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Environmentalist to join Rochester Cathedral in honorary appointment
The Bishop of Rochester, the Rt Rev James Langstaff, is delighted to announce that the environmentalist, theologian and social activist, Dr Ruth Valerio, has been appointed to the honorary position of Canon Theologian at Rochester Cathedral.

Thank you: Drought Appeal
Earlier this year, Bishops James and Simon wrote to each parish, highlighting the worsening environmental, economic and political situation in Zimbabwe.

New Community Lunch a soup-er success
A new community lunch at All Saints, Langton Green is proving a success.

General Election - Bishop James and Bishop Simon share a message
Ahead of the General Election, we are encouraged to engage in a way that bears witness to the coming Kingdom of God.

Palm crosses
St Andrew's Paddock Wood is inviting churches across the Diocese to look ahead to Easter, by purchasing Palm Cross made by their companion link parish of Bereko.

Marking Black History Month in Gravesham
Ministers from churches across the Archdeaconry of Rochester joined together to take part in an interdenominational service for Black History Month.

New facilities for Petts Wood
New kitchen servery brings fresh mission opportunities to Petts Wood.

Budding film makers get big break at church club
A new film club for budding animators and film makers at St George's, Weald Sevenoaks is sparking the interest of young people at the church.

Youth Council gather for annual weekend away
Over three days young people came together to discover, discern and explore their values and influences.

Parishes encouraged to support Freedom Week in October
With Freedom Week taking place between the 13 to 20 October and Anti-Slavery Day on Friday 18 October, churches across the Diocese are encouraged to take up the opportunity to help raise awareness of the problem of Modern Slavery.


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