Welcome to Canterbury Diocese

Canterbury Diocese, the oldest diocese in England, stretches from Maidstone to Thanet, the Isle of Sheppey to the Romney Marsh and includes 327 churches in 222 parishes, along with 103 church schools and a University with a Church of England foundation.
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Today's Prayer

Ospringe Deanery
Area Dean: Steve Lillicrap
Lay Chair: Miranda Ford
Secretary: Giles Champion
Treasurer: Hilary Tulett

Please pray for Ospringe Deanery as we seek to be a Deanery that is about Encouraging, Supporting and Serving under God our Parishes, in the Mission of God that they are called to serve.
Please pray for God’s Mission and Vision for the Purple Bus that the Faversham Benefice with the Deanery has and is now available for use in the Deanery to take the Good News out to the Communities we serve.

Anglican Communion:
San Diego (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd Dr Katharine Jefferts Schori
Durham (England) The Rt Revd Paul Butler
Durham (England) The Rt Revd Mark Watts Bryant