Sunday worship

Thought from the Minister

Welcome to our Church
Welcome to Whitstable United Reformed Church and thank you very much for visiting our website. 
We are a friendly, community-based church which relates the Christian faith to the world today. 
On our site you'll find details of Sunday services, activities for children and in the Church Hall, and details of special events. 
Please read on, and please contact us if you'd like to find out more.

Church activities

Tuesday coffee morning - 9.30am - 11.30am, with sale of greetings cards and Bric-a-brac items.  Join us for a drink & chat.

Monthly community lunch - 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month - please contact Rita on (01227) 263959 to pre-book (numbers limited).

Monthly prayer meeting and lunch - usually 2nd Tuesday of the month - please contact Rita (see above) to pre-book lunch (numbers limited).

Fridays (term time) Fun Group 9.30am-11.30am for children under 3.  Please pre-book (waiting list at present).  Find out more.

Monthly housegroups meet in church members' homes to discuss issues of faith, life and social concern.  Please contact the Minister to find out more.

Other activities in the Church Hall

Did you know there are lots of regular activities taking place in the Church Hall?
  • Tai Chi classes on Tuesdays (9.30am-10.30am & 10.30am-11.30am) and Thursday (9.30am-10.30am) (term time)
  • Meditation - Monday evenings
  • Whitstable WI meets on 3rd Wednesday of every month 10am-12pm. If interested please ring (01227) 263179
  • Whitstable Horticultural Society meets on 2nd Friday of the month
  • Blood donor sessions by the National Blood Transfusion Service - next dates 14th August, 20th & 27th November, 4th & 11th December 2014.  Please visit their website for details
  • Phoenix Performing Arts
Full details of many activities, plus latest updates, can be found on the notice boards outside Church.


Latest news

(updated 7th September 2014)
Farewell to Geoffrey - after over 20 years as Minister of Whitstable URC, Revd Geoffrey Collins retired at the end of July.  Our Interim Moderator is Revd. Rodney Wood who is overseeing the Church whilst we go through the process to call a new Minister.  Please read Rodney's message, posted on the From the Minister page. 
Harvest Festival 2014 - Our Harvest Festival Worship will be a café church on Sunday 28th September, at 10.30am, led by the Church Elders.  This year we will be supporting the Food Bank by asking for donations of food.  Donations of UHT full / semi skimmed milk, cutting tinned meat, jam, desserts, tinned fruit and packets of sugar are particularly welcome (the Foodbank has requested no pasta or tea, please!).   We are also asking, for the café church service, if - where possible - each family brings in something that has been produced in the garden or at home. Thank you.
Whitstable Horticultural Society Show - the Society's 82nd Autumn Show will take place on Saturday 13th September in the Church Hall.
Ride and Stride - we are taking part in a sponsored bike ride around Kent's churches on Saturday 13th September.  Would you like to take part and help raise money for the Church - or would you be able to help be at the Church on the day to register visiting riders?  Please contact us to find out more.
Worship - The calendar page now lists dates for Sunday worship for the coming months.
Twitter - If you use Twitter, please could you follow our Twitter feed? We now have over 150 followers and it's becoming a good way to communicate Church activities.  Thank you!