There are three Archdeacons in Canterbury Diocese: Canterbury, Ashford and Maidstone.
Archdeacons are senior clergy, who along with tthe Bishop of Dover, are part of the Senior Management Team of the Diocese.
Archdeacons take particular responsibility for the welfare of clergy and their families, for church buildings and for implimentations of Diocesan Priorities within the Archdeaconry.
The Archdeacons in Canterbury Diocese also play a leading role in the Diocesan Frameworks:
Licensed Ministries: Archdeacon Sheila
Local Church Development: Archdeacon Philip
Community and Partnerships: Archdeacon Stephen