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Diocese to host online conference to consider impact of COVID-19 on the Church
Bishop Simon is inviting clergy and lay people to join an online conference to explore the impact of COVID-19 on the Church's mission and ministry.

Bishop Simons' Reflection for Pentecost
As we look travel through Thy Kingdom Come and look ahead to Pentecost, Bishop Simon offers a Reflection.

New lay ministers licensed via Zoom
Twelve new Licensed Lay Ministers have been licensed to the Diocese online.

Diocese backs new Faith at Home Campaign
Faith at Home is a national campaign to resource and equip parishes, families and schools in the spiritual care and nurture of children and young people.

Phased return of ministers to churches in the Diocese
Following the House of Bishops backing of a phased return to church buildings ministers in the Diocese have been informed of our plans.

Meal drops bring comfort to isolated in Sevenoaks
St Mary Church in Sevenoaks has been ensuring the elderly, isolated and vulnerable in their congregation are not going without a hot meal during the pandemic

A Church Near You:  Online Giving
Did you know you can also promote online giving through your A Church Near You page?

New free dial-in worship phone line launched
The Church of England has launched a new free dial-in worship phone line during the coronavirus lockdown.

Vicars licensed to their new parishes online
Although our church buildings are closed, work has not stopped to bring new vicars into post - it's just taking place online!

Online guided retreats available
An online guided retreat has been organised by the Diocese's Coordinator of Spirituality, Rev Canon Susanne Carlsson.


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