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 231 parishes, along with 103 church schools and a University with a Church of England foundation.
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.

Latest News

Fairtrade coffee

Two of our resident coffee experts tried and tested three different Fairtrade coffees available for churches to buy in bulk. Read more »

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Church Plates

A day long training session to support those who are responsible for and work with Church Plate. Read more »

Today's Prayer

Folkestone: Trinity Benefice
Clergy: Kate McNeice, Roger Smith, Bob Weldon
Readers: Charles Lewis, Barry Lock, Hilary Richter, Janette Smith, Heather Tapsell
Christ Church Church of England Primary Academy: Jim Kreiselmeier

South Dakota – (VI, The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd John Tarrant