ABOUT SFN

The aim of the group 'Science and Faith in Norfolk' is to explore the relationship between Science and Faith from a Christian perspective.

The group is mainly, but not exclusively, made up of professional scientists living and working in Norfolk. It includes a number of clergy. The group is supported by the Bishop of Norwich.

This ecumenical group seeks to support and encourage its members through open and respectful discussion of subjects at the interface between science and faith.

SFN engages with members of the public through open meetings on science faith issues at the Meeting Place (Holy Trinity Church, NR2 2BJ) and its Annual Cathedral Lecture - given by a well known scientist or theologian on a topical subject.


The group is affiliated to Christians in Science

Upcoming events

21st September 19:00-20:30

Annual Science-Faith Cathedral Lecture

Dinosaurs, Evolution and Religion.

Speaker: Nick Spencer (Senior Fellow at Theos) more...

Norwich Cathedral Nave

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Talks to coincide with the “Gaia Exhibition” 1st – 31st October, St Peter Mancroft, Norwich, exploring climate change and its implications for faith communities.

More details of talks on this page.

(Organised by St Peter Mancroft)

Wednesday 6th October 19:30


Black Lives Matter Everywhere: Inequality, racial justice and climate change.

Speaker: Chine McDonald (Head of Public Engagement for Christian Aid)

(Organised by SFN)

12th October 19:30

Climate and Food Security: How can we feed 10 billion people?

Speaker: Professor Cristobal Uauy (John Innes Centre, Norwich)

19th October 19:30

The Ocean, Climate Change and Christianity: Blue Planet, Blue God

Speaker: Professor Meric Srokosz (National Oceanography Centre, Southampton)

25th October 19:30

Climate and Conflict: Bridging our divisions for the sake of the Earth.

Speaker: Dr Justine Huxley (St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, London).

This talk will coincide with the start of Norwich Science Week.

Dippy the Dinosaur

visiting Norwich Cathedral

13th July - 30th October 2021

The talk by the Revd Dr Ernest Lucas on 'Evolution and Scripture' (20th July 2021) and the Annual Science-Faith Cathedral Lecture by Nick Spencer on 'Dinosaurs, Evolution and Religion' (21st September 2021) will coincide with Dippy the Dinosaur's visit to Norwich Cathedral.

Subject to prevailing CV-19 restrictions, these talks will be in Norwich Cathedral Nave.

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