Christians Working Together In
Seven 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
There is also a network of Churches on the
with a website and information service, which serves the whole Christian
community on the Isle of Wight.
worship each week is at 18:30. The
programme for October is:
URC - Informal Shared Worship
Church, Regent Street - United Service
Methodist Church, Regent Street -
Informal Shared Worship
Church Hall, Atherley Road – Informal Shared Worship
Please make a
special effort to come along
Events and Activities
the 'winter' season, September to May, at 19:00 most of the churches in
Shanklin hold an informal worship, with each of the participating churches taking it in turns to host the
All are most welcome to join in
these meetings where there is a growing depth of fellowship and prayer.
Rylstone Gardens Open Air Praise
Usually from the penultimate Sunday in May until the last one
in August, at
19:30, we have Praise and Worship in the open air every
Sunday evening in Rylstone Gardens - a lovely inspiring setting for Christian worship.
Photos from this 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
How To Find Us.
Churches of Shanklin in recent years have joined together for three events at Easter.
- Lent meetings on a Tuesday lunchtime.
Procession of Witness on Good Friday
- 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
Course - 'Explore the meaning of Life'
Alpha courses are held periodically
This is a great means of introducing people to basic Christian beliefs.
from Brian Harley
Page Last Updated
26 September 2018