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A creative women’s group at Christ Church in Eaton has come together to make a ‘Quilt of Kindness’ to help people reflect on the kindness being displayed during lockdown.
A new initiative, called ‘Two’s Company’, is being launched by Oak Grove Community Church in North Norwich this week as a lifeline to those who find themselves cut off from the outside world during the Covid-19 crisis.
Supporters of the Matthew Project in Norwich have raised over £3,000 for the Christian charity by taking part in a 21-day lockdown challenge to give something up or take up a positive activity.
The Christian charity Hope in Action is planning to expand its work to house the homeless to two more towns in Norfolk and continue despite the Covid-19 lockdown.
Members of staff at Notre Dame Catholic High School have been busy producing PPE for the NHS and other frontline workers.
The churches in Martham in East Norfolk are working to provide a foodbank to meet local needs during the coronavirus crisis, but this may become permanent after the lockdown eases.
Jill Gower, Director of the Call to Prayer ministry, invites us to call down peace on families as they seek to adapt to the Government’s changing guidelines.
The Fountain of Life Church in Ashill is offering practical assistance to church members and many others in the wider community who need help during the current pandemic.
After being furloughed, Andy Richardson, from St Mary’s Catholic church in Thetford, began coordinating support for vulnerable people in the parish.
King’s Lynn Night Shelter has been offering support to individuals in temporary single-room accommodation, following action from the Government to ensure that no-one should be sleeping on the streets during the current pandemic.
The chaplaincy team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn are finding new ways to provide support for NHS staff, who may be feeling hard-pressed by the Covid-19 virus.
Christ Church in Eaton has reinvented its worshipping life so as to provide a relevant service to the local community during the current lockdown.
Norwich-based church Proclaimers has been able to raise thousands of pounds for families in need. And money continues to come in.
Aylsham Parish Church has set up a Community Larder in a disused phone box on the Blickling Estate, to support the local community during the current lockdown.
Briston Congregational Church operates a “chat line” manned by trained professionals which is now particularly active in supporting the community during the current lockdown.
Norwich foodbank has delivered over 1000 emergency food parcels during April, despite the Covid-19 restrictions, thanks to support from extra volunteers, storage company Viking and landlords the Henderson Trust.
St Mary Magdalene Church in Gorleston has launched a helpline to offer help to those in the community particularly affected by the lockdown.
The Adat Yeshua Messianic Synagogue and NR2 Community Skill Share in Norwich have launched a foodbank to help feed people who are going hungry because of the Covid-19 crisis.
St Francis church in Heartsease, Norwich, has offered to help families which are home schooling, and to run deliveries from its community fridge.
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