Results of Triennial Elections

First published on: 15th December 2015

New Memberships declared for Archbishop&rsquo;s Council and Vacancy in See Committee effective 1 January 2016.<br /> <br /> Following the recent Triennial Elections &nbsp;to the Diocesan Groups we are pleased to announce the new Archbishop&rsquo;s Council and Vacancy in S

Libby Purves opens crib exhibition

First published on: 1st December 2015

An exhibition of cribs from around the world was opened in St. Paul&rsquo;s Church, Canterbury by Radio 4 presenter Libby Purves.<br /> The unique collection has been built up over 30 years by the broadcaster and her family, and contains nativity scenes from

The Launch of the New Diocesan Theme

First published on: 30th November 2015

On 22 November, Bishop Trevor met with seventy recently confirmed people and their friends and family in the Chapter House at Canterbury Cathedral to explore what makes a conversation &lsquo;more than just small talk&rsquo; and to launch the new Diocesan the

Diocesan Theme from 2016

First published on: 26th November 2015

New theme launches - Conversations on the Journey. Read more &raquo;


First published on: 23rd November 2015

Church of England &ldquo;shocked and bewildered&rdquo; by cinema ban on Lord&rsquo;s Prayer.<br /> <br /> The Church of England has said it is &ldquo;dumbfounded and bewildered&rdquo; by the refusal of the country&rsquo;s leading cinemas to show a 60 second advert promoting prayer, a

Diocesan priorities

First published on: 23rd October 2015

Bishop Trevor outlined the key strategic Mission and Ministry priorities from 2016 onwards.<br /> <br /> In early October, the diocese held a series of Resource Roadshow meetings at which Bishop Trevor outlined the key strategic Mission and Ministry priorities

Bishop of Dover signs ecumenical statement

First published on: 22nd September 2015

The Bishop of Dover signs joint ecumenical statement of support for refugees at day of action in Calais.On Saturday 19th September, during a day of action in support of migrants and refugees in the Port of Calais, the Bishop of Dover the Right Revere

“We heard anger at the burdens falling on those least able to help themselves” says Together Canterbury officer on ‘Poverty Pilgrimage’ around East Kent

First published on: 16th June 2015

Days ahead of Church Urban Fund&rsquo;s annual awareness and fundraising event, Poverty Sunday (21st June), a local officer in the Diocese of Canterbury has spoken of the anger he heard from people around the diocese about the impact of austerity on the

Churchwarden makes brave leap of faith

First published on: 16th June 2015

Brave Jan Rainer from Holy Trinity Church Milton Regis faced her fear of heights and jumped out of a plane at 12,000 feet to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. <br /> <br /> The tandem charity skydive took place at Headcorn Aerodrome on&nbsp;Bank Holiday Mo

Foodbank Plus - for people working with food banks

First published on: 12th February 2015

All involved with local food banks, or with an interest in this area, are invited to attend an evening of discussion, support and collaboration on 11 March, 6.30pm to 8.30pm at Charing Barn. <br /> <br /> Food bank Snapshot &ndash; Canterbury Foodbank (Trussell Tr

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