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Lottery joy for Norwich cathedral
The long-running campaign to transform Norwich Cathedral was surging towards completion yesterday after scooping £2.3m in lottery cash. More ...
End of the road as Living Water closes down
Well-known Norfolk Christian Festival Living Water and the Ashill-based Living Water Trust has been closed down and the festival will not be running again in the future. More ...
Cathedral close to £10m project target
An ambitious campaign to raise £10m to develop Norwich's Anglican cathedral is within a whisker of reaching its magic mark. More ...
Yarmouth mayor risks blowing nativity fuse
When the Mayor of Great Yarmouth turns on the lights at St. Andrew’s Gorleston Nativity Festival everyone will be praying she doesn’t blow a fuse. More ...
Smash and grab at Norwich Cathedral
Thieves have smashed a unique and valuable stained glass window to steal loose change in a collection box at Norwich Cathedral. More ...
Commemoration first for Norwich cathedral
St John's Cathedral, Norwich, is to open a unique and special place of repose for cremated remains, in a first for East Anglia. More ...
Chance to join Norwich Christian football teams
Two Norwich Christian football teams, including one which has been trained by an England international player, are looking for new players. More ...
Good news on Norfolk church attendance
Church attendance figures in Norfolk have stabilised while some of the non-conformist faiths are reporting significant increases. More ...
Norwich churches build for the future
Three city congregations are embarking on ambitious building projects, showing that the future of the church in Norwich is alive and growing. More ...
Actress backs medieval mystic appeal
Her alter ego might be busybody Hyacinth Bucket but in real life Patricia Routledge showed her serious side as she helped to launch a £100,000 fundraising initiative in Norwich. More ...
NCBC are creating a church for the future
NCBC are creating a church for the future It's been a busy few months for Norwich Central Baptist Church - the past 18 months have been occupied with planning and building and yet more planning and building. More ...
Mystic's friends launch cash appeal
Friends of Norwich's world-famous mystic, Lady Julian, are hoping for a cash boost as donations start flooding for a £100k appeal More ...
Thousands attend Norfolk Living Water event
Thousands of people from all across the country have enjoying a wet and windy Living Water Festival at the Royal Norfolk Showground near Norwich. More ...
Delia's hope for Carrow Road chapel
Delia Smith has told how she hopes Norwich City Football Club will one day emulate Real Madrid by building a chapel at Carrow Road. More ...
Norwich Cathedral set for Lottery million
Norwich’s Roman Catholic Cathedral has received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project to improve access and provide essential new facilities. More ...
Christian footballers appeal for help
Two Christian football leagues in Norfolk have amalgamated together and appealed for more volunteers to come forward to help run the leagues More ...
World Cup added to community concert
Oak Grove Chapel’s annual community concert in Norwich takes place this Saturday, July 1, with an added attraction of England playing World Cup football against Portugal on a big screen from 4pm. More ...
Church joins school in new community hall plan
A Norwich church has joined in partnership with the local authority in an innovative scheme which plans to build a large new community hall with a contribution towards the cost of around £350,000. More ...
Repair shock turns to delight for city church
A huge roof repair bill for Silver Road Baptist Church in Norwich changed from despair to delight when a move to a smaller hall increased the congregation size. More ...
Norwich's cathedrals embrace the world
Norwich’s two cathedrals are embracing the world and each other in a joint flower festival which they hope will attract over 20,000 visitors. More ...
Awesome weekend planned by church
Proclaimers Church in Norwich is planning an Awesome birthday weekend to mark the first year of its ground-breaking evening service. More ...
Norwich church blaze may have been arson
As Norwich police revealed that they are treating the blaze at Mount Zion Family Life Centre as possible arson, the church said that they are planning to rebuild. More ...
Seven-goal thriller in Bishop's Cup final
A seven-goal thriller decided the eventual winners of this year’s Norfolk Christian Football League Bishop’s Cup trophy - Norwich Central Baptist Church. More ...
Norfolk groups offered cards for free
Thousands of free greeting cards and poetry note cards are being offered to Norfolk churches, faith groups and charities. More ...
Football cup final fever in Christian league
With World Cup fever reaching a peak, the Norfolk Christian Football League and its Youth League are staging their own cup finals over the next two weekends. More ...
Unique Norwich church celebrates its 250th
One of Norwich’s most unique church buildings will be opening its doors to the public to celebrate its 250th anniversary from May 12-14. More ...
Norwich street pastors plan is backed
MARCH 2006: Christian street pastors could be patrolling the pavements in Norwich after a meeting in Norwich with the national founder of the scheme backed the idea. More ...
'Christian' academy plan moves closer
A first city academy school in Norfolk with backing from the Bishop of Norwich and Christian entrepreneur Graham Dacre has moved a step closer. More ...
New chief for Norwich Historic Churches
Norwich Historic Churches Trust has appointed a new chairman as Colin Pordham steps down. More ...
Mount Zion announce a new home
Following the devastating fire at Mount Zion in Norwich on Monday night, church leaders have announced that its new temporary home will be at Drayton Hall near Norwich. More ...
Zion leaders pledge to rebuild church
Leaders at Mount Zion church in Norwich, which was wrecked by fire on Monday night, have pledged to rebuild and continue serving the community. More ...
Massive blaze at Mount Zion church
One of Norwich’s biggest churches was severely damaged last night by a blaze that engulfed the whole building. More ...
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