Shanklin United Reformed Church

High Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight. PO37 6LA
Registered Charity No. 1130459

A member of the Evangelical Alliance


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Christians Working Together In Shanklin


Several local churches are working together to create a united witness in the community.  This formal arrangement was launched in January 2002 though the churches and leaders have been worshiping and working together for many years.

There is also a network of Churches on the Island, Wight Churches, with a website and information service, which serves the whole Christian community on the Isle of Wight.

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Shared Evening Worship

Following on from the recommendations and directives being made by all denominations about the cancellation of Sunday Worship and midweek meetings, please note that, until further notice, the Shared Evening Worship on Sunday evenings has been cancelled.

As soon as we are able to meet again we will, of course, let you know

Events and Activities

Shared Worship

During the 'winter' season, September to May, each Sunday at 18:30 the churches in Shanklin have had a shared worship, with each of the churches taking it in turns to host the service.  However, due to the Coronavirus outbreak these have been suspended until further notice.

All are most welcome to join in these meetings when they recommence where there is a growing depth of fellowship and prayer.

Rylstone Gardens Open Air Praise

Hopefully, from the last Sunday in May until the last one in August, at 19:30, we will have Praise and Worship in the open air every week on Sunday evening in Rylstone Gardens - a lovely inspiring setting for Christian worship. Further information will be released in due course.

Photos from last year's 'opening night' (click on the pictures for a larger version)

The season of open air praise services starts each year on Pentecost Sunday and runs through to the end of August. Different groups take it in turns to lead the meetings and always attracts a good number of holiday visitors - if the weather isn't fair then we resort to meeting in one of Shanklin's Churches.

For details of where Rylstone Gardens are, see How To Find Us.


The Churches of Shanklin in previous years have joined together for three events at Easter, but NOT for 2020.

- Lent meetings on a Tuesday lunchtime.

- A Procession of Witness on Good Friday (Click on the pictures for a larger version)


- An Easter Sunday sunrise service on Hope Beach at around 06:00, depending when Easter is (see the pictures below from previous year's services - Click on the pictures for a larger version).

Page Last Updated 26 May 2020

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