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Transforming Norwich chair's evangelist challenge
2016: Transforming Norwich chairman Danny Doran-Smith challenged everyone present at the charity’s AGM held at Soul Church in Norwich on July 6 to do the work of evangelists. More ...
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Transformation of Norwich can happen says Petrie
2016: Transforming Norwich has welcomed international speaker Rev Dr Alistair Petrie to the city for a second year, speaking and meeting local Christians at a week of events across Norwich. More ...
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Norwich Christians join Global Day of Prayer
2016: Around 500 Christians joined millions around the world in a Global Day of Prayer service at Norwich Anglican Cathedral last night. More ...
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Norwich leader wants to work with churches
2015: Norwich City Council leader Cllr Alan Waters has expressed a desire to see Norwich transformed - with the help of local faith groups - at a meeting with church leaders. More ...
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Huge Norwich impact of faith social action
2015: The social action work of churches and faith groups across Norwich is having a hugely positive local impact according to the results of a survey published yesterday. More ...
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New team as Transforming Norwich looks ahead
2015: Churches together group Transforming Norwich has elected a new committee and appointed a new chairman at its AGM, held at the St Peter Mancroft Octagon, on Friday June 12. More ...
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Prayer, praise and repentance at Norwich service
2015: Prayer, praise and public repentance were key parts of a Global Day of Prayer service in Norwich Cathedral on Sunday May 24, attended by 250 Christians from many different churches. More ...
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Norwich leaders hear of city transformation
2015: Transformation expert Dr Alistair Petrie talked to Norfolk church leaders about the keys to unlocking cultural and spiritual change across an area and the barriers and challenges to it, at a meeting in Norwich on May 20. More ...
Church unity is key says Transforming Norwich
2014: The benefits of building relationships across church boundaries and working towards church unity were the key messages from the annual general meeting of Transforming Norwich held at St Peter Mancroft’s Octagon chapel in the city centre on June 13. More ...
Truth behind the 'Godless' Norwich headlines
2013: Special demographic factors help explain why Norwich was accorded the “Most Godless” tag in the 2011 Census, but churches cannot turn a blind eye to declining attendance rates country-wide, statistical expert Dr Peter Brierley told church leaders. More ...
Norwich churches in plan to help rough sleepers
2013: Norwich churches have responded to a plea to assist homeless rough sleepers in the city who have nowhere to go during severe winter weather, by putting plans in place for a winter café at Kings Community Centre, and are now appealing for volunteers. More ...
Call for Norwich churches to stand together
2013: A call has been made for Norwich churches to put any differences aside and stand shoulder to shoulder in continuing to work together to make a real difference across the city, at the Transforming Norwich AGM on June 7. More ...
Norfolk Christians unite with Global Day of Prayer
2013: As Christians in more than 220 nations around the world met for the 2013 Global Day of Prayer, hundreds of believers from many regional churches united for prayer at Norwich Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday More ...
US pastor tells Norwich leaders to hold onto vision
2013: Norwich Christian leaders were encouraged not to settle for second best in their ministries, while balancing vision with reality, by US church leader Jeff Lucas at a Transforming Norwich leaders’ lunch last week. More ...
Transforming Norwich rediscovers its mission
2013: On Sunday March 3, around 25 people gathered to agree an amended constitution and a new leadership to take forward Transforming Norwich, originally the Churches Together grouping in Greater Norwich. More ...
Norwich churches bring Easter Journey alive
2012: The Easter story was brought to life in an innovative new way through a series of co-ordinated events staged by half-a-dozen churches in various locations across Norwich city centre on Good Friday. More ...
Norwich churches demonstrate century of unity
2011: Christians in Norwich have been gathering together for over 100 years to celebrate their unity in prayer and worship, a united church service in the city was told last night. More ...
Churches show faith by action not by doctrine
2010: Transforming Norwich helps churches work together to serve the Norwich community. With new chair Madeline Light at the helm, the group looks forward to building on the exciting new initiatives that have already started. More ...
Norwich churches pay for life-saving operation
2010: Transforming Norwich has helped to pay for a life-saving operation for a church pastor in a Tanzanian refugee camp, who is closely associated with the Swahili-speaking Rivers of Life Church which meets in Norwich. More ...
First female is new Transforming Norwich chair
2010: Transforming Norwich has appointed a woman as its new chair for the first time ever when previous chair, Rev Nicholas Vesey, stepped down after seven years with the Greater Norwich Churches Together group. More ...
African 'refugee' church sets up in Norwich hall
2010: A church which started life in the refugee camps of the Congo in Africa has established itself in a Norwich church hall and has just joined Transforming Norwich. More ...
Trio of Norfolk community initiatives launched
2010: Three new Christian community initiatives were officially launched in Norwich on January 20 with the backing of Transforming Norwich. More ...
Transforming Norwich breaks down barriers
2009: Transforming Norwich aims to break down the barriers between churches and help them on the ground with whatever they are doing, chairman Rev Nicholas Vesey told its AGM, held at St Peter Mancroft's Octagan on June 11. More ...
Bishop issues social action challenge in NorwichThis article has associated video
2009: AUDIO REPORT: Norwich churches and Christian organisations have been challenged by Bishop Stephen Lowe to grasp the opportunities which the economic crisis will present to help provide vital welfare services. More ...
Silent walk through Norwich speaks volumes
2009: As 200 Christians completed a silent Walk of Witness through Norwich on Good Friday, through crowds of shoppers, the only sound was that of nails being hammered into a wooden cross in front of the Forum. More ...
Norwich churches engage with city council team
2009: Norwich City Council’s new Community Engagement Team have met with representatives of Norwich churches at the latest Transforming Norwich Dialogue group meeting in the City Hall Council Chamber on February 16. More ...
Norwich chief opens dialogue with churches
2008: Leaders of churches and faith-based organisations in Norwich opened a dialogue with Norwich City Council Chief Executive Laura McGillivray at City Hall on Monday September 15. More ...
Finding £1.8m of faith funding in Norwich
2008: Funding the Kingdom, and sharing God’s resources across new and established Christian projects, was the subject of a one-day conference organised by Transforming Norwich on Saturday June 7. More ...
John ends four years as innovative leader
2008: John Betts has stood down as chairman of Transforming Norwich after four years in which his innovative and refreshing leadership has brought ‘Churches Together in Greater Norwich’ into the 21st Century. More ...
Norwich event explores Christian witness
2007: Social action and evangelism as part of the Christian witness in Norwich was the subject tackled by a range of speakers at the Transforming Norwich conference on Saturday June 2. More ...
History is guide to future of Norfolk churches
2007: Looking to the rich Christian heritage in Norwich and thinking strategically about the future can help the city’s churches address a 25-year decline in numbers. More ...
Norfolk churches face up to a changing society
2007: As the church in Norfolk sees its members literally die off, top Christian researcher Dr Peter Brierley visited Norwich to help church leaders understand the impact of societal trends on their congregations. More ...
Norfolk churches challenged to stem decline
2007: Norfolk churches have been challenged to help stem a worrying decline in county-wide church attendances over the past 25 years. More ...
What would Jesus say to church in Norwich?
2006: As part of the Transforming Norwich AGM earlier in June, participants talked and prayed about what they thought Jesus would want to say to the church in Norwich today and a Revelation-style letter was the result. More ...
Churches make massive contribution to city
2005: "There is a massive contribution of churches and their members in our city," Anne Seex, chief executive of Norwich City Council told the Transforming Norwich conference. "I hope you will continue to be an inspiration to us." More ...
Churches aim to help transform city
2005: Over 160 church leaders from across Norwich met with senior civic figures at a major conference in June which aimed to help transform the city by getting the Church in Norwich to start working together effectively. More ...





 


Published: 13/05/2020


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