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Recommendations of the Channel Islands Commission
Archbishop Justin Welby


You may recall that in March 2014 I, alongside the Bishop of Winchester, the Bishop of Dover and the then Deans of Jersey and Guernsey agreed arrangements for the Bishop of Dover to assume interim oversight of the Island
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Book launch of William and Lucy lead Collective Worship
Story book shows the different elements within an act of collective worship


Year six pupils at Deal Parochial School helped celebrate the launch of a new book with an act of collective worship they had created themselves.

Staff, students and
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Celebration of Reader Ministry Service
Canterbury Cathedral - Sunday 22 September from 6.30pm


A service celebrating our Readers will be held this weekend at Canterbury Cathedral.

There will be admission, welcoming, licensing and the relicensing of people from across the diocese as
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Our County Harvest Thanksgiving
Ashford Cattle Market on Sunday 6 October at 5.30pm


This year’s County Harvest Thanksgiving Service will be held in the main ring at Ashford Cattle Market.

The annual event moves to different venues across the diocese to celebrate the work
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How to receive regular updates and news from the Diocese


There are more ways than ever to keep up-to-date with news and events across the diocese.

You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, browse the latest edition of Outlook from
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Rose Hudson-Wilkin named Bishop of Dover
The Queen has approved the appointment of the Reverend Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons, as the next Bishop of Dover.

Jamaican-born Speaker’s Chaplain will take up the role in November
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Could you be a flood warden?
Helping the community before, during and after a flood


There is a shortage of flood wardens across the county so the Kent Resilience Forum is asking churches to encourage people within their communities to volunteer for the role.

Churches can
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Canterbury ordinations
On Saturday, 15 men and women were ordained at Canterbury Cathedral.


01/07/19

Teachers, a nurse, farm manager and songwriter joined football and Dungeons and Dragons fans as those being ordained at the service that was led by the Archbishop o
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People Not Walls – A declaration for change
A declaration calling for better treatment of those seeking asylum

17/06/19

A declaration calling for better treatment of those seeking asylum will be signed in Dover to mark international Refugee Week.

People Not Walls: The Cross-Channel Hu
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Diocesan Day of Prayer and Pilgrimage 2019
A round up of the 24-hour period of intentional prayer


17/06/19

Pupils, parishes and pilgrims from across the world came together for this year’s Diocesan Day of Prayer and Pilgrimage.

The 24-hour period of intentional prayer included a
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