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New to Church?

Welcome! Whether you've just moved to the area, or have lived here all your life, we hope our website helps you to find out everything you want to know about our Church.

Key information about the church...


Where & when does the church meet?

Our Church meets every Sunday at 10:00 am for our Sunday Service. Aim to arrive 10 to 15 minutes early to ensure you get a parking spot and seat in time for the service to start.

We meet at:
Hythe Road
Kent TN24 0QR

You can see a map on our contact us page

What should I expect when I visit the church?

You will receive a very warm welcome particularly from our Welcome Team who will be able to answer your questions and direct you to where you need to go. There will be approximately 30 to 45 minutes of singing and testimony with an opportunity for church members to pray if so led. Followed by a reading of scripture prayer and the message.

After the notices, there will be a preach from one of the leaders at the Church with a chance to respond at the end of the service. 
Tea, coffee and biscuits are served after the service where there is plenty of time to meet new people and ask more questions. Prayer is available after the service.

Following the service we serve coffee and tea this id a good time to get to know others. If it is your first time do please talk to one of the leaders Mark our minister can always be found near the coffee and would love to talk to you do seek him out.

What happens to the kids at church?

Lighthouse is our children's programme which runs during the morning service.  We welcome all children ages 0 to 11 (school year 6) with a variety of crafts, games, bible stories, songs, worship and other activities.

Children join us from 9:55am (before the morning service starts) each Sunday morning.  We usually get our session underway with a group or craft activity as the children arrive and register, giving them time to catch up with friends.

During the session we stay together (except Beams crèche) singing songs, listening to stories, playing games, acting our dramas, being creative and generally having fun whilst learning about our story for the week.  We have a short time where children split out into age-specific groups during the course of the morning.

At around 11:15am we join the adults and young people in the morning service as we finish the morning as a whole-church family.  

For more information about what happens in the children's work please visit the relevant age groups for you under church life.


Is there a dress code?

No! Please just be yourself and come dressed in your 'normal' clothes.

 Will I have to join in?

Not at all! You are free to simply observe or participate as much as feels comfortable for you.

 I have more questions, how can I get in touch and ask them.

Please feel free to contact us.

If you want to know who works in the church office, check out our Staff and Leadership page.