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.
Parishioners have returned from a recent visit to their linked parishes in Estonia, singing and dancing, as their trip coincided with a major cultural festival in the country. More here
The Diocese's pioneering work supporting those with dementia and in the later years of life, Anna Chaplaincy, has welcomed 10 Chaplains and Friends into its ranks. More here
Knife Angel at Tochester Cathedral as part of 28 days of of education, reflection, remembrance and prayer in Medway on knife crime. More here
In response to the third hearing of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), we offer the following prayer. More here
Diocese of Rochester Cycle of Prayer
The daily cycles of prayer for the Rochester Diocese
Mary Magdalene Parish cycle: Gillingham, St Barnabas Priest-in-Charge: vacancy Community Cycle: St Augustine's College of Theology Principal: The Rev Dr Alan Gregory
Trinity 5 Amos 8.1-12 Psalm 52 Colossians 1.15-28 Luke 10.38-end (Proper 11) Mpwapwa Our Link Diocese, Mpwapwa: Bishop, The Rt Rev Jacob Chimeledya
Margaret of Antioch,...
Margaret of Antioch, martyr, 4th cent, Bartolome de las Casas, Apostle to the Indies, 1566 Parish cycle: Gillingham, St Augustine Priest-in-Charge: The Rev Canon Antony Lane Community Cycle: Bluewater chaplaincy Lead Chaplain: The Rev Mark Ball
Gregory, bishop, and his...
Gregory, bishop, and his sister Macrina, deaconess, teachers of the faith, c.394 and c.379 Parish cycle: Gillingham, Holy Trinity Vicar: The Rev Ann Richardson Community Cycle: For Deanery synods
Elizabeth Ferard, deaconess, founder of the Community of St Andrew, 1883 Parish cycle: Swanley, St Paul, and Hextable, St Peter Vicar: The Rev Johnny Douglas Community Cycle: St. Paul's CE Primary School, Swanley Headteacher: Mr Ben Hulme