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Fly the Flag Merchant Navy Day

Friday 2nd September was Fly the Flag day for the Merchant Navy. This year Fr Robin is acting as chaplain the the Chairmen of the District Council, Councillor Simon Raikes. At 10am the ensign was raised by the Westerham Sea Cadets, and prayers said for all those who serve in the Merchant Navy, and all […]

Patronal Festival 2016

Please find details below. We will keep the festival on Sunday 26th June with a Solemn Mass at 4pm rather than the normal 10am. There will be no 10am Mass that day. The preacher will be Canon Michael Shields SSC, some tim Vicar of St John’s, and the augmented choir will sing Mozart’s Mass K258. patronal […]

Holy Week 2016

Please find details of our Holy Week and Easter Services 2016. Please note Mass on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday will be at 7pm with a short address. Holy Week LEAFLET 2016 version 2 copy 2 Easter 2016 leaflet version 2 copy 2

Latest Parish Magazine March 2016

The latest edition of our parish magazine ‘About St John’s’ is now available. Just click on the image to go the correct page. This edition includes articles from Fr Robin on the recently restored bell and Fr Matthew on Lent. Marigold Seal writes about the original East window and there is an account of our […]

Lent 2016

The Church now finds itself in the season of Lent, a time when we remember Jesus going out into the desert for forty days and nights. We keep this season through the traditional means: Fasting, Almsgiving, and Prayer. Here at St John’s there are several opportunities to do this. Stations of the Cross These take […]

Christmas Collections

Along with many Christians worldwide, and partially at the request of Bishop Norman of Richborough, St John’s is keeping year of Mercy. At our Christmas services we have been collecting. In total £1306 was raised. This will be split between Shelter, Crisis at Christmas, and the Church of England Children’s Society. Of course if you […]

About St John’s

The new edition of ‘About St John’s’ is now available online and in print. This magazine covers December and January. Catch up on the news of what is happening in the Church and parish. You just need to click on the image to get to the right page.  

Welcoming Fr Matthew Robinson

On Saturday the 26th of September, Fr Matthew Robinson was made Deacon at Rochester Cathedral. Fr Matthew has spent the last three months working in the parish as a lay pastoral assistant. He is now able to take up his formal role as Assistant-Curate in the parish. Fr Matthew trained at St Stephen’s House, Oxford, […]