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Sharing 'Comfort and Joy' as churches prepare for a different Christmas
Churches across the Diocese of Rochester are preparing for an Advent and Christmas like no other.
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New walk-in Covid testing centre opens at church in Luton
A new walk-in Covid-19 testing centre has opened up in the hall of Christ Church, Luton in Chatham.
Open New walk-in Covid testing centre opens at church in Luton

Bredhurst church seeks positive way forward with churchyard consultation
St Peter’s Church in Bredhurst is conducting a consultation about rules that govern the burial ground.  
Open Bredhurst church seeks positive way forward with churchyard consultation

Services for those living with Dementia go online
A monthly service designed by Anna Chaplains in Rochester Diocese especially for people who live with dementia and their carers has gone online.
Open Services for those living with Dementia go online

Poverty and Hope Appeal raises over £9,500 so far!
The Rochester Diocese annual Poverty and Hope Appeal shares an update as over £9,500 raised so far.
Open Poverty and Hope Appeal raises over £9,500 so far!

Poppy displays and virtual services as churches adapt Remembrance plans
Churches are adapting their Remembrance plans ahead of new restrictions on public worship.
Open Poppy displays and virtual services as churches adapt Remembrance plans

Churches offer positive alternative to Halloween
Over the weekend, churches across the Diocese brought a positive expression to Halloween, eschewing scary costumes and monsters in favour celebrating light and all that is good.
Open Churches offer positive alternative to Halloween

Bishops share message of encouragement and thanks as new restrictions announced
In light of new national restrictions announced on Saturday, Bishop James and Bishop Simon have written a message of encouragement and thanks to the Diocese.
Open Bishops share message of encouragement and thanks as new restrictions announced

Comfort and Joy is the 2020 Advent and Christmas Campaign
This year's national Advent and Christmas campaign brings together a programme of content and resources throughout Advent, Christmas and into the new year, aimed at supporting the nation where we are at this most challenging of times.
Open Comfort and Joy is the 2020 Advent and Christmas Campaign

Churches support families with holiday hunger and beyond
Churches across the Diocese have been working hard to support those facing hunger during the holidays.
Open Churches support families with holiday hunger and beyond

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