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Churches equipped for contactless giving

First published on: 24th May 2024

Over 50 churches in our diocese are now equipped to take contactless donations following the rollout of devices as part of a national generosity scheme.

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The Everyday God

First published on: 24th May 2024

New book - Compelling stories of loving our neighbour today

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General election 2024: invitation to pray for the nation

First published on: 22nd May 2024

Archbishops call for respect and kindness in heat of debate


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.

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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’.  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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£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

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