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Make a difference. Stand for Diocesan Synod
Elections for Diocesan Synod are now open

Blog: 6 things to help your church open well to children and young people
As the nation continues to move towards increased lifting of Covid-19 restrictions, what should churches be considering in order to open up well to our young people and their families?

From Lament to Action - Bishops welcome Anti-Racism Taskforce Report
Bishop James and Bishop Simon welcome the report published by the Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce.

Bishops acknowledge 'pain and suffering' highlighted in BBC Panorama
Bishop James and Bishop Simon have written to all BAME heritage church ministers in the Diocese following the BBC Panorama 'Is the Church racist?'

Basic Awareness and Foundations Materials for in-person delivery
Materials to facilitate the in-person delivery of these modules will be available in May 2021.

Churches pay tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Parishes across the area of the Diocese offered services and opportunities for private prayer and reflection following the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh in April

Easter Eggstravaganza at St Francis Strood
Residents around St Francis Church in Strood enjoyed discovering Easter eggs in unexpected places.

Bishop Simon urges men to take a stand against violence towards women
Bishop Simon is encouraging men to take a stand and 'show up' when women are demeaned, harassed or abused.

'Treasure in clay jars' - Bishop James' Chrism Service sermon
Bishop James' sermon, given at the Chrism Service on Maundy Thursday at Rochester Cathedral

An Easter message from Bishop James
Bishop James shares his Easter message for 2021


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