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Despite being unable to meet clients face-to-face, King’s Lynn CAP managed to get a client debt-free in a record three months. Manager Emily Hart tells the story.
Angela Rayner, curate at King’s Lynn Minster, cycled to dozens of churches in one day to raise funds for Norfolk Churches Trust and the Minster.
Four parishes in rural Norfolk have shared energy and resources to re-open one of their buildings for public worship.
The Duchess of Cambridge has today helped to launch a new baby bank initiative at a West Norfolk church, with a personal volunteering visit.
After its move to a larger site at St John’s Vicarage, King’s Lynn Night Shelter is raising money for its next phase with a fundraising day in Norwich.
The ice of isolation has melted for All Saints Church in King’s Lynn, and it has re-opened for collective worship. The Rector, Canon Adrian Ling, tells the story.
The first new Catholic primary school to open in Norfolk for decades has had an exciting and eventful first year. Executive Head of Sacred Heart VA Primary School, Aidan McGovern, reports.
A 30-year-old nurse from Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn staged a recovery from Covid-19 after seeking prayers from his home church, and drinking ginger and lemon tea.
The King’s Lynn Winter Night Shelter will move to a new home this summer ready to welcome the homeless again in the autumn.
The Bishop of Lynn, Rt Rev Jonathan Meyrick, is set to retire from his post next January, it was announced during a first-ever virtual Diocese of Norwich Synod yesterday.
A Norfolk company used its projection equipment to light up a church in west Norfolk with messages of appreciation for key workers and the NHS.
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.
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.
The CAP Debt Centre in King’s Lynn is continuing to serve people with unmanageable debt, having moved its appointments from face-to-face to telephone.
The Hunstanton and District Foodbank is keeping its doors open during the Coronavirus crisis, but will deliver food parcels where possible.
Churches Together in King’s Lynn have launched a project called West Norfolk Trees of Hope to encourage large-scale tree planting.
Something new is happening on the North Lynn housing estate in King’s Lynn as local people come together to explore the Christian faith using Pilates, emojis and Google searches. Jenny Seal visited to find out more.
With an increasingly elderly population across the UK, Churches Together in King’s Lynn are helping churches get equipped to become dementia-friendly, with a training meeting on November 6 featuring input from experienced professionals.
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