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Faith groups in Norfolk will come together in August to begin a multifaith relay pilgrimage towards Glasgow, the venue for the COP26 UN climate talks; and anyone is welcome to join the pilgrimage.
With the addition of Pete and Tricia Gillett, the Waterways Chaplaincy Team has recorded a 100% growth in members.
Great Yarmouth Salvation Army has appointed local man Harry Woods as Community Manager in a new role to drive its community support projects in the town.
Stalham has a new Community Fridge, joining several other towns and villages in the county which have joined in with this initiative.
Paul Weatherill and a team from Rotary Club Watton and District have built a boat from a Shelterbox and will be sailing it across the Norfolk Broads from Yarmouth to Norwich next month.
Emergency repair work on south face of Great Yarmouth Minster following a fall of stonework last year has now been completed.
Two volunteers at a community café in Yarmouth will be doing a tandem skydive next month to raise money for the café outreach.
A running club set up during pandemic restrictions at three churches in the Brundall area has now started running together as a group.
Five churches in the Yarmouth area are taking part in a phone befriending scheme, but more are being urged to join, as demand for the service grows.
The Gospel Hall in the Broadland village of Reedham has closed, and will be going under the auction hammer, because of a decline in attendance.
Acle Churches Together (ACT) held its traditional annual prayer walk last Sunday, stopping at various venues in the community to recognise and pray for the work done by the staff employed by them.
Anna Chaplaincy is a spiritual support and welfare scheme for older people, and churches in the Great Yarmouth area are urged to consider how it might be a way to offer emotional and spiritual support to the older population in the borough.
The Great Yarmouth Pathway Cafe and Support Centre, run by Minster Mission, has supplied 1233 meals to needy locals during April.
Christian homeless charity Hope Into Action (HIA) UK celebrated their 10 year anniversary last year, and celebrated by opening a new house in Gorleston, with another expected to open in Sheringham later this year.
Regulars at an East Norfolk church will have a double cause for rejoicing on Easter Day this year. As well as celebrating the resurrection of Jesus, they will also be giving thanks for the historic building’s lease of new life following essential repairs.
A Gorleston vicar who was awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List, has been explaining how he came to be in Gorleston and about some of the work taking place in his community.
Work is proceeding on urgent repairs to the roof of St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Great Yarmouth thanks to a grant from English Heritage.
The Identity Youth project, based in Gorleston, will be holding a virtual celebration night on March 15, and everyone is invited to join the meeting on Zoom.
Kingsgate Community Church in Great Yarmouth has just launched a new service to provide children’s clothing to needy local families.
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