(BBC) Norwich All Saints Centre to close after 35 years

A church centre in Norwich that helps homeless people, stranded strangers and elderly people is to shut after landlords rejected a rescue plan.

The All Saints Centre needs £100,000 a year to keep going but has hit money difficulties because of the recession.

A plan by Bishop of Norwich Graham James to assume the lease, which could have brought a rent cut, was rejected by Norwich Historic Churches’ Trust.

Read it all.


Posted in * Anglican - Episcopal, * Culture-Watch, * Economics, Politics, * International News & Commentary, Anglican Provinces, Church of England (CoE), City Government, England / UK, Ethics / Moral Theology, Politics in General, Poverty, Religion & Culture, Theology, Urban/City Life and Issues

One comment on “(BBC) Norwich All Saints Centre to close after 35 years

  1. BlueOntario says:

    From reading the website of the Centre, that building presents an amazing history of service to that city. Good for the bishop to try to continue that. One hopes others will step forward.