BENEFICE WALK: A Day Pilgrimage from Chilham to Canterbury: Wednesday 21 August.  Rev Jo Richards will lead a walk to Chartham, setting off after the 10.00 o'clock Eucharist at St Mildred's Church.  Sign-up sheets are at the back of the three churches.  This is an opportunity to walk a fraction of the Pilgrim’s Way together in prayer and fellowship.

GREENBELT 2019: August 23rd – 26th inc.  A Christian arts and music festival with speakers, worship (Iona, Northumbria, Taize) and an opportunity to be ‘spiritually fed’ (daily Eucharists).  There is an excellent line-up of speakers for Greenbelt this year and tickets are still available.  Three people from the Benefice are going, so please speak to Rev Jo if you are interested.   www.greenbelt.org.uk

CATHEDRAL SERVICE: Thursday 29 August, the Benefice will be prayed for in the Cathedral.  The Ministry Team will robe for evensong (5.30pm).  Please do join us for this service and afterwards in a local pub for drinks.

THE MICHAEL PROJECT, ZIMBABWE meets on Thursday 29 August at 10.30 hrs at 14 Richmond Gardens, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8ES. The project seeks to address the needs of the many orphans in Zimbabwe.  David and Helen Hobbs from the project will speak.  Everyone is welcome. For further details, please see the flyers in church.  

'RIDE & STRIDE' FOR CHURCHES is on Saturday 14 September 2019.  Visit historic church buildings, see beautiful countryside, get some exercise and have fun.  Good for families too!  Ride+Stride is a sponsored walk or cycle ride, in which people all over England visit as many churches as they can/want to in one day, exploring the countryside from Cornwall to Northumberland.  Money raised helps to fund urgent repairs on these unique churches, chapels and meeting houses.  The event raises over £1 million pounds each year.  Check out the displays in the churches.  To sign up, go to: https://www.rideandstrideuk.org/


Pre-Advent Retreat to Walsingham and Julian of Norwich: Monday 25th – Wednesday 27th November.  Please let Rev Jo know if you are interested in going.  At this stage we need to have some idea of numbers to make this viable.  Cost: around £150 which includes dinner, bed and breakfast. 

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