The Church of EnglandThe roots of the Church of England go back to Roman times when Christianity entered the Roman province of Britain. Through the influences of St Alban, St Illtud, St Ninian, St Patrick and, later, St Augustine, St Aidan and St Cuthbert, the Church of England developed, acknowledging the authority of the Pope until the Reformation in the 16th century. The religious settlement that eventually emerged in the reign of Elizabeth I gave the Church of England the distinctive identity that it has retained to this day. Please visit the link to find out more.
Canterbury Diocesan Web PageWest Sheppey Parish falls within Canterbury Diocese, the oldest diocese in England which stretches from Maidstone to Thanet, the Isle of Sheppey to the Romney Marsh and includes 328 churches in 241 parishes, along with 103 church schools and a University with a Church of England foundation. Whether you are someone looking for a church to get married in, someone keen to grow closer to Christ or a church leader looking for resources and support we hope the diocesan website provides you with the information and resources you are searching for.
Church WeddingsDiscover all you need to know about Church of England weddings and blessings. Marrying in church is personal, meaningful, spiritual and beautiful, just as you want it to be. Visit the link to find out more.
Church Christening'sDiscover more about choosing, planning and going to a Church of England christening by visiting the link below, or contact our office to explore this wonderful event in your child's life.
Church FuneralsWe’ll always be here to help you through one of life’s most difficult times. A Church of England funeral is available to everyone, giving support before, during and after the service, for as long as it’s needed. How can we help you now? Use the link below to find out more.