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 10th August 2014)
Our latest Friends Newsletter is on the newsletter page.
Farewell to Geoffrey - after over 20 years as Minister of Whitstable URC, Revd Geoffrey Collins retired at the end of July.  You can read Geoffrey's latest post on the From the Minister page.  Our Interim Moderator will be Revd. Rodney Wood who will oversee our Church whilst we appoint a new Minister.
Friday Fun Group - our popular group for children aged 0-3 and their carers now has places starting on 12th September.  Please contact Rita for further information.
Blood donation sessions - we have a further date this summer, on 14th August.  Details from (search for Whitstable).
Model Railway Exhibition - East Kent Model Railway Society's annual exhibition will take place in the Church and Hall on Saturday 16th August.
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 on 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?  Please contact us to find out more.
The calendar page now lists dates for Sunday worship for the coming months.