Welcome to our Church
Welcome to Whitstable United Reformed Church: a friendly, community-based church which relates the Christian faith to the world today. 

Thank you very much for visiting our website. Here, 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 to find out more.

Advent and Christmas

Advent and Christmas services
Full details of our Advent and Christmas services are here 

Christmas Carol Concert
Friday 4th December, 7.30pm - with Canterbury Salvation Army Band and Choir - details here

Latest news

(updated 22nd November 2015)

Monthly prayer - November's prayer, including children's prayer, is on the prayer page.

Advent and Christmas 2015 -  details of services are available from the link above - or please pick up a copy from Church.

URC 2016 diaries and prayer handbooks - please see Wendy to order your copies.  Full details in the URC publications catalogue, available in the vestibule.

Food bank - you can donate in the yellow bin in the vestibule.  The Food Bank request the following: baked beans, tinned ham, corned beef, tinned fruit, jam, long life fruit juice and long life whole milk.

Stewards' Rota - the latest list is now in the vestibule.

Friday Club - Friday Club is a group for children, meeting after school club every Friday in term time. From 3.30—4.30pm the group explores the bible in a fun way with craft activities, games, quizzes and a snack!  The group is run by Geoff Court, Family & Youth Worker, Canterbury & Coastal Methodist Church.  Please contact us for more information.

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

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!

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)
  • Men's yoga group meet on Wednesday evenings, 7.15pm
  • Whitstable WI meets on 3rd Wednesday of every month 10am-12pm. If interested please ring (01227) 263179
  • Whitstable Horticultural Society meets on 2nd Tuesday of the month
  • Blood donor sessions by the National Blood Transfusion Service. 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.


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.