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Women’s Ministry update
The Revd Estella Last will be the next Bishop’s Advisor for Women’s Ministry.

15/04/19

Revd Estella Last succeeds Shelia Cox who is stepping down soon and was thanked by Bishop Trevor for her dedication in the role she ‘fulfilled with dis
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Pensions Chair receives Canterbury Cross
Archbishop awards Chair of the Pensions Board for a decade’s hard work

05/04/19

The Canterbury Cross for Services to the Church of England has been awarded to Jonathan Spencer for his work on the Church of England Pensions Board. Archbishop
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We can bring hope, says Bishop of Dover
The Rt Revd Trevor Willmott has spoken of the Church's determination to be a force for reconciliation in a divided Britain. 

In his final presidential address to Diocesan Synod as Bishop of Dover, Bishop Trevor pledged that despite the challenges
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St Martin’s Church cleans up!
More than 70 volunteers joined the Ignite team from St Martin’s Church to spring clean their estate.

29/03/19


A band of more than 70 volunteers from around Shepway joined the Ignite team from St Martin’s Church to spring clean the estate.
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540 mile Lent challenge nears completion
The Stour Downs Lent challenge is underway to walk from Durham Cathedral back to Ashford via 15 other cathedrals

28/03/19

The Stour Downs Lent challenge is underway to walk - on a treadmill – the equivalent distance from Durham Cathedral back
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Virtual
Establish a connected, virtual prayer journey for the day

Over the next few weeks a variety of resources will be available to download including:

a. Hour by Hour prayer guide
b. Connecting the ill and housebound
c. Hospital and prison chaplai
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Stations
Create prayer stations for your local mission projects

Over the next few weeks a variety of resources will be available to download including:

a. Invite prayer with and for your local, national, international outreach projects
b. Creative idea
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Archdeacon leads vigil of peace
Archdeacon of Canterbury, The Venerable Jo Kelly-Moore, led a vigil of peace last night

22/03/19

Yesterday, on the UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, New Zealanders in London came together with the wider London c
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Tea and prayer drop-ins for Brexit
Call for communities to come together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point.

18/03/19
Churches to hold tea and prayer drop-ins for Brexit
Churches will be encouraged to host informal café-style meetings over the
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Peace Day Celebration – We need YOU!
A day of celebration will be held in Sittingbourne to mark the signing of the peace treaty that formally ended the First World War.

15/03/2019
Parade to honour the 1,150 local men and one woman who died in WWI
A day of celebration will be held i
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