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Prayers during IICSA
We offer these prayers, as we reflect on what we are hearing during the IICSA process, and what we are learning needs to change, thanks to the brave testimony of survivors.

Round-up of June Diocesan Synod
Diocesan Synod met on 22 June to discuss the Annual Report and Accounts, Indicative Offers and much more.

Reader from Bidborough wins Sermon of the Year
The Sermon of the Year 2019 has been won by Clare Masters, a Reader in the Diocese and former palliative care doctor.

Church walking for health in Sevenoaks
St. Mary’s Platt launches a health walk.

Bishop James welcomes new Bishop of Dover
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Churches in Rainham get green fingered in bid for national award
Churches in Rainham get behind a community initiative to transform Rainham with flowers.

Further Place of Welcome launched in Diocese
St Augustine's Church in Gillingham has opened the second Place of Welcome cafe in the Diocese.

Hundreds gather at giant indoor picnic for Thy Kingdom Come
Over 650 people came prepared to enjoy a giant indoor picnic inside Rochester Cathedral, as part of Thy Kingdom Come

Bishop James welcomes announcement of new Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark
​​​​​​​Bishop James has welcomed the appointment of the new Roman Catholic Archbishop of Southwark

Honour for Dartford vicar in Queen's Birthday Honours List
The Rev Carol Avery, Assistant Curate at Stone St Mary in Dartford has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours list.

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