Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come is a global wave of prayer from Ascension to Pentecost (May 30th - June 9th 2019)

In the Diocese of Rochester we encourage every church and church member to take part.

Free resources 

Free Resources for Thy Kingdom Come will be available for collection in Rochester Cathedral at the Chrism Eucharist on Maundy Thursday.   

Each deanery will have supplies of three resources:

  • Novena – a booklet designed for nine days of prayer, including art, a Bible passage and prayer each day.
  • Prayer Journal – aimed at teens and adults.
  • Family Adventure Prayer Map and stickers.  Nationally, the vision is offer this to every child in Years 4, 5 and 6 in every Church of England school, as well as children in our church communities.

More information about these and other resources for Thy Kingdom Come is available at

Deanery TKC champions and area/rural deans already know about this and will oversee the distribution of resources around the deaneries.

'Come and See' -  Beacon event - 8 June, Rochester Cathedral (midday onwards)

Bring a friend, a picnic, a rug/fold-up chair and join the mega-picnic in Rochester Cathedral’s 900-year old nave as a part of a celebration for Thy Kingdom Come in Rochester Diocese

Activities for all ages, including:

  • Singing workshops

  • Labyrinth

  • Prayer ministry

  • Bell ringing

  • Prayer with icons

  • Puppets

  • ‘Be a monk’ tours

There will be displays and prayer stations from all 17 deaneries of Rochester Diocese and many diocesan schools

The day will conclude with an informal act of worship at 3pm and the preacher will be The Rt Revd Simon Burton-Jones, Bishop of Tonbridge

Join in 

Last year our activities included interactive prayer stations and displays from schools in Rochester Cathedral, and a wide range of over 300 events and meetings across the Diocese, from 24-7 Prayer Rooms to prayer meetings in peoples homes, from dropping prayer postcards to a whole village, to churches open for prayer.



Commit to pray

Why not commit to praying with others around the Diocese, where ever you are, for the successful preparations of Thy Kingdom?

Offer a prayer every Tuesday at 5pm – if you’re active on social media, why not let people know what you are doing by using the hashtag #TKCTuesday.

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