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Knitted angels bring host of blessings to towns
Heavenly hosts of knitted angels are being placed around towns by churches to bring joy to communities this Christmas.
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Christmas joy brought to care home residents
The team at St Barnabas Church in St Paul's Cray have been delighted to be able to return to their local residential home this Advent.
Open Christmas joy brought to care home residents

New Lead Community Engagement Adviser appointed
We are delighted to announce that Magali van der Merwe has been appointed as the new Lead Community Engagement Adviser for the Diocese of Rochester.
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Outside carol services hit the right note
Churches have braved the cold as they offer outside carol services.
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'You are the light of the world' - Bishop Simon shares a message of thanks
Bishop Simon has shared a message of thanks to the churches of the Diocese of Rochester.
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Church donates Christmas gifts for families affected by domestic abuse
The Toy and Gift Parade Service at Bishop Ridley Church in Falconwood has collected enough gifts to ensure every family supported by Bexley Women's Aid will receive a gift this Christmas.
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'Love, surely' - Bishop Simon's Christmas reflection
'The reality of the first nativity is God saying: I’ve been there, in the middle of shattered plans.' Bishop Simon shares his Christmas message to the people and parishes of the Diocese.
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Advent calendars all round
Thanks to a grant from the Diocese's Children and Young People Fund, St Augustine's, Slade Green has been able to gift a Real Advent Calendar to every child at the local primary school.
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Winter edition of Together magazine now available
The latest online edition of Together is now here! With in-depth features and interviews sharing the life of the Diocese, plus great resources, it's well worth a read.
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Bishop says, "Enough is enough" on male violence towards women
Bishop Simon says new research shows the scale of the problem of violence and harassment towards women.
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