The Diocese of Rochester is offering a range of webinars to resource your church and to keep connected during this time of social distancing. 

Find details belows as upcoming conferences, as well as some from connected organisations.

You can find recordings of previous Diocesan webinars on our YouTube channel.

10 February / 9:30-10:30am Book here
Developing Positive Strategies for Stress and Mental Wellbeing CMD

Led by Dr Deborah Watkins & The Rev Canon Chris Dench
What is Stress? - and how  it impacts body, thoughts, feelings, behaviours and wellbeing.
Coping with Stress -  exploring alternative approaches and developing a stress management plan.
Promoting Mental Wellbeing - using the Wheel of Wellbeing to develop positive, practical steps for improving mental wellbeing in yourself, your congregations and your communities.

14 January /11:00-12:00 Book here
New Beginnings

Exploring how Christians can be at the forefront of transforming children and young people's self-esteem, confidence and happiness during the year ahead.

7 week course / January 27, February 3 & 10, March 10, 17, 24 and 31 / 8PM Wednesday nights Book here

Running the race marked out for us

Join Andy Wooding Jones, Archdeacon of Rochester in a verse by verse exploration of one of the New Testament’s most inspiring passages, the course invites us on the challenge of a lifetime – the race of faith, which we run in the company of a cloud of witnesses who urge us on as we follow in the footsteps of Jesus.

1 February 2021 / 11:00 - 12:30 Book here
Growing good; growth, social action and discipleship in the Church of England

Hannah Rich is the author of this influential recent report for Theos and the Church Urban Fund which shows how social action can lead to congregations growing numerically and spiritually.


3 February 7:00-8:30pm Book here
26 March 10:00-11:30am Book here

Vocations Roadshow

An event run by the Vocation Team and DDO Team to help you encourage vocations in your parishes and deaneries.There are big changes in the way in the discernment for ordination happens starting from this Autumn (2021) and it is important for parishes to be part of this so come along and find out how we can help and support you in encouraging vocations.

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