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Changes to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team
There are some changes afoot in the Safeguarding Team. Janice Keen, retires at the end of December 2019, as Bishop’s Adviser for Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults.

New Kent Emergency Chaplains Service
Could you provide support to a new Kent Emergency Chaplains Service?

Care for God's Creation this Lent
Everyony is invited to join us on an environmental journey this Lent as we follow the national church's #LiveLent- Care for God's Creation materials

New Uniform Exchange to support families in Erith
At Christ Church, Erith, a new uniform swap is hoping to make things a little easier for families in the area.

Faith and community groups mark Holocaust Memorial Day
Communities and faith groups from across the Diocese came together on Monday 27 January to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

Survivor voices ‘must be heard’ in Church safeguarding review
Victims and survivors of church-related abuse are invited to come forward as part of a safeguarding review in the Diocese of Rochester.  

Stories of #Everyday Faith shared in Beckenham
Members of St Paul's, Beckenham have been sharing how their faith is expressed in their day-to-day life and work, as part of the national #EverydayFaith campaign.

We need to talk about Clergy Abuse in the Church of England
A pastoral conversation for clergy to discuss the impact and issues raised by recent media coverage around Peter Ball, Rev Jonathan Fletcher and Peter Smyth.

The Church's Darkest Secret - A Response
In order to allow us to further hear the voice of victims and survivors of church-related abuse, we are purchasing 20 copies of the book - 'Letters to a Broken Church' to be shared across the Diocese.

Saying Yes to Life
Dr Ruth Valerio will be installed to the honorary position as Canon Theologian at Rochester Cathedral during a service of Evensong at 3.15pm on Sunday 23 February.

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