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.
Hear from the Living Stones At Norwich Cathedral.
At 5.30pm on 6th November there will be Evensong with prayers for the Holy Land at Norwich Cathedral
This will be followed with a talk at 6.30pm: hear about Living with the Living Stones by the Revd Canon David Longe introduced by Revd Helen Rengert Refreshments Provided.
By way of background, Friends of the Holy Land (FHL) is an ecumenical charity (in the main CofE and RC) which helps individuals in the Holy Land when they are in difficulty. This year they celebrate 10 years.
Revd Canon David Longe (Rector of Matlaske) will speaking on living with the Living Stones in the Holy Land, & sits on the board of trustees of FHL. He was chaplain to the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem from 2015 to 2018. Revd Helen Rengert (Team Vicar at Reepham) is the Diocesan Ambassador for FHL.
All Chaplains and those working in pastoral support are warmly invited to the Annual Chaplaincy Conference that will take place on 18th November, 9.30am – 4.00pm at Costessey Centre, Longwater Lane, NR8 5AH. There is free parking at the centre .
The cost for the day is £10 and includes lunch and drinks throughout the day. Payment is due at registration on the day. (Cost can be redeemed through CMD). *Please detail any dietary requirements
In the morning Carla Grosch Miller will give presentations on
- Trauma and the Body Pastoral
- Liturgical Responses to Trauma.
After lunch there will be workshops on
- Carla Grosch Miller on Self Care
- Susanna Alyce on Mindfulness
- Nelsons Journey on Trauma of bereavement for young people & families
For more information or to book your place, please email to email@example.com
Do feel free to pass this to colleagues who may be interested.
The next meeting of Norfolk Theological Society, on Thursday 28 November at 7 p.m. which is open to anyone interested.
It will take place in the Weston Room, Norwich Cathedral Hostry.
The Revd Bruno Boldrini, a minister to Ipswich Road URC group, will speak on:
‘Mary in the Early Church’
and how the pre-Reformation view on the role and importance of Mary in Christianity can help us to understand our discipleship.
The cost of £5 is payable at the door.
If you would like to attend, please contact NCCL Administration Team [NCCL@cathedral.org.uk] to book a place.
Please pass on this information to anyone else you know who may be interested.
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally celebrated during the octave of St Peter & St Paul which runs from 18th to 25th January each year.
As part & in support of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the DEOs of NWCT organise an Ecumenical Chain of Prayer.
The date for for 2020 is Thursday 23rd January from 10am to 4pm, again in St Luke’s chapel (with very kind permission of the Dean of the Cathedral).
The theme for January 2020 is due to be announced by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) in late September. Once available, resources can be found on their website at https://ctbi.org.uk/weekofprayer
If you would like to be part of this or would like more information, please contact Catherine Howe (County Ecumenical Officer)
The World Day of Prayer on Friday 6th March 2020 has been prepared by the Christian women of Zimbabwe, on the theme “Rise! Take up your mat and walk!”
Further details of the services across Norfolk will be published in due course
NWCT Church Leaders’ have confirmed at their meeting in May the following details for the Ecumenical Palm Sunday service 2020:
Please save the date!
Date: Sunday 5th April 2020
Time: 6.15pm (the slightly later start time makes parking nearby so much easier!)
Location: Norwich Salvation Army Citadel, 36 St Giles Street, Norwich NR2 1LL
Preacher: Rev Mark Fairweather- Tall (NCBC)
Everyone is warmly invited to join this service