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SIMON WARD 12-2018
From the Rectory December 2022
I really love the season of Advent. I love the fact that it’s dark outside and we spend a lot of time lighting candles in church. I love so much of the beautiful music sung throughout the season of Advent. I love lighting the candles on the Advent wreath More ...
FRUIT + VEG
What it's like to be truly starving
Andrew Frere-Smith describes what it's like to be truly starving and how we can help those who are More ...
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Catastrophes are happening now
The catastrophes happening in the world attributed to Global warming!! Flooding, if you really examine the evidence, you will see that global warming is not in many cases the primary cause; it is humans who have changed the landscape, More ...
supermarket 750AT
Are we storing up treasures on earth?
Rising prices affect us all, and Anna Heydon urges us to spare a thought for those who will be struggling with the cost of living this winter More ...
OPEN BIBLE
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S November 2022
As we have learnt, the Bible consists of two halves: the Old Testament and the New Testament. (These words also mean Old and New “Covenant”, important concepts we shall explore on another occasion). The Old Testament contains thirtynine books and historic More ...
SUE UPTON
In The Interregnum December 2022
Well, some of that old rhyme is certainly true. Christmas is indeed coming, and the shops have been enticing us to buy early for the event since about September. The geese may or may not be getting fat, depending on the progress of bird flu More ...
In The Interregnum November 2022
“Remember, remember, the fifth of November, Gunpowder, treason, and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder treason should ever be forgot”. November is a month for remembering. It begins and ends in sombre mood, reflecting the season. More ...
Thoughts of a Team Vicar 
I moved to Great Yarmouth 8 weeks ago on a warm and sunny day. I was licensed 6 weeks ago on a warm evening in September. Be prepared for the cold everyone told me, that cold winter wind is biting and a force to be reckoned with More ...
Rev Rosie writes about November
The month of November, for me, is the month of remembering. It begins with All Saints Day (1st) and then All Souls Day (2nd) followed rather quickly by Guy Fawkes and Fireworks and “Remember, Remember, the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot More ...
Cost of Living
Andrew Frere-Smith says that, sometimes things happen in the economy that take him completely by surprise, and how we should respond to a deepening crisis More ...
What it means for us to repent
Watch out for unguarded sparks!
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S October 2022
Rev Rosie writes about bereavement
In The Interregnum October 2022
From the Rectory October 2022
Winter Warmer
The Queen – a monarch who proclaimed her faith
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S September 2022
In The Interregnum September 2022
From the Rectory September 2022
Rev Rosie writes more about prayer
Bringing warmth and light into the gloom
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S August 2022
In The Interregnum August 2022
From the Rectory August 2022
A royal wedding 
Rev Rosie writes about prayer
We need a vision of a better future
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S July 2022
In The Interregnum July 2022
Listening is a form of kindness
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S June 2022
From the Rectory June 2022
Turning trials to triumphs
What can we learn from the geese?
Awareness part two
Awareness part one
Rev Rosie writes about looking forward
LISTEN! LOVE! SHEMA part two
LISTEN! LOVE! SHEMA part one
Turning Trials into Triumphs
Rev Rosie writes about Easter
Rev Rosie writes about justice
Rev Rosie writes about new shoots 
Rag Man
We are all gifted
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S January 2022
From the Rectory January 2022
Rev Rosie writes
Looking forward to my Booster
From Rev Helen Lynch December 2021
Look to the future with joy 
Meeting Inside
Paradox
Today I choose joy
Global warming or God’s warning…
From the Rectory March 2021
One Cup of Tea at a Time
From The Rectory February 2021
Thanking God for the Windows
Can we follow the truth in 2021?
An Awake Vision from Karl and Tracey Goffe
Reflections for January 
From Rev Helen Lynch January 2021
Hope 
From The Rectory December 2020
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S November 2020
From the Vicarage November 2020
Thank you, Lord, for Covid-19…
Chosen and adopted by God
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S October 2020
The Rockin' Rev October 2020
From Rev Helen Lynch October 2020
God is still in control
Written the morning of the day I died?
Good things about the current situation
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S September 2020
Finding a moment with God
What’s in Your Hand?
From the Vicarage September 2020
We can help to complete God’s jigsaw
The surfing Saviour and the dripping disciple
Opening THE Book with Rev John K-S August 2020
The Rockin' Rev August 2020
Letter from Uncle Eustace August 2020
The natural world can astonish us
Story Behind the Hymn 'Just As I Am'
From The Revd Frank Cliff August 2020
Our gardens have never looked better
Opening THE Book 26 with Rev John K-S
Letter from 'Uncle Eustace' July 2020
The Rockin' Rev July 2020
A ‘Holding Cross’
From The Rectory July 2020
A response to identity politics
Invite Heaven into your home
New (After Corona) Wineskins
Christians should rise above identity politics
Life hangs by a (2m) thread...
Opening THE Book 25 with Rev John K-S
The Rockin' Rev June 2020
Blessed are the Truth Tellers
Letter from Nancy June 2020
From Rev Helen Lynch June 2020
Letter from Uncle Eustace June 2020
The New Normal 
A time for courage, not fear; love, not anxiety
Searching for rainbows – the sign of God’s love
They were always heroes, and always will be
God can cope with our problems
God gives the strength we need during lockdown
Jesus didn’t keep a social distance
The Rockin' Rev May 2020
Opening THE Book 24 with Rev John K-S
Mind the gap - how to fill our lockdown lives
Psalm 34: Delivered From Fear
Letter from Nancy
From the Vicarage May 2020
Coronavirus golden rules from Father Simon
Open letter to the PM regarding national prayer
World Quarantine
We need resurrection hope in testing times
Opening THE Book 23 with Rev John K-S
The Rockin' Rev April 2020
“Your sins are forgiven”
Yes, this is my third week
Lent began last Tuesday
Sending smiles 
From the Rectory April 2020
We should welcome the stranger
Covid 19 and Joshua 1:9 
Is God pointing us to a better future?
Covid-19
Opening THE Book 22 with Rev John K-S
The Rockin' Rev March 2020
Letter from Nancy March 2020
From Rev Stephen Andrews March 2020
God’s too big to not exist
Look after each other and planet Earth
Loving Vincent
Fire from God 2
Fire from God
Opening THE Book 21 with Rev John K-S
Where is Love?
25th February Shrove Tuesday Who’s for Pancakes?
From the Rectory February 2020
God cares about planet Earth
Happy New Year! from Rev Matthew Price 
Opening THE Book 20 with Rev John K-S
The Language of Love at Christmas 
Reflections for the New Year
25 January - the conversion of St Paul
From Rev Helen Lynch January 2020
All I want for Christmas is… Hope
The Truth and Knowledge of Christianity
Waiting on Christ 
The challenges of an Advent election
Cultivating Devotion 
Opening THE Book 19 with Rev John K-S
Words of wisdom from John Wesley 
From the Rectory December 2019
Thank God for our politicians
Follow The Star
Opening THE Book 18 with Rev John K-S
Was Jesus involved in politics?
From the Vicarage November 2019
Opening THE Book 17 with Rev John K-S
From Rev Helen Lynch October 2019
Greetings from Nancy October 2019
Is the message of Jesus relevant in 2019?
He will wipe away every tear
Angels Unawares
No Comment - just prayers
Opening THE Book 16 with Rev John K-S
The Pharisee in the mirror
From Rev Frank Cliff September 2019
Seeing it differently in Norwich Cathedral
Blessed be the fruit
Opening THE Book 15 with Rev John K-S
From the Rectory August 2019
Summer acts as a preview
We need a revolution of love now
The Church must listen, and build bridges
‘Running’ in the New Testament
Greetings from Nancy July 2019
From Rev Helen Lynch July 2019
Opening THE Book 14 with Rev John K-S
7 billion people, and each one special to God
The Holy Spirit empowers us to focus outwards
Opening THE Book 13 with Rev John K-S
Reflections for June
Signs and Symbols
What's so Important about Trinity?
No looking back with God
From Father Stephen Andrews June 2019
Only Love can bring us all together
The Truth of the Ascension
Opening THE Book 12 with Rev John K-S
Thoughts Inspired by Easter
From the Vicarage May 2019
We all need to coexist on planet earth
The Great Physician
Resurrection Sunday means there is hope
Black Holes – God’s drawing pins
Opening THE Book 11 with Rev John K-S
Good Friday Prayers
From the Rectory April 2019
A husband’s needs in a Godly marriage
The supernatural and the Truth
Original Blessing means more than Original Sin
Spring has Sprung
Responding to the Prodigal Daughter
Opening THE Book 10 with Rev John K-S
Amazing love - more than just a Valentine
Opening THE Book 9 with Rev John K-S
Compassion in the Cold...
From the Rectory February 2019
Winning God’s race
James, free will, and God’s love
26th January: Timothy and Titus: How Local Church Leaders should be
25th January: St Paul: the first Christian Intellectual
What about the Gifts of Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh?
A Woman’s Needs in Marriage
6th January - ‘The Epiphany’
Opening THE Book 8 with Rev John
From the Vicarage January 2019
Build bridges, not walls
Opening THE Book 7 with Rev John
Opening THE Book 6 with Rev John
Making the Right Move
Opening THE Book 5 with Rev John
Opening THE Book 4 with Rev John
A thinking space
Opening THE Book 3 with Rev John
Letter from Nancy December 2018
How should we cope with Brexit uncertainty?
From the Rectory December 2018
Remembrance 100
More than many sparrows
The rhythm of the day with God
Remembering the End of World War One
Reflections for November
From Revd Helen Budd
Jesus meets us where we are
Are you content?
Why Christians are like pumpkins
Patience
From Rev Frank Cliff
Accepting the change
How deep are your roots?
From the Rectory September 2018
Can Jesus fully satisfy our human hunger?
This little light of mine, I'm gonna let it shine!
The words we use matter
I DO like Mondays!
What’s your talent?
From the Rectory August 2018
What do we really mean by 'Tolerance'?
God sees the best in us
The right gear
Having a sense of purpose
James shares his experience of following life's signs
From Rev Helen Budd July 2018
Finding God in the waves
Is your church multi-cultural?
Reflections for June
Giving begins with God
From Father Stephen Andrews June 2018
From the Vicarage May 2018
'Nothing more than nothing' can be significant
Let God write your page
Looking for the Joy of the Lord
The Return of Hope
Reflections for April
From the Rectory April 2018
Easter – new day, new beginnings, new hope
An end to ‘Cosy Church’ and ‘Duvet Discipleship’?
From the Rectory March 2018
Ministerial Meltdown
Let’s be grateful for Octavia Hill
All In – It’s all about commitment
Reflections for February
From the Team Vicar Revd Jemma
How to keep going when the resolutions fail
From the Rectory December 2017
Powerful are the Peacemakers
Not only Christopher Robin can say prayers
From the Rectory November 2017
One Love is the answer to the disasters we face
From the Rectory October 2017
500th Anniversary of the Reformation
Harvest – a time for some real thanksgiving!
The transforming power of kindness
Is teaching evolution to schoolchildren dangerous?
Tragic loss of Charlie Gard
Mirroring the perfection that is already in us
Great Yarmouth Blessing
From the Vicarage July 2017
That empty hole in your life can be filled by the Holy One to make you whole
Fr Grant's placement experiences
Massacre of the innocents
From the Vicarage May 2017
Putting others first
Lent is a time of reflection
Living in a world of influence
Story of Jonah ‘message of second chances’
A recipe for peace in troubled times
Epiphany is a time of renewal
Why does God allow evil?
A letter from Love
God has come down to us in Jesus Christ
Mercy and Truth are met together
It's good to talk 
Harvest can be a time of real struggle
The power of prayer in times of bad news
To bless or to curse? – that is our choice 
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Chet
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Zayin
Statement by Bishop of Norwich on EU Referendum result
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Vav
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: He
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Daleth
What kind of political party would Jesus lead?
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Gimel
From the Rectory May 2016
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Beth
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Aleph (2)
Ask God to help you break the cycle
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: Aleph
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: introduction part 5
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: introduction part 4
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: introduction part 3
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective: introduction part 2
Exploring Psalm 119 from a scientist’s perspective
Some of us are ‘so silly…’
Should we leave politics to the politicians?
Coping with the tough times
This nation needs God
Pray for the peace of the world
Why a Remembrance Service?
Ten things God doesn't ask!!
Children’s letters to God
How can wicked people like Hitler be saved?
Standing together in peace and unity
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