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Racial Justice Sunday
This year Racial Justice Sunday falls on Sunday 14 February.

Be Glorified - Be part of our Diocesan film!
We want to bring us all together as a diocesan family this Lent and Easter, by celebrating the many unique, simple and different ways we each demonstrate the extraordinary love of God in our ordinary, everyday lives.

Diocese joins Prayer for the Nation
The Diocese will be sharing a prayer at 6pm each evening in the first week of February, as part of a national call to Prayer for the Nation.

New Property Director appointed
Stephen Hoad is to join the Diocese in the new senior role of Property Director in March. 

Changes to Archdeacon staffing arrangements
Bishop James has announced changes to some of the arrangements to senior staffing in the Diocese.

Bishop shares message with clergy in Bromley and Bexley
Bishop James has written to clergy in Bromley and Bexley as the Mayor of London asks for Places of Worship to be closed.

Kent Church leaders share Christmas message of hope and encouragement
Kent's Church leaders invite people to connect with their local church this Christmas to reduce anxiety and isolation.

Thanks shared as schools prepare for Christmas break
The Education Team have shared their thanks with parishes for the support they have given schools this term.

Churches win government heritage grant
Two churches within the Diocese are set to receive almost £155K worth of funding between them as part of the Government and Historic England’s Heritage Culture Recovery Fund.

Bishop James shares message as Tier boundaries announced
Bishop James offers a message to the communities served by parishes across the Diocese.


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