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.  Find out more.

Monthly housegroups meet in church members' homes to discuss issues of faith, life and social concern.  Please contact us 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 are 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 12th October 2014)

Monthly walk - our next monthly walk will be on 25th October - details in the vestibule.

Commitment for Life - this is the URC's world development programme, in partnership with Christian Aid, and we will be having a collection on Sunday 26th October.  Envelopes will be available soon.  

Autumn Fayre - Our Autumn Fayre will take place on 1st November.  if you can help on a stall or in any way please let Rita know - thank you!

Search Church - this is the name of our resources book-case in the Church.  Please have a look at the books available to loan.

Shoebox appeal - Please could you fill a shoebox, donate to the appeal or help with packing boxes?  There's information on the hall noticeboard and we have ready-wrapped boxes available!

Christmas lunch - please see Rita if you would like to join the Church Christmas lunch on 9th December.

Monthly prayer rota - Judith is compiling a prayer rota for the monthly prayers.  Please let her know if you can help.

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. 
 
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!