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Bishop of Maidstone’s Christmas Newsletter

Rod’s new newsletter for Christmas 2016 can be accessed by clicking on the Newsletter link on the home page.

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A new research report shows that conservative theological beliefs are linked to church growth – comment from the Bishop of Maidstone

The Guardian has published an article today, reporting on a study carried out by Canadian social scientists, which shows a clear link between conservative religious doctrine and church growth.  The ...

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Licensing as Assistant Bishop in Rochester Diocese

Rod was licensed as Assistant Bishop in Rochester Diocese on Saturday 5 November at a service held in Rochester Cathedral. Pictured here is Rod with Bishop James, Angus MacLeay and ...

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Visit to Christ Church Dusseldorf

Rod preached at Christ Church Dusseldorf, Germany on Reformation Sunday, at an event coinciding with Founders Day for Christ Church.  His text was Romans 5: 1-11 and he focussed on ...

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Sussex Area meeting

Rod recently spoke on his role and current key issues, at a meeting for clergy and lay people from Sussex.

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Junior Anglican Evangelicals Conference (JAEC)

Rod gave the opening bible reading at this conference recently, speaking about Matthew 28, the Great Commission. You can listen to Rod’s talk here. You can read about the conference ...

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Launch of Peterborough Reform

Rod spoke at the inaugural meeting of Peterborough Diocese Reform group. As well as giving advice on running a local Reform Group, he spoke about the current situation in the ...

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Lichfield Diocese Renew Big PCC Away Day – Stepping up to Shared Leadership of the Church

Rod led this Away Day for PCC members from Lichfield Diocese – speaking and facilitating small group work for the individual PCCs. The day was attended by over 100 people ...

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Over 50 evangelical churches have now passed resolutions under the House of Bishops’ Declaration

Over 50 evangelical churches have now passed a resolution under the House of Bishops’ Declaration on the Ministry of Bishops and Priests and the Bishop of Maidstone, who has now ...

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Rod has been asked to be a member of the group of ten Bishops assisting the Bishops of the Church of ...

Bishop of Maidstone’s membership of Bishops’ Reflection Group on Human Sexuality

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