We are designating the second Thursday of every month a special diocesan day of worship and prayer. We do hope that you will come along to one or many of these gatherings, as we wait on the Lord in expectation for his guidance, refreshment and renewal.
Lowdham Church of England Primary has received an outstanding Ofsted report and has kept its outstanding rating after first achieving it in 2011.
As part of their hard work for our Don't Trash Our Future campaign, Burntstump Seely C of E Primary Academy have been awarded a bronze in the Picture Impact Awards 2023!
In Start the Day for the first Friday of July, Bishop Paul and Sarah read from Job 19 and reflect on one of the most difficult questions of faith: where is God in the face of terrible suffering? Also how the hope Christ shines into the darkness so we can know we are loved by God and never alone.
Speaking in the House of Lords on 21st June, Bishop Paul drew attention to the crisis in the mental health and the wellbeing provision for the farming industry. Last month a report published by the cross-party Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) committee raised concerns over the state of mental health across rural communities in England calling for urgent government action. Initiating a focus on farming by tabling the first question in the Upper House today, Bishop Paul drew their Lordships’ attention
Ahead of Deacon and Priest Ordinations on 1 & 2 July, we have been introducing our candidates on Facebook and Instagram. We invited Lauren, Danny and Jacob, three of our deacon candidates, to share their stories of how they were called to follow Jesus and to explore their journeys to ordination. Deacon Candidate Lauren Simpson reflects on how worship is pivitol to her faith and how she is inspired to help people meet Jesus. She will be serving at Lady Bay Church (All Hallows) with Holme
Several thousand people gathered in the Market Square this evening to join in a Vigil paying tribute to the precious lives of the three people who died in the horrific attacks in the city on Tuesday morning. Many moving words were shared, including from the family of those bereaved.