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Bishop of Rochester welcomes appointment of new Lord Lieutenant of Kent
Bishop James has welcomed the appointment of the new Lord Lieutenant of Kent, Lady Bella Colgrain.

Bishop Simon considers the decade ahead
As we begin a new year, Bishop Simon Burton-Jones considers what needs to define the decade ahead.

Finding God in the everyday
New resources and films to help deepen relationships with God across the Diocese as national campaign begins.

New tool to measure church carbon footprints
The Diocese of Rochester has been invited to take part in a pilot to test a new tool to help churches measure their carbon footprint

Parishes tackle domestic abuse
Throughout November and December the Community Engagement Social Action Team for the Diocese of Rochester, worked with parishes across the Diocese to raise awareness of the issue of Domestic Abuse.

South Gillingham goes live
South Gillingham is delighted with the impact of its first steps into the world of live social media broadcasting.

Christmas out of hours contacts
Out of hours contacts for the Diocesan Office over Christmas 2019/20

NHS Winter 'Help Us Help You – Before It Gets Worse’
The NHS is sharing information with local organisations, about their ‘Help Us, Help You – Before It Gets Worse’ campaign,

Prayers following the London Bridge attacks
Following the brutal and tragic killings near London Bridge last Friday, Bishop James, in his capacity as Bishop to HM Prisons has offered some pointers for prayer in our churches and other settings.

Bishop James' Christmas message
In his Christmas message for 2019, Bishop James encourages us to look for where we see the signs of God's kingdom.


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