Latest News

Women priests celebrated in Canterbury Cathedral

First published on: 17th May 2024

Bishop Rose presided over a special service held at Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday 11 May marking the 30th anniversary of the ordination of women to priesthood in our diocese.

Estella preaching 1.jpg

Serving Our Communities - looking out for opportunities

First published on: 3rd May 2024

As part of reaching out to serve our community, St. Francis Church (Ashford Town Parish) worked in partnership with Ashford Borough Council, to host the ‘Eat Well, Spend Less Roadshow’.  

Eat well spend less Cathie and guests.jpg

School children invited to Downing Street for Easter reception

First published on: 3rd May 2024

St John’s CE Primary School Canterbury had a memorable day in London meeting leaders from politics and the church.

St John's Canterbury LP Visit-1.jpg

Anniversary service for first women priests

First published on: 26th April 2024

Bishop Rose will be presiding over a special service led by women clergy within our diocese to celebrate and reflect on the 30th anniversary of the ordination of women to priesthood.

Estella outside cathedral.JPG

Young leaders celebrated

First published on: 25th April 2024

Young people aged 14-18 from our diocese led a service of thanksgiving on Saturday 20 April to celebrate their achievements during the Growing Young Leaders programme.


New pilgrimage route celebrates royal Kentish women

First published on: 18th April 2024

A new pilgrimage route, launching on Saturday 27 April 2024, has been developed linking churches in Canterbury, Lyminge, and Folkestone.

View from St Martin's.jpg

£3m funding for church growth in Margate and Maidstone

First published on: 16th April 2024

The Church of England has granted £3.2 million for a programme of church planting and revitalisation over five years in Margate and Maidstone

St Faith's 2.jpg

Archbishop sees growth and revitalisation in Maidstone

First published on: 9th April 2024

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Hon and Rt Revd Justin Welby, spent Holy Week in the Maidstone Deanery, visiting churches, children’s groups, businesses and community outreach projects.

ABC robes

Easter Songs of Praise from Canterbury

First published on: 25th March 2024

St Martin’s church in Canterbury will be part of Easter Sunday’s Songs of Praise on BBC One with presenter Aled Jones observing the dawn service.

Group photo of congregation around fire.jpg

ITV film at St Martin’s for women’s history month

First published on: 15th March 2024

St Martin’s Church in Canterbury had a visit from ITV Meridian as part of its coverage for women’s history month

charlotte ITV
Privacy Notice | Powered by Church Edit