News & Events

Added 16/12/21
Added 14/11/21
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HOLY COMMUNION

Unfortunately we have had to cancel our 10am Holy Communion service that was due to be held on 1 June 2022.  Back as usual next week.

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A BIG THANK YOU!

A huge thank you to all who supported our recent Coffee Morning for Christian Aid and helped raise a fantastic £230 towards their work!

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LAMBETH CONFERENCE

This year the Lambeth Conference is being held in Canterbury and is looking for volunteer helpers.  To find out more click below

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TREES AT THE RECTORY

Please read the statement from the Diocese of Canterbury regarding the recent felling of the trees in Swalecliffe Rectory garden.

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CHATTERBOX RETURNS

Chatterbox Baby & Toddler Group has resumed on Friday mornings (term time) at St John's Centre.  Cost 50p per person, includes drink and snack. 

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NEW DOORS

We are pleased to announce that the refurbishment of the inner doors in church is now complete and we are very pleased with them.  Read more HERE

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ECO CHURCH

What is Eco Church and how does it affect us at St John's?  Could you be our Eco Champion? The first Whitstable Churches Eco Forum took place recently.

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PLATINUM JUBILEE

Coming up!  A number of events for children and families to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.  To find out more click below...

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HELP FOR UKRAINE

Many of us have been affected by the conflict in Ukraine.  St John's has set up a donation campaign for the Disasters Emergency Committee.  

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NEW START TIME

Toast - our cafe-style church service for all ages has a new start time.  Now held in St John's Centre every Sunday at 10am.  Click below to learn more. 

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COFFEE BREAK IS BACK

Our popular and friendly Coffee Break resumes on 14 September, 10am - 12noon at St John's Centre.  All welcome!  Leam more below.

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 MONTHLY MARKET

Our next Saturday Market is on the first Saturday in June.  Cakes, bric-a-brac, books, etc all available.  See you there!  Click below to find our more.

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OFFICE OPEN

We are pleased to announce that, from 1 June, the office at St John's Centre will be open for enquiries every Tuesday morning between 9:00am - 1:00pm.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

Remember to access our Facebook page and view our YouTube channel for regular updates, streamed services and more.

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MORE VILLAGE PRAISE!

Two more trial dates set for Village Praise - 12 June and 10 July 2022. An informal mix of hymns, music and readings, followed by refreshments.  Please come!

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SPRING NEWSLETTER

If you live in Swalecliffe and Chestfield you shoud have received our Spring newsletter through your letterbox.  You can also view it here

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NEW CLUB FOR KIDS!

Starting 13 September, Blast! is a new weekly social afterschool club for children aged 5 - 11.   Click below to learn more.  

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CALLING ALL KNITTERS!

St John's Prayer Shawls Knitting (and crocheting!) Group has resumed, on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, at St John's Centre.  Find out more below...

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CONVERSATIONS...

Recognising Jesus in our lives is completely transforming - just listen to Vicky!  To see Vicky's video and learn more click the button below.

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FARESHARE

We are pleased to announce that FareShare is now available TWICE a week!  Every Tuesday and Friday it will be outside St John's Centre.  See more...