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.
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.
Attendance at Christmas services in the Church of England is at its highest level for more than a decade. Read more »
There are also training days to discuss this guidance. Read more »
Urgent action needs to be taken to provide support for people applying for Universal Credit Read more »
Bishop Trevor has announced his intention to retire in May 2019. Read more »
We need three new Ignite Enablers to complete our team… but what IS Ignite? Read more »
An Australian priest is to be the first joint Chaplain and Refugee Projects Officer in Pas-de-Calais (France). Read more »
Nine new worshipping communities to be established across Kent and Guernsey. Read more »
Safeguarding resources, including Bible readings, prayers and hymns, chosen in consultation with survivors. Read more »
As a Diocese, we handle a lot of data for a variety of different purposes. Find out about your rights. Read more »