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.
Well known locations across Maidstone’s town centre transformed into scenes from the traditional Christmas story. Read more »
Listen to the hustings for the election of representatives for the Church of England’s General Synod.
Bishop Trevor offers his thanks for everyone’s participation in the Day of Prayer. View pictures Read more »
Advent Justice Appeal to help support its work around asylum seekers and refugees. Read our blog. Read more »
Canon Darren Miller has been announced as the new Archdeacon of Ashford. Read more »
Rooted in prayer; courageously led; diverse in age. Read more »
An independent audit of the safeguarding arrangements for Canterbury Diocese has been published. Read more »
A 14% increase in numbers training for the priesthood has been welcomed by the Church of England. Read more »
Bishop Trevor outlined the key strategic Mission and Ministry priorities from 2016 onwards. Read more »