St Laurence, Ramsgate

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Established from Minster-in-Thanet in 1062, St. Laurence is the oldest church in Ramsgate. The building is from different mediaeval periods with a large central tower space.

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2 Newington Road
CT11 0QT
(01843) 592478 (Parish Administrator)

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Holy Communion
Said service with short address, Common Worship traditional language.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM
Common Worship
Choir Practice
New members welcome. Contact: Organist & Musical Director Edward Greenhalgh 07711008562
Every Sunday at 9:15 AM
Rock Solid (5-11 years)
Rock Solid (Building a Heart of Faith). 5-11 year olds. Meets in the Parish Hall
Term time
Every Sunday at 9:45 AM
Family Friendly Sunday School
Sung Eucharist
3rd Sunday - All age communion. Refreshments on 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays
Every first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:00 AM
Refreshments Common Worship
Family Communion
Every third Sunday at 10:00 AM
Family Friendly Refreshments
Family Service
2nd Sunday only. Often with Baptism
Every second Sunday at 11:30 AM
Family Friendly


Coffee & Chaos (Parent/Carer & Toddlers' Group)
Meets in the Parish Hall (term time only)
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM for 1½ hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Footprints Coffee Club (recently bereaved)
A club for the recently bereaved. Coffee mornings and ocasional outings
Every first Tuesday at 10:00 AM
St. Laurence-in-Thanet Change Ringers
Teaching learners the art of bell-ringing and change-ringing. Visit their website =
Every Tuesday at 7:30 PM
3D - Drinks, Dinner & Discussion
3D - Drinks, Dinner and Discussion, The Wheatsheaf, opposite St. Laurence Church, 7.30 p.m. Join us to discuss topical issues on the first Tuesday of each month. Come along, give an opinion, Biblical or Christian view on the chosen subject or offer to choose an issue for a subsequent meeting.
Every first Tuesday at 7:30 PM


Handbell Practice
For further information, please visit
Every second Wednesday at 7:30 PM


School Service
Every Thursday at 9:15 AM for ¾ hour
Acorn Club (senior citizens)
A social club for senior citizens. Meets in the Parish Hall. New members welcome
Every Thursday at 2:00 PM
St. Laurence Parish Men's Society
Various venues. Guest speakers and visits to other churches. New members welcome
Every second Thursday at 7:30 PM


St. Laurence Flower Arrangers
Arranging flowers in church
Every Friday at 10:00 AM
Holy Dusters
Every Friday at 10:00 AM


Change Ringers: Have-a-go and Beginners' Practice
All welcome. Please arrive approx 10-15 mins before we start as the door will be locked. For further information, please visit
Every third Saturday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours



Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass

Guided Tours Guidebooks
Church Open First Saturdays in the month, 10.00 a.m. to 12 noon. Saturdays, 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. from beginning of May to end of September.

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Audio-Visual Hall for Hire Please contact the Parish Office for details/bookings
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 12041
Built: 1062
Style of worship: Traditional Anglican
Our Patron: Archbishop of Canterbury
Archdeaconry: CANTERBURY (561)
Deanery: Thanet (56109)
Benefice: St Laur in Thanet (06/200 M)
Parish Legal Name: St. Laurence in the Isle of Thanet (560183 )
CofE Church Info: (606183 6/183)
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The current editor is: Freda Parker

This page was last updated on Friday 27th October 2017
St Laurence : High Street St. Lawrence, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 0QT

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