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  • 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.


    Latest News


     Monday 1 February 2021

     The Diocese joins the national Prayer for the Nation. Read more here

     


     

     Tuesday 26 January 2021

    Stephen Hoad is to join the Diocese in the new senior role of Property Director in March. Read more here

     

     


      Monday 25 January 2021

    Bishop James has announced changes to some of the arrangements to senior staffing in the Diocese. Read more here

     

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  • Prayer

    Diocese of Rochester Cycle of Prayer
    The daily cycles of prayer for the Rochester Diocese

    *Parish cycle*:

    Bromley,...

    God of compassion, be close to those who are ill, afraid or in isolation. In their loneliness, be their consolation; in their anxiety, be their hope; in their darkness, be their light; through him who suffered alone on the cross, but reigns with you in glory, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (From Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) liturgy and prayer resources.) *Parish cycle*: Bromley, St Mary Vicar: The Rev Alan Keeler *Community Cycle:* For our brothers and sisters in the Lutheran family of churches

    *Parish cycle:*

    Bromley,...

    God of compassion, be close to those who are ill, afraid or in isolation. In their loneliness, be their consolation; in their anxiety, be their hope; in their darkness, be their light; through him who suffered alone on the cross, but reigns with you in glory, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (From Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) liturgy and prayer resources.) *Parish cycle:* Bromley, St John the Evangelist Vicar: The Rev Andrew McClellan *Community Cycle:* Tonbridge School, Tonbridge Chaplain: The Rev David Peters Today is an Ember Day

    *Parish cycle:*

    Bromley,...

    God of compassion, be close to those who are ill, afraid or in isolation. In their loneliness, be their consolation; in their anxiety, be their hope; in their darkness, be their light; through him who suffered alone on the cross, but reigns with you in glory, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (From Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) liturgy and prayer resources.) *Parish cycle:* Bromley, St Andrew Vicar: The Rev Julie Bowen *Community Cycle:* Trinity CE Secondary School, Erith Chaplain: The Rev Alison Healy Headteacher: Mr Simon Godden Today the Church of England remembers Polycarp, bishop, martyr, c155.

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    Bromley...

    God of compassion, be close to those who are ill, afraid or in isolation. In their loneliness, be their consolation; in their anxiety, be their hope; in their darkness, be their light; through him who suffered alone on the cross, but reigns with you in glory, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (From Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) liturgy and prayer resources.) *Parish cycle:* Bromley Common, St Augustine with St Luke Vicar: The Rev Steve Spencer *Companion Parish:* Kondoa, Mwakisabe St Mark *Community Cycle:* St George’s CE Secondary School, Gravesend Chaplain: The Rev Trudi Oliver Headteacher: Mr Steve Carey

    **Lent...
    God of compassion, be close to those who are ill, afraid or in isolation. In their loneliness, be their consolation; in their anxiety, be their hope; in their darkness, be their light; through him who suffered alone on the cross, but reigns with you in glory, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (From Church of England Coronavirus (COVID-19) liturgy and prayer resources.) **Lent 1**   **Genesis 9.8-17** **Psalm 25.1-9** **I Peter 3.18-end** **Mark 1.9-15** **Poverty Sunday** For all the food banks and shelter projects across the diocese, and for those working to end economic injustices

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    The Ven Paul Wright, Archdeacon of Bromley and Bexley - Remembrance

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