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Listening at top of the agenda for March Diocesan Synod
Diocesan Synod took place at St Andrew's in Paddock Wood on Saturday 12 March. Taking time to listen was a common thread across the day.
Open Listening at top of the agenda for March Diocesan Synod

Plans submitted for new church building on Kings Hill
Plans have been submitted for what will be the first new Church of England church to be built in the Diocese of Rochester for almost 20 years.
Open Plans submitted for new church building on Kings Hill

Churches respond to situation in Ukraine
From prayer vigils to donation drops, churches across the Diocese have been responding to the situation in Ukraine.
Open Churches respond to situation in Ukraine

Archbishops call Christians to pray for peace in Ukraine
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written a pastoral letter calling for Sunday 27 February to be a day of prayer for peace in Ukraine.
Open Archbishops call Christians to pray for peace in Ukraine

Fond farewell to retiring Archdeacon of Bromley and Bexley
A joyous service took place in Rochester Cathedral on Sunday 20 to give thanks for the ministry of the Archdeacon of Bromley and Bexley who is retiring after 18 years in the role.
Open Fond farewell to retiring Archdeacon of Bromley and Bexley

Don't remain silent about the online abuse of women - Bishop Simon
On Safer Internet Day, Bishop Simon challenges us to speak up against online abuse towards women.
Open Don't remain silent about the online abuse of women - Bishop Simon

'It is up to us to deny the deniers'
On Holocaust Memorial Day, Bishop Simon warns of the dangers of failing to speak out against Holocaust denial.
Open 'It is up to us to deny the deniers'

Get ready to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee
The Queen celebrates 70 years of faith and service in 2022. There are a number of ways churches can get involved.
Open Get ready to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Service welcomes the new Archdeacon of Tonbridge
The Venerable Sharon Copestake was welcomed into her new role as the Archdeacon of Tonbridge at a special service at St Stephen’s Church in Tonbridge on Sunday 16 January 2022.
Open Service welcomes the new Archdeacon of Tonbridge

3 easy steps to get involved with Living in Love and Faith
The Living in Love and Faith listening and learning process closes at the end of April 2022, so now is the time to get involved if you haven’t already!
Open 3 easy steps to get involved with Living in Love and Faith

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