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Diocesan Poverty and Hope Appeal 2022 launched
Today we have launched our Poverty and Hope Appeal 2022. Our annual invitation to tackle poverty around the world.
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Service to license new Lay Ministers
Saturday 14 May, was a day of great rejoicing, as 14 new Lay Ministers were licensed at Rochester Cathedral by Bishop Simon.
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Mobility Classes at St Mary Shortlands
The Mobility Group at St Mary Shortlands, is one way churches across the Diocese are being a loving presence in peoples sporting and wellbeing lives.
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Pilates in the pews
With Sports Sunday taking place on 15 May, churches across the Diocese are exploring ways they can be a positive and encouraging presence in people’s sporting lives.
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NEW package of support to help parishes encourage generous giving
The Diocese has developed a new package of wraparound support to equip church teams to encourage generous giving in their local context.
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Latest Together magazine now available
The Spring 2022 edition of the Diocesan magazine, Together, is now available - sharing everyday faith stories from around the Diocese,
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Dartford church holds British Sign Language Easter Service
St Alban's Church in Dartford held their first British Sign Language service on Easter Sunday.
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Bishop's Easter Day sermon
'It matters more deeply than any question we could pose, whether Jesus rose from the dead or not.' Bishop Simon has delivered his Easter Day sermon at Rochester Cathedral
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Diocesan family gather for Chrism Service
Ordained and lay members of the Diocesan family gathered at Rochester Cathedral for the annual Chrism Service.
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Church takes on marathon Bible read for Holy Week
Parishioners at St John’s Church Hildenborough are attempting to read the entire Bible aloud in Church throughout Holy Week.
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