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New Peal Board at Bickley
Last week-end, on Sunday 28 February, a new peal board was dedicated during Mass at St George, Bickley

New Dean for Rochester Cathedral
The Reverend Canon Dr Philip John Hesketh BD, AKC, PhD, Canon at Rochester Cathedral is the new Dean of Rochester Cathedral.

Local Church to receive Tesco Grant
A grant programme funded by the 5p bag charge has shortlisted a Sidcup church. Holy Trinity, Lamorbey applied for the grant to improve the church garden.

Communications hat-trick for Rochester
The Diocese of Rochester is celebrating a communications hat-trick.

New CAP Debt Centre for Erith and Thamesmead
Churches in Erith have combined with other local churches to set up a new CAP Debt Centre serving the area covered by the Erith and Plumstead Deaneries.

Signing of Statement of Intent
Bishop James Langstaff of Rochester and Archbishop of Estonia Urmas Viilma have signed a Statement of Intent re-affirming the partnership between Rochester and the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church.

St. Margaret’s Halstead celebration
Brian Shilling, Organist of St Margaret’s Church Halstead, started in January 1971 and has worked under 6 different Rectors. For many years he trained both the adult and children’s choirs.

Sir John Hawkins Hospital
The Rev Dr Joel Love has been welcomed to the Sir John Hawkins Hospital in Chatham as a Trustee by Mr Neil Wood.

Bishop James Christmas Message
Last Christmas, I reflected on ‘O little town of Bethlehem’ and urged you to pray for the communities of the Holy Land and surrounding nations. And sadly this year, I find myself repeating that urging – the need for God’s gifts of peace and goodwill in those and other places is greater than ever.

Christmas Jumper Sunday - it's a thing!
On Sunday 13 December at 10.30am, St Francis Church in Galahad Avenue, Strood, will be host to the first ever Christmas Jumper Sunday.


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