter, Christian Jonathan Veira is coming to Meadow Way Chapel in October for an evening of ‘Songs and Tales’.   More ...
Norwich Julian retreat looks at goodness of God
Deepen your spiritual life at a two-day retreat focusing on the teaching of Julian of Norwich on October 11 and 12 in Norwich. More ...
High Holy Days celebrated at Messianic Synagogue
Science-Faith Cathedral lecture on climate change
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Calendar of events

This is a calendar of events for the Christian community in Norwich and Norfolk. E-mail the following details of your event to Network Norfolk Events:  Date, event title, what it involves, start and end time, location (if you include a postcode we can attach an e-map to your entry), contact name and tel no for more details. The details must be received at least two weeks before the event, ideally longer.
This listing contains the next 20 events. If you require information on events even further ahead then visit the comprehensive Calendar database section of this website.

 Rolling Events Diary (see also events on Partners pages) 
Holt - Filling Station talk
7:00pm Monday 23 September, Holt Community Centre, Kerridge Way, Holt
North Norfolk Filling Station is moving from Swanton Novers to Holt, and Will Stuart-Lee will be the first speaker at the new venue.
He is a former solicitor who is now training for ordination at Wycliffe Hall in Oxford, supported by his wife Rebecca and son Peter. Will has previously worked for Christ Church Fulham and Holy Trinity Brompton. He has a passion for pursuing the presence of God and leading others into deeper intimacy with the Father.
 
Everyone will be warmly welcome for an evening of fellowship and worship followed by the main talk. There will also be a time for prayer ministry at the end of the evening. Coffee and cakes will be served from 7pm, with the event starting at 7.30pm.
 
For further details please email Tasha North at :  nnfillingstation@gmail.com or telephone 07825702360
 
 
Film screening of John Betjeman's A...
10:00am Tuesday 24 September, Hungate Medieval Art, Princes St, Norwich

Hungate - a medieval art centre based in the former 14th century church of St Peter Hungate - will be showing a special screening of John Betjeman's 'A Passion for Churches' (1974) as part of their Sacred and/or Secular exhibition programme. Part elegy, part clarion call, Betjeman's film explores the history and future of historic churches in the diocese of Norwich. Introduced by Dr Clare Haynes and Rev Dr Peter Doll. Thursday 24 September, 7pm. Please RSVP to hungateglass@aol.com 
Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/512139342863521/
Norwich - Steps to Employment Course
11:00am Tuesday 24 September, Surrey Chapel, 2 – 6 Botolph Street, Norwich
Surrey Chapel's CAP Job Club will begin a new 'Steps to Employment' Course on Tuesday 24th September.  We will start with coffee and cakes and of course a very friendly and warm welcome!. Everyone is welcome.  The course is suitable for anyone looking for work, whether part time, full time or just something temporary to help with extra expenses over Christmas! We can help if you have only just begun looking for work or have been looking for sometime. We finish every week with a free lunch.

The course runs for 8 weeks taking clients from motivation, through recognising and overcoming obstacles, finding personal strengths to build a great CV, finishing with interview skills in a very informal way, in order for everyone to feel at ease.  We continue to run every Tuesday after the course has finished, to support people until they find work.

Two people found jobs during the last course and one found a specialist volunteer role.  A further 3 people have found suitable employment through the support of Job Club during the last month. 
Service of Remembrance
7:30pm Thursday 26 September, Norwich Cathedral
A time of reflection for all struggling or grieving as a result of drug and alcohol related addiction.
It is a service to remember those lost and suffering due to addiction.
Wherever you are on this journey you would be welcome to join us.
Thursday 26th September 2019 - 7.30pm
Norwich Cathedral, NR1 4DH
This event is organised by The Matthew Project. The Matthew Project team will be there if you wish to talk.
Norwich Healing Rooms
7:30pm Thursday 26 September, St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Prophetic School
9:00am Friday 27 September, House of Prayer, Fishergate
The House of Prayer is holding Prophetic School sessions on Friday mornings. The school will start with coffee at 9am, followed by worship at 9.30, with two morning sessions and ministry time, ending at 1pm.
 
There is no charge but an offering will be taken each week. We would ask that if you wish to participate you will endeavour to be at every session. The school is equally suitable for beginners or those wishing to know more about the biblical foundations of the prophetic. Please contact jill@call2prayer.co.uk to sign up for the school, or for more details.
South Creake lectures
7:00pm Friday 27 September, The Church of Our Lady Saint Mary, Church Lane, South Creake, Fakenham .
Freedom is Coming by Bishop Nick Baines. We live in uncertain times and are not always sure how to live accordingly. Isaiah 40-55 offers insight into faithful living in turbulent times, offering wisdom on hope, fear, the desert experience and joy. How do we hear words of comfort when we are in exile? And does any of this have anything to say to Brexit Britain? This lecture will take us from exile to hope via imagination.
 
Revelation Poetry evening
7:30pm Friday 27 September, Revelation Resource Centre St Michael at Plea Church, Redwell Street, Norwich
Poringland: Heartbeat Ministries
7:30pm Friday 27 September, Poringland Community Centre, Overton Way
Maddy Carvosso, a trained counsellor and prophetic Bible teacher with a wealth of life experience, will be the speaker at Heartbeat Ministries. 
Sheringham - Sewathon
9:00am Saturday 28 September, Lighthouse Community Church, 62 Cromer Road, Sheringham, Norfolk
Lighthouse Community Church in Sheringham supports a school and church project in a small village called Lumpewe in Uganda, and has set up a charity called Reed People to help with developing the school, and provide necessary training and equipment. A team of eight local people will be heading off to Uganda on October 17 for ten days to embark on their latest support mission.
 In order to prepare for the visit, there will be another Sewathon to make drawstring bags which can hold personal items, as this offers the Ugandan women privacy, protection and dignity. Anyone who wishes to be involved is warmly welcome to come along and help, whether or not they can sew.  
Burnham Deepdale - Marham Choir
4:00pm Saturday 28 September, St Mary’s Church, Burnham Deepdale
Marham Military Wives Choir. Part of Deepdale Festival 2019. www.deepdalefestival.co.uk
Burnham Deepdale - concert
2:00pm Sunday 29 September, St Mary’s Church, Burnham Deepdale
Tin Heart Troubadours with The Heart Strings. Part of Deepdale Festival 2019. www.deepdalefestival.co.uk
Rosh Hashanah
10:30am Monday 30 September, Adat Yeshua Messianic Synagogue, Essex St, Norwich
Adat Yeshua will be holding the full High Holy Day Services during the next couple of months as always. There are morning services, all starting at 10.30, for Rosh Hashana (Jewish New Year), Yom Kippur, Sukkot (Tabernacles) and Simchat Torah (Last day of Tabernacles). All services are open to the interested public, but we would ask that if you have any questions about what is expected for each service that you email the Rabbi on rabbi@adatyeshua.co.uk first. Our High Holy Day services tend to be well visited so early ‘booking’ is advised. We look forward to meeting you.
 
Dates for each service: Rosh Hashanah – 30th September, Yom Kippur – 9th October, Sukkot – 14th October, Simchat Torah – 21st October. More details can be found on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AdatYeshua.UBMS
Housing event
7:00pm Monday 30 September, Quaker Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich
Are you concerned about housing?
Perhaps you’re struggling to afford your first place, or are you older, thinking of downsizing and worried about moving away from friends and neighbours? Or perhaps you are interested in energy efficient housing, or appalled by some of the developments proposed for your area?
Norwich - Steps to Employment Course
11:00am Tuesday 1 October, Surrey Chapel, 2 – 6 Botolph Street, Norwich
Surrey Chapel's CAP Job Club is running a 'Steps to Employment' Course.  We will start with coffee and cakes and of course a very friendly and warm welcome!. Everyone is welcome.  The course is suitable for anyone looking for work, whether part time, full time or just something temporary to help with extra expenses over Christmas! We can help if you have only just begun looking for work or have been looking for sometime. We finish every week with a free lunch.

The course runs for 8 weeks taking clients from motivation, through recognising and overcoming obstacles, finding personal strengths to build a great CV, finishing with interview skills in a very informal way, in order for everyone to feel at ease.  We continue to run every Tuesday after the course has finished, to support people until they find work.

Two people found jobs during the last course and one found a specialist volunteer role.  A further 3 people have found suitable employment through the support of Job Club during the last month. 
King's Lynn - Training and Information...
7:00pm Tuesday 1 October, St John’s Church in the Walks, Blackfriars Road, King's Lynn
Four information and training evenings are planned in October to inspire and prepare new recruits, as well as inform the wider team about this winter's plans and any changes for the new season.No experience is needed and you can volunteer as much or little time as you wish. You can contact Lucy McKitterick, Night Shelter Coordinator by emailing nightshelter.steering@gmail.com or call 01553 776109.
Transforming Norwich – Leaders Lunch
12:30pm Wednesday 2 October, Oak Grove Chapel, Catton Grove Road, Norwich
A light lunch will be provided from 12.30pm and donations towards this will be welcomed.  At the lunch there will be the opportunity to eat and pray together and the host is to be arranged. It will end by 2pm.
 
Please confirm your attendance to Lisa Fifield the Transforming Norwich administrator at transformingnorwich@gmail.com at least one week by Wednesday September 25.
King's Lynn - Training and Information...
7:00pm Wednesday 2 October, All Saints Church, Manor Road, North Wootton, King's Lynn
Four information and training evenings are planned in October to inspire and prepare new recruits, as well as inform the wider team about this winter's plans and any changes for the new season.No experience is needed and you can volunteer as much or little time as you wish. You can contact Lucy McKitterick, Night Shelter Coordinator by emailing nightshelter.steering@gmail.com or call 01553 776109.
Norwich Healing Rooms
7:30pm Thursday 3 October, St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Norwich Healing Rooms every Thursday evening 7.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. at St Edmunds Church Fishergate
Prophetic School
9:00am Friday 4 October, House of Prayer, Fishergate
The House of Prayer is holding Prophetic School sessions on Friday mornings. The school will start with coffee at 9am, followed by worship at 9.30, with two morning sessions and ministry time, ending at 1pm.
 
There is no charge but an offering will be taken each week. We would ask that if you wish to participate you will endeavour to be at every session. The school is equally suitable for beginners or those wishing to know more about the biblical foundations of the prophetic. Please contact jill@call2prayer.co.uk to sign up for the school, or for more details.
Norwich - The Julian Book Club
3:20pm Friday 4 October, The Julian Centre, St Julians Alley/King St, Norwich
On the first Friday of each month you can join with others over tea and cake to share what you thought and felt about one of Julian of Norwich’s visions or ‘shewings’. This week: Twelfth Shewing, I IT AM
Garboldisham - Ouse Valley Filling...
7:30pm Friday 4 October, Garboldisham Village Hall, Church Road, Garboldisham, Diss
Each month we focus on drawing close to God through worship, testimony and hearing God’s Word taught.  The aim is to experience His tangible presence in our worship times, so that we are refreshed and refuelled by the Holy Spirit to be happy witnesses for Jesus. This month our speaker is Stephen Green. You are welcome to email us at ousevalleyfillingstation.org.uk if you would like to have further details.

There is always the opportunity for prayer ministry in the power of the Holy Spirit during our meetings. We are expectant of seeing God move in power to accompany the preaching of God’s Word. We do hope that you will come and join us. You will be warmly welcomed. Refreshments from 7.00pm.
Thorpe St Andrew - New Dementia Support...
2:30pm Saturday 5 October, ‘the place’, 61 Spinney Road, Thorpe St Andrew,
Sarah Housden, a Christian and Senior Lecturer at the UEA, will use her expertise and passion to launch a new monthly Dementia Support Group in Thorpe St Andrew open to anyone in the early stages following a dementia diagnosis, carers or those with concerns or an interest in the area.

Anyone wanting to find out more, or to assist with or come along to the group can contact Sarah at sarahj.housden@gmail.com or by phone in the evenings on 01603 436907.
Pilgrimage in honour of St. Fursey
2:30pm Saturday 5 October, SS Peter & Paul Church, Burgh Castle, Butt Ln, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth
Ecumenical service in church at 2.30pm. (Guest speaker Revd Suzie Ellis)
Followed by optional walk to The Roman Fort for a short Act of Worship at the site of Fursey’s monastery and light  refreshments at The Village Hall.
 
Further details from Maureen Grey 01493- 781747
Upper Sheringham - Musical tea
3:00pm Saturday 5 October, Upper Sheringham Parish Church
Afternoon Tea with Light Music – (Flute: Wyatt Earp, Contralto: Vera Cooke, Piano: Angela Dugdale MBE).  Tickets £10 in advance from Lin Wright 01263 822312.  In aid of the All Saints Bell Appeal.
 
Ashton Lane
7:00pm Saturday 5 October, The Well Christian Centre, Swaffham Road. Ashill Norfolk,
Hellesdon - Songs and Tales with...
7:00pm Saturday 5 October, Meadow Way Chapel, Chapel Court, Hellesdon, Norwich
Combining his entertaining brand of operatic song and laughter Christian Jonathan Viera is coming to Meadow Way Chapel in October for an evening of ‘Songs & Tales’.  Tickets for the evening with international singer and raconteur Jonathan Veira cost £8 or £4 for under 16s and can be bought from the Cards ‘n’ Things shop at 193 Reepham Road, Hellesdon or call 01603 485 832.
Hempstead - Holy Land talks
3:30pm Sunday 6 October, The Barn at Hole Farm, Hempstead, Holt
A rare opportunity to hear from a Rabbi, an Imam and a priest at an afternoon of tea and talks. The event, entitled “Loving God and Loving Your Neighbour in the Holy Land” is organised by the Matlaske Benefice. The speakers are: Sheikh Ibrahim Mogra, a leading Iman in the United Kingdom; Rabbi Natan Levy, Head of Operations for Faiths Forum for London; Revd Dr Yazid Said, an Anglican priest, from Nazareth.
The discussions will be concluded by Rt Revd David Gillett, Interfaith Adviser for the Diocese of Norwich.
Tickets cost £15 per person and include traditional afternoon tea at 3.30pm, followed by the talks at 4.15pm, and drinks and chat afterwards from 5.30pm.  Any proceeds will go towards helping young people and families in the Matlaske Benefice and charities selected by each speaker.
Tickets should be bought in advance from Corinne Youngs. e-mail : corinne@avyoungs.com  or ring 01263 577 263.
Norwich - Steps to Employment Course
11:00am Tuesday 8 October, Surrey Chapel, 2 – 6 Botolph Street, Norwich
Surrey Chapel's CAP Job Club is running a 'Steps to Employment' Course.  We will start with coffee and cakes and of course a very friendly and warm welcome!. Everyone is welcome.  The course is suitable for anyone looking for work, whether part time, full time or just something temporary to help with extra expenses over Christmas! We can help if you have only just begun looking for work or have been looking for sometime. We finish every week with a free lunch.

The course runs for 8 weeks taking clients from motivation, through recognising and overcoming obstacles, finding personal strengths to build a great CV, finishing with interview skills in a very informal way, in order for everyone to feel at ease.  We continue to run every Tuesday after the course has finished, to support people until they find work.

Two people found jobs during the last course and one found a specialist volunteer role.  A further 3 people have found suitable employment through the support of Job Club during the last month. 
King's Lynn - Training and Information...
7:00pm Tuesday 8 October, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Wisbech Road, King's Lynn
This is the third of four information and training evenings planned in October to inspire and prepare new recruits, as well as inform the wider team about this winter's plans and any changes for the new season.No experience is needed and you can volunteer as much or little time as you wish. You can contact Lucy McKitterick, Night Shelter Coordinator by emailing nightshelter.steering@gmail.com or call 01553 776109.
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