Monday, 22nd May 2017On Saturday 20 May Bishop James licensed our third cohort of 14 Licensed Lay Ministers. Their ministries vary widely – including working with elderly people in Anna Chaplaincies, community chaplaincy, preaching and teaching, hospital chaplaincy, debt advice, pastoral mission, working with refugees and other marginalised people, working with children and families, spirituality, healing and wholeness, and bereavement and funeral ministry. Read more...
Friday, 19th May 2017Walk for Peace is a walk between Gillingham and Rochester, via Chatham. It is open to local people and others, striving for peace and unity across all the communities in Medway. The Walk aims to bring together people of different cultures and backgrounds, promote friendship and embrace positive, interfaith and secular relations through a common cause – peace. Read more...
Tuesday, 16th May 2017Three of the six bells at St Peter and St Paul's Church, Ash, are 300 years old this year. We have chosen the weekend near our Patronal Festival, 23-25 June, for a weekend of celebrating. Events include much ringing of the bells and visits up the Tower; a Flower Festival with the theme of Bells Read more...
Licensed Lay Ministers 2017
On Saturday 20 May Bishop James licensed our third cohort of 14 Licensed Lay Ministers.
Walk For Peace in Medway 2017 - Walking 4 Oneness
This year it takes place on Saturday 1 July 2017
Celebrating our 300 year old bells
Three of the six bells at St Peter and St Paul's Church, Ash, are 300 years old this year.
Employed Children's and Youth Workers Day
Around the same time every year, the employed workers meet with the Bishop
2017 Poverty and Hope Appeal
The 2017 Diocese of Rochester Poverty and Hope Appeal was launched on May 10th