Welcome to the website for the Diocese of Rochester
We are the Church of England in the areas of Medway, north west Kent and the London Boroughs of Bromley and Bexley. A diverse and vibrant community of faith, we are Called Together to Grow disciples, Enrich our communities and Resource each other in our mission and ministry.
Friday 19 October 2018
Bishop Simon Burton-Jones, Bishop of Tonbridge, has encouraged Christians to '...pick up the baton in our generation' from the likes of William Wilberforce - a key figure in the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Read more
Friday 12 October 2018
The Ridley Bear ‘999’ Appeal celebrated a wonderful finale last weekend with a special service at Bishop Ridley Church attended by the Mayor of Bexley Cllr. Brian Bishop Read more
Thursday 4 October 2018
Our October e-newsletter is now here! With an update on the Archbishop's visit, parish news and a video message from Bishop James about Adoption Sunday. Read more
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Friday 19th October
10:00 How to Manage Anxiety and Depression
Monday 29th October
Tuesday 30th October
Wednesday 31st October
11:00 Liturgy at home and in hospital - Southwark Cathedral
Diocese of Rochester Cycle of Prayer
The daily cycles of prayer for the Rochester Diocese
Henry Martyn, translator,...
Henry Martyn, translator, missionary, 1812 Parish cycle: Bexleyheath, St Peter Vicar: The Rev Jim Charles Community Cycle: Fordcombe CE Primary School, Fordcombe Headteacher: Mr Christopher Blackburn
Luke the Evangelist
Luke the Evangelist Parish cycle: Bexleyheath, Christ Church Vicar: The Rev Trevor Wyatt Community Cycle: For our parish and diocesan treasurers and finance directors.
Ignatius, bishop, martyr,...
Ignatius, bishop, martyr, c.107 Parish cycle: Belvedere, St Augustine of Canterbury Vicar: The Rev Clive Jones Community Cycle: Fawkham CE Primary School, Fawkham Headteacher: Mrs Mandy Bridges
Nicholas Ridley (of...
Nicholas Ridley (of Rochester) and Hugh Latimer, bishops, martyrs, 1555 Parish cycle: Belvedere, All Saints Vicar: The Rev Jane Edwards Community Cycle: Bishop Ridley CE Primary School, Falconwood Headteacher: Mr Stuart Keep
Teresa of Avila, teacher of...
Teresa of Avila, teacher of the faith, 1582 Parish cycle: Barnehurst, St Martin Vicar: The Rev Gareth Bowen Community Cycle: For our police chaplains.