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Norfolk's workplace chaplains are there to listen
Jill Mayes, the Project Coordinator for Good Work, remembers learning the value of listening from a gifted Norfolk chaplain who offered a listening ear to strangers in a city-centre coffee shop. More ...
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Norfolk's workplace chaplains offer vital support
Jill Mayes, the new Project Coordinator for Good Work, reflects on the challenges and stresses of work and the important role Workplace Chaplains play supporting employees.   More ...
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Chaplains help Norfolk Police to build bridges 
After a career as a chartered accountant, Richard Whall took early retirement 16 years ago and a new role as a chaplain with Norfolk Police. Sandie Shirley reports. More ...
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Yarmouth Chaplain prioritises welfare of stranded crew 
Port Chaplain Rev Peter Paine and his team are providing vital and varied support to the unfortunate crew of the Malaviya Twenty, the arrested Indian vessel stranded in Great Yarmouth Port, as concern over welfare increases. More ...
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Norfolk’s Good Work encourages active faith in workplace 
Here Audrey Sharp, formerly Head of HR for Norfolk County Council, and the former Chair of Good Work encourages Christians to live out their faith in the workplace actively and intentionally, quietly but not secretly. More ...
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Norfolk Constabulary Chaplain praises work of police
Praising the work of a police force under constant strain, Norwich priest Father Christopher Wood talks about his role as both Chaplain to Norfolk Constabulary and to people bereaved by suicide. More ...
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Theos advocates for raised profile for Norfolk chaplains
Ben Ryan of Theos spoke to the Good Work Conference last month, outlining the findings of a recent report into chaplaincy in Norfolk, and called for chaplains to receive an increased profile within the Christian community. More ...
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Chaplaincy in Norfolk is a very modern ministry
At a time when society seems increasingly dominated by secular habits and assumptions, and when religious attendance is in decline, chaplaincy remains a public face of faith in a variety of situations. Rev Canon Chris Copsey of Good Work takes a look. More ...
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Norfolk’s work-based chaplains alerted to slavery
Last week three men were arrested in a human trafficking operation in Swaffham highlighting the need to be vigilant to modern slavery; Norfolk's work-based chaplains were alerted to these issues at the recent Good Work conference. More ...
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Report reveals 230 chaplains working across Norfolk
A new report exploring the “extraordinary growth of the chaplaincy phenomenon today” has revealed there are 230 chaplains operating in Norfolk in settings as diverse as lifeboats, theatres, ambulances and airports as well as hospitals and prisons. More ...
 
Chaplains and padre speak at Norfolk conference
2016: This year’s Norfolk Chaplaincy Conference was held at East Tuddenham Jubilee Hall on October 17 on Models for Chaplaincy Today, organised by Good Work (Norfolk and Waveney Industrial Mission). More ...
Andrew honoured for 40 years of service
2015: A key member of a Norfolk Christian charity has been honoured as he retired after 40 years' of service More ...
Norfolk chaplaincy conference was engaging
2015: The Chaplaincy in Norfolk annual conference, organised by Good Work at Diocesan House, Easton, on October 12 was labelled both engaging and provocative. More ...
Chaplain helps with sailor drama in Great Yarmouth
2015: Mission to Seafarers project manager Ben Bailey got first hand experience of the vital role of the Christian charity when he visited Great Yarmouth recently and was able to help a young sailor with a medical emergency More ...
Norfolk chaplain Chris provides a listening ear
2014: Building relationships is key to the work of Rev Chris Copsey, chaplain to Norfolk County Council and the Norfolk Coroner. More ...
New Mission to Seafarers Centre to open in Great Yarmouth
2013: A stalwart supporter of Great Yarmouth’s seafaring workforce is celebrating after securing a base on dry land to provide his specialist services. More ...
Chris is a friendly face in troubled times
2012: Chaplain at County Hall and Norfolk coroner’s court, Rev Chris Copsey is a friendly face in troubled times as she told the Norwich Evening News More ...
Norfolk Chaplaincy day on multi-faith society
2012: A Chaplaincy day conference entitled Good Practice in a Multi-Faith Society was hosted by Good Work near Norwich on May 30. More ...
Norfolk councils urged to keep saying prayers
2012: Several Norfolk local councils have pledged to keep saying prayers before their meetings, despite a High Court ruling which threatened the tradition, and a former Norfolk County Council chief executive has urged them to continue doing so. More ...
Norfolk chaplains on the workplace frontline
2011: Throughout Norfolk, from King's Lynn to Great Yarmouth, there is a small group of clergy who provide a vital frontline work of supporting people in their working lives in times of need. More ...
Love for Broads inspires chaplain's mission
2011: The magical waterways of the Norfolk Broads are the parish of chaplain Rev Briant Smith where nature, art and spirituality come together. More ...
Multi-faith chaplains serve Norfolk community
2011: Chaplains from across the county met for the annual multi-faith chaplaincy conference in June to talk about pastoral needs of the diversity of faith communities present in Norfolk. More ...
Chaplain's 10 years service in Norfolk store
2011: A Norfolk supermarket chaplain is celebrating 10 years of giving pastoral support to customers and staff. Here Stephen Andrews explains about day-to-day life in his role as industrial chaplain. More ...
Norfolk first as coroner's chaplain appointed
2011: Norfolk has become the first county in the country to appoint a Chaplain to the Coroner's Court as part of the Good Work ministry. More ...
Chaplains get to work right across Norfolk
2010: Industrial chaplains work across Norfolk and Waveney under the auspices of Good Work (Norfolk and Waveney Industrial Mission). Here is a snapshot of some of their work over the past 12 months. More ...

Published: 13/05/2020


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