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.
We have published our Statement of Needs, which will shape the process of appointing the next Bishop of Dover. Read more »
Click here for details of Bishop Trevor’s farewell to the Diocese and how to contribute to his retirement collection. Read more »
Come and share some prayer and pilgrimage moments. 2 March, 10am – 12.30pm. Read more »
The cooking competition returns in 2019 for its eighth year and is now open for entries. Read more »
The Reverend Peter Ingrams, Neville Emslie and Quentin Roper will be made Canon on 9 February. Read more »
The rise in Sittingbourne’s homeless population has led St Michael’s Church to launch a new Friday drop-in centre. Read more »
The Archbishop of Canterbury has expressed concerns for the communities of Kent in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. 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 »