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Revd Richards Letter ( May 2024)

Revd Richards Letter ( May 2024)

Thoughts from the Church for May This month sees three Church festivals. Most people outside the church are probably unaware of them: they’re not…

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Revd Richards Letter ( April 2024)

Revd Richards Letter ( April 2024)

Thoughts from the Church for April This month, Reverend Helen will be ‘back in the office’ following her sabbatical. I’m sure we will hear…

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Rev’d Richard’s Letter (March 2024)

Rev’d Richard’s Letter (March 2024)

When I was growing up, I used to get a bag of sweets each Friday. The shop down the road sold sweets from the…

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Rev’d Richard’s Letter (February 2024)

Rev’d Richard’s Letter (February 2024)

Easter is quite early this year, which means that Lent starts this month. Historically, the period of Lent gave people the chance to reflect…

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Rev’d Helens Letter (January 2024)

Rev’d Helens Letter (January 2024)

The word I am concentrating on this year is love. It’s such a short word and in English we only have one word. We…

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Rev’d Helens Letter (December 2023)

Rev’d Helens Letter (December 2023)

 Advent is a time of waiting, quicker for me now. When I was a child Christmas always seemed so far away (will if ever…

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Rev’d Helens Letter (Novmber 2023)

Rev’d Helens Letter (Novmber 2023)

In November we are in Kingdom Season. Remembering loved ones, Remembering those who died for our peace, Remembering that God's Kingdom is for justice,…

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Rev’d Richard’s Letter (October 2023)

Rev’d Richard’s Letter (October 2023)

I’ve always liked October. For one thing, it’s the month of my birthday. But it’s also that month where, often, Autumn really arrives. It…

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Hello From Benefice Administrator

Hello from Benefice Administrator

Hello all I would like to say hello to you all and introduce myself. I am Joy the new Benefice Administrator. I look forward…

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Rev’d Richard’s Letter (August 2023)

Rev’d Richard’s Letter (August 2023)

As I write this, I have just passed the first anniversary of becoming a priest (and second of being ordained deacon). By the time…

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The 10 Towers Trail – Discover 10 Magical Churches In The Beautiful Norfolk Countryside

The 10 Towers Trail – Discover 10 Magical Churches in the Beautiful Norfolk Countryside

          The 10 Towers Trail is a new, 15 mile, circular route taking in some of Norfolk's finest churches and…

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Rev’d Helen’s Letter (July 2023)

Rev’d Helen’s Letter (July 2023)

For my retreat this year (yes clergy have retreat time each year) I am walking St Cuthbert's Way -  Melrose to Holy Island,  around…

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Rev’d Helen’s Letter (June 2023)

Rev’d Helen’s Letter (June 2023)

Over the past year, I have been studying both practically and theologically for a certification in Pastoral Supervision. Pastoral supervision is journeying with a…

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Rev’d Helen’s Letter (May 2023)

Rev’d Helen’s Letter (May 2023)

King Charles III was well ahead of his time.... He highlighted the needs of the environment and ecology in the 1970 and 80's. When…

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The Transatlantic Hot Club: Al Fresco Concert At Elsing Hall To Raise Funds For Norfolk Churches Trust

The Transatlantic Hot Club: Al Fresco Concert at Elsing Hall to raise funds for Norfolk Churches Trust

An evening of French gypsy jazz in the garden at Elsing Hall Saturday 10th June 6.30pm In aid of the Norfolk Churches Trust One…

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It All Starts And Ends With Love, Holy Week.

It all starts and ends with Love, Holy Week.

It all starts and ends with Love, Holy Week. On Monday we remembered our vocation as the body of Christ - to love one…

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Rev’d Helen’s Letter (April 2023)

Rev’d Helen’s Letter (April 2023)

Rev'd Keith started his new role in January as school chaplain for the multi academy trust Synergy. He visits four high schools each week…

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Celebrating The 650th Anniversary Of Lady Julian’s “Revelations Of Divine Love”

Celebrating the 650th Anniversary of Lady Julian’s “Revelations of Divine Love”

To celebrate the publication in 1373 of "Revelations of Divine Love" there will be series of events in Norwich and across the benefice. "Revelations…

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Rev’d Richard’s Letter (March 2023)

Rev’d Richard’s Letter (March 2023)

March sees the feast days of two saints who are particularly important to the United Kingdom: St David and St Patrick, the patron saints…

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Rev’d Helen’s Letter (February 2023)

Rev’d Helen’s Letter (February 2023)

This time of year can be a mixed blessing with some signs (or lots depending on climate changes) of Spring alongside the bleak days…

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Rev’d Keith’s Letter (January 2023)

Rev’d Keith’s Letter (January 2023)

It is the time of year when many plan changes to their lives. Some of these changes maybe small and others much more significant.…

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Join Us For A Quiet Christmas.
Rev’d Helen’s Letter (December 2022)

Rev’d Helen’s Letter (December 2022)

Christmas begins on 24th Dec at midnight and then we have a time of feasting and celebration for 12 days. BUT I hear you cry,…

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A Weekend Of Celebrations!

A Weekend of Celebrations!

We had a wonderful weekend in our Benefice with Jane McLarty becoming a Licensed Lay Minister on Saturday 26th November at Norwich Cathedral and…

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