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Latest News from Bishop Rod
Updates & Notices:
Bishop Rod is making available some reflections for Good Friday that (similar to last year’s, which a number of churches found helpful). These can be accessed online via [this link] and churches are encouraged to make use of them in whatever way they feel most helpful.
In addition, Bishop Rod has been invited by Church Society to contribute a short talk for Maundy Thursday as part of their provision for churches in Holy Week. These Church Society sermons can be accessed via [this link]
Regional Meetings 2021
Bishop Rod will be holding a series of virtual Regional Meetings during the spring and early summer. These will focus on the theme of Facing the Challenges of:
(1) in a period of Covid-recovery
(2) to complementarian ministry
(3) to our evangelical sub-culture
(4) in engaging with LLF.
Attendance at these meetings is by invitation only. If you would like to join one of them please contact the office on [email protected]
They are being held on the following days:
- Tuesday 9th March for the South-West region
- Tuesday 23rd March for the Midlands region
- Wednesday 12th May for the South-East region
- Thursday 10th June for the Northern region
The Bishop of Maidstone is committed to the Church of England’s policy for safeguarding children, young people, those involved in domestic abuse, and vulnerable adults, but does not have responsibility for dealing with safeguarding queries arising in parishes or dioceses with which he works. These queries should be directed to the Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser in the diocese in which the concern arises.
If you need help or advice regarding queries which fall outside this arrangement, please contact the Church of England’s National Safeguarding Team: [email protected], 020 7898 1778
The Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding can be found on the Church of England’s website: https://www.churchofengland.org/safeguarding/promoting-safer-church-safeguarding.