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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.
Jill Gower from the Call to Prayer ministry invites us to unite in prayer for those who are struggling with isolation or finding it hard to manage financially.
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.
Churches in the Brundall and Blofield area, together with local councils and community groups and the local hardware shop have teamed up to provide community support during the coronavirus crisis.
Gaywood church in King’s Lynn is pioneering a scheme to provide essential bundles to those in the community who are unable to do their normal shopping.
Members of the churches in the Coastal group of parishes are providing support for community during the coronavirus crisis.
Ludham Churches Together in association with Ludham Parish Council are providing a food and drink ordering and delivery service for villagers, including the collection of prescriptions.
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