Celebrating Christ's resurrection with Easter


Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is the most important Christian festival, and the one celebrated with the greatest joy. The Easter story is at the heart of Christianity and at St Alphege Church.

Holy Week and Easter services and events 2017

Palm Sunday (9th April)

8am Traditional holy communion service

9.30am  Holy Communion Service with Sunday Club


Maundy Thursday (13th April)

5pm Shared supper for all ages - all welcome, please contact 01227 273329 to book in.

7.30pm Holy Communion service and stripping of the altar


Good Friday (14th April)

9.45am Walk of Witness from St John's Church, Swalecliffe

concluding at St Alphege Church, Whitstable

2pm Last Hour service


Holy Saturday (15th April)

7.30pm Easter Vigil and renewal of baptism vows


Easter Day (16th April)

5.45am Dawn service and Easter fire in the beacon on Duncan Downs

8am Traditional Holy Communion service

9.30am Holy Communion service of Easter day, followed by refreshments & Easter egg hunt


Easter Monday (17th April) 9 - 3pm

Celebration Day for 'Raise the Roof' - Bouncy castle, face painting, books, cakes, plants, games, Raffle, Tombola