Covid-19 Update - November 2020

In line with the recent change in restrictions, St John's has now suspended all communal worship for the time being.  The church will continue to open for PRIVATE PRAYER ONLY on Sundays between 10am - 11am until the beginning of December.  A member of St John's will also be present to ensure social distancing and safety measures are adhered to.
The church can also open for recorded worship although the public may not attend.  Funerals may take place but there is a limit on the number of those attending (for further information about this please email 
We hope to resume communal worship fairly soon and to be able to hold our Christmas services.  Please continue to check this page for updates.  Details of our planned Christmas services can be found HERE.
'The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.  Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.'
Deuteronomy 31:8 (NIV)
Rev Simon Tillotson  (Interim Priest in Charge)
Jane Myhill, Children & Families Minister

'We are here to grow closer to God, to share the Gospel of Christ, and to serve our community'

St John's Parish Church Safeguarding

St John's Parish Church takes its duty and obligation to protect all extremely seriously.  We have adapted the national Church of England's robust procedures and guidelines.  The term 'safeguarding' covers the protection of both children and vulnerable adults.  You can find out more about the national policies and procedures at
If you have any safeguarding concerns or issues of a safeguarding matter then you can find useful contact information at
Find our own page on safeguarding children and vulnerable adults by clicking HERE
St John's Parish Church, Swalecliffe Court Drive, Swalecliffe, Whitstable, Kent CT5 2LZ

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