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.
Join once again with 50,000 people from around the world praying using the materials between 31 May and 8 June. Read more »
Women in Ministry – June event exploring the barriers and how to overcome them Read more »
Following the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are asking churches across England to toll their bells on Thursday. Read more »
The Revd Estella Last will be the next Bishop’s Advisor for Women’s Ministry. Read more »
More than 70 volunteers joined the Ignite team from St Martin’s Church to spring clean their estate. Read more »
The Stour Downs Lent challenge is underway to walk from Durham Cathedral back to Ashford via 15 other cathedrals Read more »
Churchwardens, sides-people, clergy and others from the three archdeaconries are invited to attend these services for prayer, worship and the formal admission of Churchwardens. Click here for dates.
Click here for details of Bishop Trevor’s farewell to the Diocese and how to contribute to his retirement collection. Read more »
There are also training days to discuss this guidance. 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 »
Chartham and Upper Hardres with Stelling
School: Stelling Minnis CE Primary School
Anglican Communion: Montana (The Episcopal Church) The Rt Revd C. Franklin Brookhart (Diocesan Bishop)
Wiawso (West Africa) The Rt Revd Abraham Kobina Ackah (Diocesan Bishop)
Igbomina – West (Nigeria) The Rt Revd Olajide Adebayo (Diocesan Bishop)