Latest News

NEW Memorial Service - 4pm, Sunday 1 November 2020

Our annual service to remember those who are no longer with us will be held in St John's Church.  Sadly there will be no hymn singing or refreshments afterwards this year.  All are welcome to attend although it should be noted that numbers are strictly limited due to social distancing requirements.  For this reason we are asking those wishing to attend to book a place by emailing us at 

NEW Remembrance

Our Remembrance Day Service will be on Sunday 8 November 2020.  This year we are facing many challenges and attendances at the service will be limited due to social distancing requirements.  A wreath will be laid and the names of those on the War Memorial will be read out.  More details to follow.

Armistice Day: Two minutes' silence will be observed at 11am on Wednesday 11 November 2020 outside St John's Centre.  All are welcome to attend.  Please note: social distancing requirements must be followed.

Revd David Vannerley's Retirement

David's last Sunday with us will be 15 November 2020.  If you would like to contribute towards a gift for David you can do so quickly and easily via Give A Little (click HERE)David has generously requested that all such gifts be designated to our Children & Families Ministry.   


A Village in Syria - Charity No. 1158494

Read Rosemary Berry's update on the latest developments HERE   


Changes to our Church Building

An application has been made to install glass panels into our inner porch doors.  To view the full Public Notice of the Application click HERE

Get borrowing!

Jane's latest venture, Whitstable Toys, (toy library) is proving very popular. It has a huge variety of toys and board games for children of all ages - all available to borrow for a month and totally free of charge.  Get in touch with Jane via our Contact page for more information on how it works.


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