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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Our Services


The only regular services currently taking place in the church building are:

Sundays - Morning Services @ 10:30
Holy Communion is on the 1st Sunday of the month
All Age 'Café Style' Worship usually on the last Sunday of the month

Tuesdays - Bible Bite Meetings @ 14:00

Refreshments and fellowship from 13:30

For details of any one off services or activities, please see our SURC Events page

Our building with its distinctive clock tower is in the High Street, see How To Find Us, and has a comfortable meeting area.

The nearest car park, a pay & display, is only 50 metres away in Landguard Road

We livestream our services to YouTube:

Should you have missed seeing a Sunday service or Tuesday Bible Bite live, or if you want to watch again, go direct to our YouTube page.

Please note that we no longer produce CDs or podcasts of our services.

If you have not yet subscribed to our YouTube channel why not do it so you can access videos more easily - and pass the word around so more people can view our services and benefit from the teaching.



Easter Programme – celebrate what God has done!

Maundy Thursday


Shared Communion Service - This year at Ryde URC – followed by snack supper – look out for details and please sign the list in church if you plan to go

Good Friday









Short reflective service

Procession of Witness: Starting at St Blasius Church

Followed by:

11:45 St Saviour on the Cliff

11:55 URC

12:05 Methodist Church

12:20 Sacred Heart Church

12:30 St Paul's

Easter Day




Open-air Sunrise Celebration - on the seafront at the bottom of Hope Road, followed by breakfast at the beach cafe

Easter Communion for all ages

Easter Café with a short film - a relaxed evening to end this special day

Sunday - Morning Worship

10:30 - A time of worship and learning for all ages

Junior Church takes place each week (apart from the All Age 'Encounter' Service).  See our Youth Activities page for more information.

- Holy Communion is on the first Sunday of the month

- All Age 'Café Style' Worship is on the last Sunday of the month (see below)

Prayer Ministry Team

Our team is on hand every Sunday to pray with people after the morning service. Please come up when folk are free, or if you would rather stay in your seat we could come and pray with you there.

Sunday - Encounter Café (last Sunday of the month)

Café style services on the last Sunday of the month

The next one is on...

Sunday 25th February from 10:30

A Café style meeting place for all ages to drop in and enjoy some refreshments

plus a relaxed time of Friendship, Fun, Food, a Short Quiz and Exploring Faith

…with craft, songs, challenges, prayers…

EVERYONE is welcome – why not bring a friend?

Sunday - Shared Sunday Evening Worship

Come and join in with folk from various local congregations across The Bay each Sunday evening

We are worshiping indoors at the times indicated below, with the next few Sundays as follows:




25th February 17:00 Shanklin URC
3rd March 18:30 Sandown Baptist Church, Station Avenue
10th March 18:30 Shanklin URC
17th March 18:30 Christ Church, Broadway Sandown
24th March 18:30 Lake Methodist Church, Sandown Road, Lake

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!

Tuesday - Bible Bite

14:00 - 15:00

 This is usually led by the Minister and comprises systematic teaching through a book of the Bible taking a passage each week.

If you find Sunday mornings a bit busy, you may prefer to come on a Tuesday when there is plenty of space to spread out and keep safe.

Refreshments and fellowship from 13:30

Page Last Updated 22 February 2024

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