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.
Bishop James will be joining the 'Standing Together' rally on 6 April, to show solidarity with families and communities impacted by violent crime. More here
School leaders from across Rochester Diocese’s Church school network have met for an inspiring day of talks and discussions, exploring the theme of ‘flourishing for all.’ More here
Bishop James has invited churches in the Diocese to support an initiative by the Church of England, to encourage communities to come together in conversation and prayer as Brexit discussions reach a pivotal point. More here
On Sunday 10 March, nearly 200 people took part in a celebratory service for employed youth workers and volunteers in the Diocese of Rochester, at Rochester Cathedral. More here
Thursday 28th March
17:30 Bishop's Council
Monday 1st April
19:30 Hope Unleashed at St Peter & St Paul Tonbridge
Tuesday 2nd April
10:30 A Workshop Exploring Anna Chaplaincy with Older People
Wednesday 3rd April
18:30 Tonbridge Archdeaconry Mission & Pastoral Working Group
Thursday 4th April
Friday 5th April
09:30 Social Media Training
Saturday 6th April
09:00 The Case for the Resurrection
Sunday 7th April
14:30 Hope Service for those with dementia
17:00 Journeying Deeper - Talks on the Christian Life
19:00 Staged Messiah
19:30 The Eight Words - Tim Boniface
19:30 TIM BONIFACE QUARTET: ‘THE EIGHT WORDS’
Diocese of Rochester Cycle of Prayer
The daily cycles of prayer for the Rochester Diocese
Harriet Monsell, founder of...
Harriet Monsell, founder of the Community of St John the Baptist, 1883 Parish cycle: Crockham Hill, Holy Trinity Vicar: The Rev Sue Diggory Community Cycle: Crockham Hill CE Primary School, Crockham Hill Headteacher: Mrs Jane Ingram
Annunciation of Our Lord to...
Annunciation of Our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish cycle: Chiddingstone, St Mary the Virgin, with Chiddingstone Causeway, St Luke Rector: vacancy Community Cycle: Chiddingstone CE Primary School, Chiddingstone Headteacher: Mrs Rachel Streatfield
Walter Hilton, Mystic,...
Walter Hilton, Mystic, 1396 Paul Couturier, Priest, Ecumenist, 1953 Oscar Romero, Archbishop, Martyr, 1980 Lent 3 Isaiah 55.1-9 Psalm 63.1-9 I Corinthians 10.1-13 Luke 13.1-9 Dartford deanery The Rev Kenneth Clark, Area Dean; vacancy, Lay Chair
Parish cycle: Wrotham, St George’s Rector: The Rev Edward Wright Community Cycle: St George's CE Primary School, Wrotham Headteacher: Mr David Jones
Parish cycle: Stansted, St Mary, with Fairseat, Holy Innocents, and Vigo Rector: The Rev Chris Noble Community Cycle: For all travelling some distance to school or work.