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The Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher, says he has been amazed by the response of the county’s church goers and clergy to the Covid-19 pandemic, in an interview to mark the end of his first year in office.
A Gorleston vicar has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday 2020 Honours List, delayed from June to provide an opportunity to recognise some of those involved in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
A line-up of eminent speakers is applying lessons from Covid-19 to climate change. Willem Buttinger, who initiated this webinar for Norfolk, describes how it came into being.
Acts 435, a charity which channels giving to those in need, will be hosting two webinars about their work. Carol Woodward from Oak Grove Community Church shares her experience of working with them.
Charities and community organisations in Norfolk who have been struggling to maintain their work can access £500 of funding from Tesco’s Covid-19 fund, administered by community charity Groundwork.
Soul Foundation, the outreach arm of Soul Church, Norwich, has delivered around 800,000 meals to people in need across the area during lockdown.
St Mary Magdalene in Gorleston has adapted its family support programme this summer because of current restrictions but has seen a significant increase in uptake.
God’s provision during lockdown has been overwhelming for Oak Grove Community Church. Pastor Darren Woodward gives thanks for God’s goodness through a tough season.
Covid-19 and lockdown did not stop most Norfolk churches serving their communities, a survey by Network Norfolk has revealed - they just did it in new and innovative ways.
It seems that God was preparing Norwich pastor Stuart Bailey for the pandemic by providing him a job as an infection control lead.
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.
The Matthew Project is sending out activity packs to 200 children across Norfolk who are affected by someone else’s substance misuse.
How do you keep the church family together as services resume? Andy Rees, lead pastor at Surrey Chapel, describes how his church has recognised the best route.
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.
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.
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.
The members of Worstead Baptist Church have been supporting their local community during the current pandemic, with the benefits reaching out across North Norfolk.
Scaffolding, leaks and falling plaster – as well as coronavirus - have not deterred the congregation of Christ Church in Eaton from resuming collective worship. Rosalind Wright reports from the parish
During the last few months during the Covid-19 outbreak ENYP has been unable to deliver its usual programme of clubs and activities, and instead has looked at ways to continue to engage with thousands of children, young people and their families.
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