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Plans for a major re-development of the Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham are to be reviewed after concerns were raised about its effect on the Grade I Listed Slipper Chapel and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on visitor numbers and finances.
The Bishop of Norwich, Rt Rev Graham Usher, has ordained six people as deacons in the first ordinations in the diocese since the lockdown.
Whether the need was wash bags or plants, Tec church has stretched every fibre of the imagination to support its local community. Vic Ready, Senior Pastor of the church, tells the story.
Norfolk churches went digital in a very big way over the Covid-19 lockdown and most of them plan to continue that way into the future, a survey by Network Norfolk has revealed. Keith Morris reports in the second of our series of articles.
Many of us are struggling with the use of face coverings, but Andy Bryant suggests that the act of wearing them can have a spiritual significance.
Harry, aged 8, who attends Fountain of Life church in Norfolk with his family, is walking 46 miles of the Peddars Way with his grandad to raise money for Tearfund.
The Duchess of Cambridge has today helped to launch a new baby bank initiative at a West Norfolk church, with a personal volunteering visit.
The parishes of Eaton have found an innovative alternative to their traditional summer holiday club for children – activity packs.
The Rt Revd Graham Usher, Bishop of Norwich has become the new Patron of Wherry Yacht Charter (WYC), and marked this with a trip on wherry yacht Olive to St Benet’s Abbey.
Sheringham BeachLife has gone on-line for 2020, and a video presentation of the popular Beach Special has been released as part of Sheringham’s virtual Carnival this year.
YMCA Norfolk is looking for an Assistant Finance Officer, based in Norwich.
Ordinations in the Diocese of Norwich will be “done different” this year, due to the restrictions imposed by Covid-19 with over 20 people becoming priests or deacons this summer - the first Church of England diocese to hold such ordinations this year.
Rev Matthew Price encourages us to take heart and allow Jesus to take our tiredness on His shoulders.
Half-a-dozen Norfolk churches have been awarded £12,000 towards urgent repairs by the Norfolk Churches Trust.
Over 20,000 meals will be provided to hungry families over the school summer holidays thanks to the churches and schools of the Diocese of Norwich.
Ringsfield Hall, the Christian activity centre near Beccles, has reached the final of a competition being run by Persimmon Homes to support children’s health and education.
Cliff Park Community Church in Gorleston has been active in supporting the local community during lockdown, helping with food and meals distribution, as well as on-line services and an Alpha course.
Norwich Healing Rooms will be reopening from Thursday August 6 and will be ready to welcome people who would like prayer every week from 7.30pm.
Churches across Norfolk are starting to emerge from an historic 15-week lockdown and closure of churches – some cautiously and some much more confidently – but almost half will not re-open until September at the earliest.