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Why me? Why now? Why not?
Women in Ministry - June event exploring the barriers and how to overcome them

18/04/19

Celebrations marking 25 years of female priests were held this year yet the number of young women joining the clergy is low.

The Dioceses of Canterbury,
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Easter message from the Bishop of Dover
"Vain optimism will not solve the divisions of our age."

21/04/2019

In his final Easter Message as the Bishop of Dover, the Rt Revd Trevor Willmott has spoken of the Church's call to be a 'beacon of hope' in the parishes and communities of Cant
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Church bells to toll for Notre Dame
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.

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are today encouraging, where possible, all ca
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Women’s Ministry update
The Revd Estella Last will be the next Bishop’s Advisor for Women’s Ministry.

15/04/19

Revd Estella Last succeeds Shelia Cox who is stepping down soon and was thanked by Bishop Trevor for her dedication in the role she ‘fulfilled with dis
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Pensions Chair receives Canterbury Cross
Archbishop awards Chair of the Pensions Board for a decade’s hard work

05/04/19

The Canterbury Cross for Services to the Church of England has been awarded to Jonathan Spencer for his work on the Church of England Pensions Board. Archbishop
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We can bring hope, says Bishop of Dover
The Rt Revd Trevor Willmott has spoken of the Church's determination to be a force for reconciliation in a divided Britain. 

In his final presidential address to Diocesan Synod as Bishop of Dover, Bishop Trevor pledged that despite the challenges
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St Martin’s Church cleans up!
More than 70 volunteers joined the Ignite team from St Martin’s Church to spring clean their estate.

29/03/19


A band of more than 70 volunteers from around Shepway joined the Ignite team from St Martin’s Church to spring clean the estate.
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540 mile Lent challenge nears completion
The Stour Downs Lent challenge is underway to walk from Durham Cathedral back to Ashford via 15 other cathedrals

28/03/19

The Stour Downs Lent challenge is underway to walk - on a treadmill – the equivalent distance from Durham Cathedral back
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Virtual
Establish a connected, virtual prayer journey for the day

Over the next few weeks a variety of resources will be available to download including:

a. Hour by Hour prayer guide
b. Connecting the ill and housebound
c. Hospital and prison chaplai
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Stations
Create prayer stations for your local mission projects

Over the next few weeks a variety of resources will be available to download including:

a. Invite prayer with and for your local, national, international outreach projects
b. Creative idea
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