Welcome to Canterbury Diocese
Canterbury Diocese, the oldest diocese in England, stretches from Maidstone to Thanet, the Isle of Sheppey to the Romney Marshes and includes 334 churches in 247 parishes, along with 103 church schools.
Whether you are someone looking for a church to get married in, someone keen to grow closer to Christ or a church leader looking for resources and support, we hope this website provides you with the information and resources you are searching for.
Bishop Trevor, writing for Kent Regional News, encourages people to visit their local church on 4 August and over the next four years, to learn more about the First World War (read here).
Click here for useful First World War commemoration resources, news, and events within the Diocese.
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On Saturday 19 July, Diocesan Synod met to approve the Accounts for 2013, the budget for 2015 and debate the parish share review. Read a one page summary. Budget presentation Read more »
The Revd Andy Bawtree, Vicar of St. Peter & St Paul, River near Dover, took part in, and won, the Ready Steady Foodbank challenge at the Kent County show on Friday 11th July. Read more »
Filmed at the Kent Show, Bishop Trevor talks about what it means to learn and share with the community. View video.
Come to Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday 20 September for a day of spiritual ‘food for the journey,’ 9.30am-4.00pm, with space to nurture and deepen our Christian spirituality. Information and booking here.
Following on from the success of last year’s Churchwardens’ Consultations, we are delighted to bring together once again the churchwardens in each archdeaconry for fellowship and learning. Information and booking here.
Churches can now register for ‘A Season of Invitation’, the new invitational initiative that builds on ‘Back to Church Sunday’ to include five opportunities for invitation. Register on the website and take part in A Season of Invitation.