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Our Parish of Great Yarmouth is blessed with three diverse, inclusive, beautiful churches.St Mary’s and St Paul’s date from the 19th century. The Minster’s foundation stone was laid in 1101, the church having been at the heart of the town’s community life
Daily Share-a-Prayer w/e 04/06/2023
Heavenly Father, I know it is unlikely that someone will come knocking on my door asking me about Jesus. I have had conversations on my doorstep with people who have come talk to me about You, God, but not about Jesus More ...
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From the Rectory June 2023
I write this letter on Ascension Day and it’s rather lovely because finally we can see some blue skies above Great Yarmouth. It feels like we have had an awful lot of greyness coupled with the cold wind blowing off the North Sea in recent weeks More ...
Rev Rosie writes about what we're looking forward to
I do hope that you have something to look forward to. It doesn’t have to be an enormous event or something expensive you are purchasing, but we all need something to look forward to, especially when times are hard More ...
Coffee and Cake Morning at the Minster
Inclusive, Diverse, and Welcoming event at Great Yarmouth Minster. Everyone welcome. Do come and join us More ...
Coronation Tea Party in Belton
Although the Sunday of the coronation weekend was fine and sunny the heavy rain from the previous night stopped the tea party going ahead on the Rectory lawn as originally planned. But this did not stop the party from happening as it was moved More ...
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Viewpoint from Anna Heydon 26/05/2023
Anna Heydon tells us about a friend with a tragic past, but whose life is now filled with hope More ...
Gorleston Church Wardens inaugurated
The Rural Dean, Great Yarmouth Deanery, Reverend Cannon Simon Ward was at St Andrew’s Gorleston on Sunday for the inauguration of the two new churchwardens - Carole Morris and Justin Wilson, seen here with Reverend Simon More ...
YMCA Norfolk - Project Lead Wellbeing Matters
YMCA Norfolk is looking for a Project Lead – Wellbeing Matters working across Norfolk to build relationships of trust with vulnerable and marginalised parents and families within the community More ...
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Viewpoint from Hazel Thackray 19/05/2023
As I write this, many of you, like myself, are eagerly awaiting the forthcoming Coronation of our new monarch - King Charles 111. Many of us, myself included, will be too young to remember our late Queen’s coronation in 1953 More ...
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Beccles Salvation Army celebrates 140 years
A Salvation Army corps on the Norfolk/Suffolk border is celebrating its 140 year anniversary with a celebration concert in the local parish church, and tickets are now available for the event More ...
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50/50 Club May 2023 draw winner announced
Great Yarmouth Seafarers Centre's May draw was conducted by Michael Hewitt, and the lucky winner is ..... More ...
Summer on the Mag in celebration of the Coronation brings together thousands
Thousands of people attended Summer on the Mag on 8th May in celebration of the Coronation. The community festival, which was hosted by St Mary Magdalene Church in partnership with arts organisation, Freshly Greated, and Magdalen Way Methodist Church More ...
No Regrets
I recently came across the website for the ‘World Regret Survey'. It was set up by Daniel Pink and collects the regrets of people across the world. So far over 19,000 people from 105 countries have contributed More ...
A day at the Coronation
When the invitation arrived, I was completely blown away. But little did I know that it was the beginning of what would be an extraordinary few weeks in my life More ...
Saturday Warm Space new venue
Opening times are 3-5pm. Free hot drinks, sandwiches, crisps, cakes, biscuits. Plus free activities - board games, puzzle books, Christian mindful colouring books etc. All are welcome and it is all free of charge. Prayer is offered for anyone if require More ...
Viewpoint from Pete Gillett 12/05/2023
For many Easter time is more than just a relief that warmer weather is coming and the clocks go forward and the schools are on holiday. As believers, our family engages with Easter Celebrations in church and remind ourselves of the Father's love More ...
News from the Mag May 2023
We love community celebrations at St Mary Mags! And this year we have another reason to celebrate. In just under a week or so, we will witness an event which the country has not seen since 1953; the coronation of a new monarch More ...
Shrublands Community Food Club
The Shrublands Community Food Club provides good quality, affordable food to residents in Gorleston. With a proof of address and an annual fee of £4 per household, you are eligible to become a member More ...
Summer Dance on behalf of Heart2Heart
On a dreary day in January two friends, Angela Buttifant and Glenys Bright, were sat having a cup of tea wishing they had something to look forward to... Neither of them had a Prom when they were at school and they decided to do something about it More ...
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S May 2023
As we celebrate the coronation of King Charles this month, the Bible also refers to Jesus as ‘King’ – the long-awaited ‘Messiah King, Son of David.’ At his trial before the Roman Governor Pontius Pilate, Jesus says, “My kingdom is not of this world... More ...
Viewpoint from Revd Dr Steven Sivyer 05/05/2023
“Look, your king is coming to you, humble, and mounted on a donkey, and on a colt, the foal of a donkey”. The prophet Zechariah wrote of the event when Jesus entered Jerusalem 500 years later, which we remember on Palm Sunday More ...
The opportunity to build community
Andrew Frere-Smith reminds us of the importance of community, especially in the light of the various community events taking place this weekend to celebrate the King’s coronation More ...
Prayer Corner May 2023
Prayer is simply having a conversation with God. It can be out loud or in your head and heart, it can be about whatever you want it to be and you can pray whenever and wherever you want to, God is always listening More ...
In the Interregnum May 2023
One of my many pleasures is browsing in second­hand bookshops. You never know what treasures you might find! Many years ago I came across a copy of “The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – Approved Souvenir Programme” More ...
Thoughts of a Team Vicar May 2023
Rev Rosie writes about preparations for the coronation
Gorleston vicar invited to King’s Coronation
Viewpoint from Mary Ives 28/04/2023
King's Coronation: Gorleston church hosting community event
YMCA Norfolk Youth Club Engagement Workers
Viewpoint from Fr Tracy Williams 21/04/2023
King Charles III Coronation
Why celebrate the Coronation?
Acle churches unite for Easter celebration
Viewpoint from Rev Rosie Bunn 14/04/2023
Lowestoft area churches feeding the children
When I am gone
Easter day is the key to understanding life and death
Viewpoint from Rev Rosie Bunn 07/04/2023
Norfolk Christian duo honoured by King Charles
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S April 2023
Broadland priest’s DIY store is award finalist
Rev Rosie Asks April 2023
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