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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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