Welcome to the website for the Diocese of Rochester
We are the Church of England in the areas of Medway, north west Kent and the London Boroughs of Bromley and Bexley. A diverse and vibrant community of faith, we are Called Together to Grow disciples, Enrich our communities and Resource each other in our mission and ministry.
Friday 12 October 2018
The Ridley Bear ‘999’ Appeal celebrated a wonderful finale last weekend with a special service at Bishop Ridley Church attended by the Mayor of Bexley Cllr. Brian Bishop Read more
Thursday 4 October 2018
Our October e-newsletter is now here! With an update on the Archbishop's visit, parish news and a video message from Bishop James about Adoption Sunday. Read more
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Monday 1 October 2018
A financial adviser, a health visitor, diplomat, weights enthusiast and a probation officer - just some of those ordained into the Diocese at the end of September. Read more
Diocese of Rochester Cycle of Prayer
The daily cycles of prayer for the Rochester Diocese
Ignatius, bishop, martyr,...
Ignatius, bishop, martyr, c.107 Parish cycle: Belvedere, St Augustine of Canterbury Vicar: The Rev Clive Jones Community Cycle: Fawkham CE Primary School, Fawkham Headteacher: Mrs Mandy Bridges
Nicholas Ridley (of...
Nicholas Ridley (of Rochester) and Hugh Latimer, bishops, martyrs, 1555 Parish cycle: Belvedere, All Saints Vicar: The Rev Jane Edwards Community Cycle: Bishop Ridley CE Primary School, Falconwood Headteacher: Mr Stuart Keep
Teresa of Avila, teacher of...
Teresa of Avila, teacher of the faith, 1582 Parish cycle: Barnehurst, St Martin Vicar: The Rev Gareth Bowen Community Cycle: For our police chaplains.
John Warner, Bishop of...
John Warner, Bishop of Rochester, 1666 Trinity 20 Job 23.1-9,16-end Psalm 22.1-15 Hebrews 4.12-end Mark 10.17-31 Prisons Week For all prison chaplains and our Diocesan Co-ordinating Chaplain for Prisons, Rev Beatrice Musindi
Edward the Confessor, king,...
Edward the Confessor, king, 1066 Parish cycle: Hayes, St Mary the Virgin Rector: The Rev Napo John Community Cycle: For our brothers and sisters in the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church approaching the anniversary of the foundation of the nation.