Open Churches and Tourism in Norwich Diocese

Posted on 30th July 2014 

Title:  Open Churches and the Role of  TOMAT

Description:  The role of Norwich Diocese’s Tourism Open Churches and Mission Action Team and the expected  increase of redundant churches in 21st Century.

Author:  Richard Woodham


The 600+ medieval church buildings that belong to the Diocese of Norwich are, depending on one’s point of view, either a hindrance to the mission of the Church in 21st century, or  an under-valued and under-used resource. This paper looks briefly at the churches as a hindrance and then, more fully, at the churches as a resource……….

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