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The Bishop of Lynn, Rt Rev Jonathan Meyrick, is set to retire from his post next January, it was announced during a first-ever virtual Diocese of Norwich Synod yesterday.
A Norfolk company used its projection equipment to light up a church in west Norfolk with messages of appreciation for key workers and the NHS.
King’s Lynn Night Shelter has been offering support to individuals in temporary single-room accommodation, following action from the Government to ensure that no-one should be sleeping on the streets during the current pandemic.
The chaplaincy team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn are finding new ways to provide support for NHS staff, who may be feeling hard-pressed by the Covid-19 virus.
Gaywood church in King’s Lynn is pioneering a scheme to provide essential bundles to those in the community who are unable to do their normal shopping.
The CAP Debt Centre in King’s Lynn is continuing to serve people with unmanageable debt, having moved its appointments from face-to-face to telephone.
The Hunstanton and District Foodbank is keeping its doors open during the Coronavirus crisis, but will deliver food parcels where possible.
Churches Together in King’s Lynn have launched a project called West Norfolk Trees of Hope to encourage large-scale tree planting.
Something new is happening on the North Lynn housing estate in King’s Lynn as local people come together to explore the Christian faith using Pilates, emojis and Google searches. Jenny Seal visited to find out more.
With an increasingly elderly population across the UK, Churches Together in King’s Lynn are helping churches get equipped to become dementia-friendly, with a training meeting on November 6 featuring input from experienced professionals.
The Salvation Army’s ‘Recycle with Michael’ scheme has inspired pupils in several schools across Norfolk to recycle over a tonne of clothes, and pupils from Weasenham C of E Primary Academy topped the list winning a county-wide prize.
Last night the AGM of Churches Together in King’s Lynn heard from eleven local Christian-founded projects, giving a powerful account of churches working together to bring hope and support where there is need, and sharing good news with passion.
With demand for its emergency food parcels spiking this year, King’s Lynn Foodbank is seeking more food donations, monetary donations and additional volunteers through the Big Supper Week in October, its 200 Club fundraiser and their Harvest appeal.
The Diocese of Ely has praised the Norfolk Fire Service for their hard work tackling a major blaze at St Mary's Church in Wimbotsham this morning (Wednesday) which has left the church with a collapsed roof, badly damaged interior and a saddened community.
Rev Rachel Alexander, who has spent the past few years praying for and mentoring people around the world through her Norwich-based Prophetic Lighthouse ministry, has taken up the position of Vicar Designate for St Mary’s Church in Snettisham.
Summer hampers packed with food cupboard staples and summer holiday essentials have been donated and delivered to Lynn families struggling with debt, as part of King’s Lynn CAP Debt Centre’s effort to help tackle food poverty over the school holidays.
The King’s Lynn Winter Night Shelter, an initiative set up by Churches Together in King’s Lynn, has published an Impact Report reviewing their life-saving provision, open seven nights a week from 1 November 2018-31 March 2019.
James Hawksworth has been leading the new King’s Lynn Centre of Mission, a partnership between the Church Army, the Diocese and local churches for just over a year, and in that time has established a growing ministry with young people in the town.
In the run up to Christmas the CAP King’s Lynn Debt Centre offered much more than debt advice to its clients, giving out Christmas hampers, sacks of toys, pantomime invitations and providing a place of community.
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