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Strood church wins grant to help them go digital due to COVID-19
St Francis Church in Strood has received funding from the AllChurches Trust to enable church services and events to be livestreamed directly from the building

Bromley church launches fund to support women fleeing domestic abuse
A new church-backed project, has been launched to bring comfort and hope to women fleeing domestic abuse.

Sharing 'Comfort and Joy' as churches prepare for a different Christmas
Churches across the Diocese of Rochester are preparing for an Advent and Christmas like no other.

New walk-in Covid testing centre opens at church in Luton
A new walk-in Covid-19 testing centre has opened up in the hall of Christ Church, Luton in Chatham.

Bredhurst church seeks positive way forward with churchyard consultation
St Peter’s Church in Bredhurst is conducting a consultation about rules that govern the burial ground.  

Services for those living with Dementia go online
A monthly service designed by Anna Chaplains in Rochester Diocese especially for people who live with dementia and their carers has gone online.

Poverty and Hope Appeal raises over £9,500 so far!
The Rochester Diocese annual Poverty and Hope Appeal shares an update as over £9,500 raised so far.

Poppy displays and virtual services as churches adapt Remembrance plans
Churches are adapting their Remembrance plans ahead of new restrictions on public worship.

Churches offer positive alternative to Halloween
Over the weekend, churches across the Diocese brought a positive expression to Halloween, eschewing scary costumes and monsters in favour celebrating light and all that is good.

Bishops share message of encouragement and thanks as new restrictions announced
In light of new national restrictions announced on Saturday, Bishop James and Bishop Simon have written a message of encouragement and thanks to the Diocese.

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