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Lighthouse Community Church in Sheringham has launched a project to provide packed lunches to local needy children over the October half term, when school lunches are not available.
As the world faces tough environmental challenges, especially in the light of the global pandemic, a group from churches in North Norfolk hosted a successful webinar recently to discuss climate change from a Christian point of view.
A retired priest, now living in North Norfolk, has published two new books aimed at helping people to access the Christian faith.
Fr Dick Healey, who has been serving at Parish Priest in Fakenham, has retired after 40 years of ministry and moved to Montana in Great Barton, near Bury St Edmunds.
An outdoor Fairtrade stall at Sheringham Methodists’ recent harvest weekend marked the retirement of Brenda Smith from “Fairtrade for Sheringham”.
A different kind of church, more spontaneous and bottom-up, has been emerging from the struggle with the virus. John Hindley, pastor of Broadgrace Church, shares his surprise at what he is seeing.
As he ordained a new priest in St John’s Cathedral in Norwich Bishop Alan Hopes encouraged him to mould his life on the mystery of the Lord’s presence.
On a sunny autumn afternoon Bishop Alan Hopes inducted Mgr Philip Moger as the new Rector of the National Shrine at Walsingham.
The re-use charity Scrapbox is resuming operations after lockdown, and has appointed the Bishop of Norwich, Rt Rev’d Graham Usher as its new Patron.
Church bells are once again ringing out over the North Norfolk village of Upper Sheringham, following the completion of a two-year restoration project.
Three North Norfolk churches will benefit from a charity day to be held at the Mannington Estate on Saturday September 6.
Champing, the concept of camping overnight in historic churches is now available at St Michael the Archangel in Booton, and bookings are being taken on-line.
Cawston Parish Church is heavily involved in an open gardens weekend and scarecrow festival, designed to bring the village together again after a summer of cancelled events.
Norfolk writer Jane Walters, who writes a regular column for Network Norfolk, is running creative writing retreats at the Pleasaunce in Overstrand in December and next April, and bookings are now being taken.
A community larder has been set up in Mundesley by the local parish church for anyone to collect food that would otherwise go to waste. There is also a community fridge.
Rev Jack Branford, is leaving Aylsham Parish Church to take up a role as chaplain of Gresham’s School in Holt, led his final service at the church on Sunday August 2.
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.
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.
The members of Worstead Baptist Church have been supporting their local community during the current pandemic, with the benefits reaching out across North Norfolk.
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