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Churches in diocese given access to grants database

First published on: 1st March 2024

The Diocese of Canterbury is pleased to announce that it has secured access to a national grant-finding database for our churches for the next three years.

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Let there be lights: energy help for those in need

First published on: 22nd February 2024

A diocesan initiative has helped over 240 people with their energy bills during the cost-of-living crisis.

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Over £1,000 raised by young people in church charity sleepout

First published on: 9th February 2024

At the end of January, the young people at St Leonard’s Church, Hythe, along with Rev Michael Darkins, took part in a winter sleepout to raise money for the Rainbow Centre.


New appointment marks fresh start for resourcing church

First published on: 9th February 2024

Margate church welcomes new Priest Reverend Mark Nelson

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Bishop Rose pays tribute to first ordained woman in anniversary service

First published on: 26th January 2024

To mark the 80th anniversary of the first woman to be ordained as priest in the Anglican Communion, Bishop of Dover the Rt Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin preached at a special service at St Martin in the Fields, London.

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Chaplain commissioned to provide spiritual care for older people

First published on: 22nd January 2024

Ann Tiplady has been commissioned as an Anna Chaplain to our diocese.

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Thank you to Peter Wyllie as he steps down as Chair

First published on: 18th January 2024

After three years as the Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance, Peter Wyllie has decided to step back.

New Diocesan Secretary appointed

First published on: 5th January 2024

We are delighted to announce that after a competitive and robust process that attracted strong interest, Iain Blythe has been appointed as the next Diocesan Secretary for the Diocese of Canterbury.

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Church of England releases new Christmas single

First published on: 30th November 2023

News of how our diocese can get involved in the new carol.


New College of Honorary Canons of Canterbury Cathedral installed

First published on: 24th November 2023

A service was held in Canterbury Cathedral for the installation of Honorary Canons

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