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Latest Norfolk Christian community events 

Events of interest to the Norwich and Norfolk Christian community happening over the next three weeks are listed. 

Wed 5 Oct 5:30pm
The speaker will be the Chief Constable, Mr Paul Sandford.  
Thu 6 Oct 9:30am
Leading from a Different Place – Urban Ministry Network conference. With the Bishop of Barking, Lynne Cullens & Emma Scott from Urban Expression. Please bring your own lunch – tea and coffee etc will be provided.  Please book in advance - Marleen Madinda on 01603 882338, e-mail:  marleen.madinda@dioceseofnorwich.org
Fri 7 Oct
Canon Gill Butterworth CJN will be leading a Julian retreat at St John’s Timberhill in Norwich on the theme of ‘Comfort and Courtesie’.

In this time of retreat together we shall look at some of the ways in which Julian of Norwich experienced and considered these attributes of God, as she saw them, and reflect on what impact they may have on us and how they might enrich our own lives and faith as we seek to understand further the love of God and the God of Love.

The two-day, in-person retreat takes place on Friday October 7 and Saturday October 8 at St John’s Timberhill NR1 3LA.

Tickets are from £22.15, and you can book in here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comfort-and-curtesie
Sat 8 Oct 9:30am

Join us for a day of worship, prayer, workshops and more...
We are blessed to have special guest speaker, Carol Bostock, join us for the day.
Tickets are £20.00 per person and include: Tea & Coffee, Afternoon Tea Lunch and two workshops.
Link to book tickets ; https://bit.ly/3QUlvRB
Book by Monday 26th September to avoid missing out on this wonderful event!
Any questions please do contact the Church Office on 01603 321090
Sat 8 Oct 10:00am
Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society will be holding their popular annual Come & Sing event, which takes the form of an all-day workshop at Lighthouse followed by a “scratch” concert performance at St Peter’s Church in Sheringham which is open to all. The participants will be rehearsing and performing Mozart's Coronation Mass, led by musical director David Ballard and accompanied by Philip Adams. Tickets for the workshop and concert are £10, and Pre-booking is essential. Please complete the Booking Form which can be found on the Come & Sing page of the Society’s website. The day will conclude with a retiring collection.
Sat 8 Oct 10:00am
God says to the prophet Jeremiah, ‘I am the Lord, the God of all mankind. Is anything too hard for me?’ (Jeremiah 32:27). Yet surely there are some people it is very hard to reach with the good news of Jesus?
Come and hear how God is at work among some of the most difficult to reach people groups in the world. Join us for a morning of inspiring stories and prayer.

For more details and to register to receive the Zoom details, please email Tim Jenkins (OMF Area Representative for East of England): tim.jenkins@omfmail.com.
Wed 12 Oct 7:00pm
A talk on the contemplative way, followed by meditation practice with Jim Green - Oblate of the World Community for Christian Meditation and author of 'Giving Up without Giving Up: Meditation and Depressions'.  

Entrance is free, but please RSVP: chrishull@phonecoop.coop 07530 783709

This will be a chance to listen to a talk introducing the contemplative way to live our lives in the world. It will also be an opportunity to practice meditation together in the beautiful setting of the Cathedral Close.
Fri 14 Oct 7:30pm
Kevin Moore will be speaking about the ministry of the Holy Spirit. All welcome for refreshments, worship, friendship and prayer. 
Sat 22 Oct 9:00am
A Fresh Start! – A women’s day for the East of England

An opportunity to pray and worship to be challenged, encouraged and inspired to experience God’s power. Hosted by All Saints’ Church, Mattishall, in association with New Wine.

Speakers: Becky Harcourt and Julia Chamberlin. Tickets womenmatv.eventbrite.co.uk 

All Saints’ Church, Mattishall, Dereham, NR20 3QF

Cost £15 including drinks (£10 concessions). Bring your own lunch.

Contact name and tel for more details: Sue Cossey 01362 857904 
Sat 22 Oct 7:00pm
St Stephen’s in Norwich will be hosting an evening in October with Patrick Regan OBE, as he explores themes from his book ‘Bouncing Forwards’.

Patrick is CEO and co-founder of Kintsugi Hope, which came about following a series of trials and ill-health affecting him and his family. Kintsugi is a Japanese technique for repairing pottery with seams of gold, and the strapline of the charity is 'discovering treasure in life's scars'. Prior to founding Kintsugi Hope, he led the urban youth work charity XLP, which he founded in 1996 and led for 22 years.

Admission is free. 

Sat 22 Oct 7:00pm
Magio Strings are laying a programme from Bach to Beyonce. Free drink and nibbles during the event.

Tickets from Sandra, Sandra.clarke6@gmail.com

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