Easter & April at St. Stephen’s

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IMG_1062Welcome to St. Stephen’s at Easter and in April

Welcome to St Stephen’s in April. At the beginning of the month we celebrate Easter – Sunday April 5. All Easter service details and events are below. On 19 April we have our Annual Church meeting after our 10am morning service. Our Sunday services are at 10.00am with our original service pattern using Common Worship and 11.30am an All-age worship service with worship songs, teaching, prayer and ministry time, with provision for children. Continue reading for details of our Easter & April services and events. A summary of all other events can be seen on our Calendar page.



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Edith Cavell Commemoration

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Simon Knighton, Cllr Judith Lubbock and Rev. Madeline Light

2015 marks the centenary of the death of Nurse Edith Cavell. Many events in Norfolk will take place mark the centenary.

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Cllr Judith Lubbock, Simon Knighton and Simon White planting the roses

St Stephen’s held an event this week to commemorate and pay tribute to Nurse Cavell by planting roses named after her in St Stephen’s church yard – these are the first to be planted in the centenary year and other plantings will follow. The Lord Mayor of Norwich, Cllr. Judith Lubbock and Simon Knighton, Chair of the Cavell NursesTrust were joined by members of the National Gardens Scheme and The Friends of Norwich in Bloom, Simon White from Peter Beales Roses, members of the Norwich Nurses League and St Stephen’s church.FullSizeRender (1)

Along with the planting of the roses a ‘Golden Rain Tree’ (Koelreuteria paniculata) was planted by George Ishmael and Sally Muir in memory of Victor Howe who was active in lovingly caring for our church yard over many years.

St Stephen’s in national newspaper article

Last weekend St Stephen’s Cafe featured in an article in the Observer newspaper entitled:

“Norwich: capital of the church’s radical campaign for country with a conscience”

The article follows from the Church of England Bishops open letter in the run-up to the general election in May. Read the full article here

Read more about our cafe here

March at St. Stephen’s

IMG_8069Welcome to St. Stephen’s in March

Welcome to St Stephen’s in March. Our Sunday services are at 10.00am with our original service pattern using Common Worship and 11.30am an All-age worship service with worship songs, teaching, prayer and ministry time, with provision for children. Continue reading for details of our March services and events. A summary of all other events can be seen on our Calendar page.



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Royal visit

 

Duke of Gloucester visit 20.5.14 vOn 20 May St. Stephen’s welcomed HRH The Duke of Gloucester to St. Stephen’s to see the restoration work that has taken place since the major repairs to the church in 2009 – 2012. The full story can be viewed here

More photos can be viewed in the gallery