Welcome

NWCT is an Intermediate Body of Churches Together in England covering the whole of Norfolk and those parts of the Waveney area around Lowestoft.

Our work is to enable Christian denominations to work together to spread the Good News that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, came to us to rescue us from the penalty of falling short of God’s standards and to offer us his gift of life in Jesus.

CANCELLED : The Caister Talks:

18.03.20:  In the light of the current Government advice – Caister Project events are cancelled.  They hope to be able to re-schedule a more limited program of events later in the year.  Thank you for your support

The Caister Talks

“The Life and Times of Richard Caister” – Frank Meeres
“Richard Caister and Margery Kempe” – Dr Laura Varnam
“Caister’s Pilgrim Badges and their Context” – Dr Michael Schmoelz
“Can the English Pray? Caister as Vernacular Theologian” Rv Dr Alex Irving
“The Manuscripts of Caister’s Prayer” – Dr Elizabeth McDonald
“Caister and Lollardy” – Professor Richard Rex
“The Ministry of Richard Caister Continues” – Rv Cn. Madeline Light

These form part of the

“Grant Me Grace” The Richard Caister Project: :  A Hidden Story in the City of Stories

A festival of poetry, workshops and public talks to mark the 6th centenary of Richard Caister, the 15th century Norwich-based poet and priest at St Stephen’s, Norwich.

 

For more information: officemanager@ststephensnorwich.org

 

NCCL Courses 2020

These lectures are in the process of being re-scheduled

Date: 28 March 2020:  Find the Lady: A look at the origins of wisdom and evidence for the personification of wisdom in the Old Testament and beyond.

Date: 18 April 2020:  St Paul and women

Date: 25 April 2020:  Teilhard de Chardin: God and Evolution

 

The following will remain under review until they have a clearer idea of how the situation is progressing.

Date: 6 June 2020, 10am-12.30pm in Norwich Cathedral Library,

Faith for the gambler: an introduction to Pascal’s wager

Tutor: Dr Anthony Speca

Cost: £10

Date: 25 July 2020, 10am-12.30pm in Norwich Cathedral Library

God and nature in art

Tutor: Dr Chris Joby,

Cost: £10

Booking To book please complete the booking form, or for more information, please contact NCCL Admin Team, 01603 218443, NCCL@cathedral.org.uk

www.norwichcentreforchristianlearning.co.uk

CANCELLED Ecumenical Palm Sunday service 2020 on Sunday 5th April

It is with great regret that due to concern about coronavirus & in the light of Government advice  that this service can no longer take place as planned.

We hold up our prayers for all leaders both spiritual and ‘temporal’ who are faced with huge dilemmas and difficult decisions in these frightening  & uncharted times.

We continue to pray for those who have contracted the virus, those in self isolation and their families and friends along with with our medical & Emergency Services workers

Science and Faith in Norfolk Programme for 2020

Exploring the relationship between Science and Faith from a Christian perspective.   Open Lectures and Discussions  at

The Meeting Place, Holy Trinity Church,  110a Trinity Street, NR2 2BJ (Car park off Essex Street NR2 2BL).

Monday 4th May, 7.30 – 8.45 pm What is Natural Law? – How did human beings come to be moral beings?   Dr Peter Bussey, Department of Physics, University of Glasgow

Monday 16th November, 7.30 – 8.45 pm Science, Reason and Christian Belief  Revd Dr Rodney Holder  Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Cambridge

 

Science-Faith Lectures in Norwich Cathedral

To coincide with the visit of Diplodocus (11th July – 31st October 2020) See the Cathedral link to Dippy on Tour

Thursday 16th July, 7.00 – 8.30 pm Evolution and the God of Love Denis Alexander,

Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, Cambridge

Tuesday 22nd September, 7.00 – 8.30 pm Evolution, human uniqueness and extra-terrestrials:  Is there a Christian perspective? Simon Conway Morris FRS,  Professor of Evolution and Palaeobiology, Cambridge University

12th Annual Science-Faith Cathedral Lecture

Thursday 8th October, 7.00 – 8.30 pm  Dinosaurs, Evolution and Religion  Nick Spencer, Senior Fellow at Theos

 

Science and Faith in Norfolk is a Norwich-based group affiliated to Christians in Science. Meetings and lectures aim to explore the interface between science and religious belief.

Contact: Prof Nick Brewin, Secretary: 07901 884114 sfnorfolk1@gmail.com

Chair: Revd Dr Patrick Richmond.

Life Together: LEPs Today & Tomorrow on Saturday 6th June

This is a day conference for anyone involved in Local Ecumenical Partnerships (LEPs) or working ecumenically at the local level.

It is on Saturday 6th June from 10am to 4.30pm at Wesley House& Westminster College, Cambridge.

The keynote speaker will be Prof. David Ford – Does Ecumenism still matter?

This will be followed by a choice of afternoon workshops with practical information & inspiring ideas about working ecumenically at a local level led by the Methodist & Anglican NEOs & others

Conference price: £35

Booking: lifetogetherleps.eventbrite.co.uk

Further information: admin@westminster.cam.ac.uk

[This is a collaboration between Westminster College, Wesley House & CTE]