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Daily Share-a-Prayer w/e 26/09/2021
Heavenly Father, thank You that even in times of great sorrow we can be comforted. Your prophet, Jeremiah, said, "You are my Comforter in sorrow, my heart is faint within me" More ...
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Viewpoint from Tony Mallion 24/09/2021
The Repair Shop has become a welcome and staple weekly diet on our TV screens. Promoted from the sleepy backwater of BBC Two daytime to the prime 8pm Wednesday slot on BBC One audience figures soared More ...
Interview with Hannah Ashpole
Anna Heydon reflects on her interview with Hannah Ashpole about the new Magpies parent/carer and toddler group More ...
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Gorleston youth project re-starts prayer meetings
The Identity Youth Project in Gorleston has restarted regular in-person prayer gatherings, and all are welcome to join with them to pray for this vital work More ...
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Viewpoint from Rev Elizabeth Stoner 17/09/2021
Yesterday with a mixture of excitement and oddity we met back inside the chapel, having enjoyed podcasts and meeting outside in various locations during the last 18 months. Whilst the building has been empty, we have used the time to have a bit of a clean More ...
Memory Cafe 07-2021
Sally Ann's memory cafe
We are a new project that is launching to help those who are getting a little forgetful due to old age or those with dementia or other impairments this will be a place were they can get access to vital support More ...
Christians ARISE!
Calling all Christians to an open air meeting each Saturday afternoon from 2-4pm throughout the summer months. Prayer, Preaching, Testimony, Praise, Worship, and Fellowship More ...
Viewpoint from Revd Canon Nick Garrard 10/09/2021
Recently we held a candlelit vigil for Afghanistan in our local churchyard. Having watched harrowing scenes from Kabul airport on the news, eighteen people came together in near darkness to share our concern, to pray and hope More ...
Big Thank You afternoon tea at St Mary Magdalene
A church in Gorleston hosted a Big Thank You afternoon tea for over 60 volunteers on the afternoon of Saturday 4th September. Volunteers who had contributed to the support of the community during the COVID pandemic were invited to enjoy afternoon tea More ...
A Holy season: the season of feasts and sacrifices
Today is the first day of the feast of Trumpets in a season full of feast days including Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and the feast of Sukkot – or Tabernacles. To celebrate, perhaps we could reflect, as we are called to do, on the first of the feasts… More ...
First chance to read the Autumn Good News paper
The autumn edition of popular Christian newspaper Good News for Norwich and Norfolk, containing stories from across the local Christian community, has just been published online More ...
Viewpoint from Dr David Watson 03/09/2021
Would you like my advice? Possibly not but it is an open question. My advice to you is an imposition but “may I ask for your advice?” is a request and we may presume it is from a person needing guidance to a person equipped to give it More ...
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S September 2021
We have heard a lot recently about ‘freedom’. July and August saw the end of most of the restrictions that we have been living under for the past eighteen months because of the coronavirus pandemic More ...
News from the Mag September 2021
Art has been put front and central in our community these last few weeks, with the extraordinary news that world renown street artist, Banksy, has been in town on a ‘spraycation’ More ...
The Rockin' Rev September 2021
The challenge of climate change. The Greek Island of Evia is just one of the many areas around the world, along with Siberia, Turkey, Algeria, and parts of the USA, devastated by recent wildfires More ...
Christian homeless charity is expanding in Norfolk  
Hope into Action is a Christian charity whose unique purpose is to enable churches to house the homeless, and their work is expanding across Norfolk as well as other parts of the UK More ...
The Minster's application for Heritage Recovery Grant
During the late spring the Parish of Great Yarmouth applied for a £20,000 Heritage Recovery Grant, targeted at our Minster Church. The application deadline was tight, a required element of our bid being the use of a consultant to refresh and move forward More ...
Norfolk residential centre offers great value group breaks
Belsey Bridge residential centre in South Norfolk offers fully catered midweek breaks from only £40 per person per night More ...
Rev Canon Simon Ward talks about his forthcoming sabbatical
Many of you will know that in the autumn I am taking a sabbatical from parish ministry and so will be out of the parish until I return in early December. I’ll not be around or tending to any parochial duties during that time More ...
Viewpoint from Rev Jemma Sander-Heys 27/08/2021
Do you remember when we used to have only 4 TV channels? What about when we had only 2? My daughter has grown up with dozens of channels and most of what she watches with friends comes from the vast cornucopia of entertainment/information on the internet More ...
Climate justice pilgrims walk across Norfolk
A nine-day relay focusing on climate justice heading from Great Yarmouth to King's Lynn is underway organised by local Christians and Quakers More ...
Rev Rosie writes about anticipation and hope
This summer there have been a number of weddings in my parishes; some previously postponed from the previous year, others arranged have come about as a result of conversations through, or at the end of, lockdown More ...
Viewpoint from Revd David Wells 20/08/2021
Many towns and villages have a local charity, set up in past generations for the “relief of need”. Caister is no exception, and as Rector I serve as one of the trustees of the Caister United Charities More ...
Foodbank and hot meals throughout the Borough
Where to go and who to contact throughout the Borough of Great Yarmouth More ...
Viewpoint from Rt Rev Dr Alan Winton 13/08/2021
The whole creation groaneth… Global WARNING
Viewpoint from Rev Steve Deall 06/08/2021
News from the Mag August 2021
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S August 2021
The Rockin' Rev August 2021
From The Revd Frank Cliff August 2021
Viewpoint from Rev Daniel Pritchard 30/07/2021
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It’s the school holidays!
Thrigby couple boosts Waterways Chaplaincy
Junior choristers outing to the Horstead Activity Centre
Give thanks to the Lord for the glory of trees
The Great Yarmouth Arts Festival
Revival prayer walk from Lowestoft to Lighthouse
Why Estonia? 
Christians Against Poverty back at Park
Viewpoint from Rev Mike Flynn 23/07/2021
Top Banana one pot cooking
New Community role for Yarmouth Salvation Army
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