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Christian youth outreach in the Yarmouth and Gorleston area is thriving, as this summary from Identity Youth Worker Matt Ashpole demonstrates.
Children from a primary school in Belton, near Great Yarmouth, have held a summer fair which raised over £850 for two local foodbanks.
Rev Ashley Hines will be moving to the Yarmouth area in the autumn to become the new Team Vicar for the Great Yarmouth parish.
The lives of 11 men who died after a helicopter crashed into the North Sea off Great Yarmouth 20 years ago have been remembered at a special service in Great Yarmouth Minster.
A moving ecumenical open air service later this month will be conducted by the Prior of St Benet’s Abbey in the presence of the Bishop of Norwich, who will arrive by wherry.
Folk band Two’s Company will be giving a free concert at Stalham Baptist Church later this month to raise funds towards the refurbishment of the church’s premises.
Churches in the Great Yarmouth area who provided food and support for the needy during the pandemic have been recognised with Blue Plaques.
East Norfolk Youth for Christ will be losing their youth worker, Amilcar Formoso, at the end of the academic year, and are considering their options for continuing the work in the area.
Acle Churches Together has held its traditional annual prayer walk, stopping at various venues in the village to pray for the work performed by the staff employed within.
A Cyber security training event is being held next month to help churches, primarily in the Yarmouth area, protect themselves and their communities from the threat of cyber-crime.
Thousands of people enjoyed the sunshine and celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by joining in with a fun day in Gorleston on Thursday 2 June, organised by two local churches.
Gaye Hailstone is one of four new Anna Chaplains commissioned by the Diocese of Norwich last year, and she explains something of the role.
Salvation Army leaders in Great Yarmouth say they are encouraged by the positive response to the town’s new social supermarket, which opened at the end of April.
Great Yarmouth Minster will be going green during half term week, with a week of activities and events investigating the science and faith behind renewable energy.
A Great Yarmouth church has been presented with an award for providing thousands of hot meals to people in need during the Covid pandemic.
Stalham Baptist Church have plans to refurbish their school room, which adjoins the main church building, and are raising funds so that the project can proceed.
A church in Gorleston is inviting its community to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by hosting a community fete at the heart of the Magdalen estate in Gorleston.
Harry Woods, Community Manager at Great Yarmouth Salvation Army has taken part in a skydive to raise fund for the centre, and it’s not too late to sponsor him.
Martham Foodbank is celebrating the receipt of a special edition Blue Plaque in recognition of its work during the pandemic.
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