Gravesend: St George, Gravesend

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St George's is the church at the heart of Gravesend's bustling town centre and our white spire is a beacon for many people. We are a lively Christian family from all kinds of backgrounds and of different ages. Our youngest member is just a few months old and our oldest in their 90s! We range from firm Christian believers to those whose journey of faith exploration has only just begun.

To sustain the spiritual life of our church family there is a wide range of services and activities, details of which can be found on our website. In our Cool Club and worship services, for example, both young and old learn principles for Christian living, not just for Sunday but for every day.

Our church hosts a number of concerts during the year and its fine acoustics are much appreciated by performers and audience alike. Our church hall is in use every day and is popular with a range of community groups as well as church-based activities.

The present church opened in 1733 (with a George England organ, not functional, sadly, just 30 years younger) and attracts many visitors, mainly because of our connection with Princess Pocahontas (take a look at - was buried here. We enjoy good relations with our American connections and welcome a growing number of them each year.

We look forward to seeing you!

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Canon Chris Stone
54 The Avenue Gravesend DA11 0LX
(01474) 534965

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Prayer Meeting
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¼ hour
Morning Service
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM
Creche Sunday School Refreshments
Young people's clubs
Sundays@10am COOL Club for children ages 3-11 Pathfinders for young people 11-14 starting in Church (except August)
(except August)
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM
Evening Service
Every Sunday at 6:00 PM


Toddler Group
Mondays@9.45am-11.45am and Mondays 12.45pm-14.45pm Noah's Ark for adults with 0-5's - in the Church Hall
Term Time Only
Every Monday at 9:45 AM
Family Friendly Refreshments
Toddler Group (Noah's Ark)
A time of fun and play for accompanied 0-5s
Every Monday at 12:45 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly
Prayer meeting
Prayer meeting
Every first third fifth and last Monday at 7:30 PM for 1 hour


Morning Service
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM


Toddler group
Thursdays@10.00am COOL Tots for anyone with 0-5's - in Church
Term time only
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM
Family Friendly Refreshments


Who Let The Dads Out?
In the Church Hall
Every second Saturday at 9:45 AM for 2 hours



Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

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


Start! Alpha - check for details with
Guided Tours Guidebooks
Church Open Usually on Tuesday afternoons, 1-3pm. At other times, if open and with available staff, contact Towncentric (Tourism Office) opposite the church. Specially booked visits can be accommodated - e-mail
Audio-Visual Hall for Hire The hall is for hire by many community groups but not for private hire. Contact for details.
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Canon John Christopher STONE (Christopher)
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 9906
Diocesan ID: G1001
Built: D 1731
Architect: Charles Sloane
Style of worship: Open Evangelical
Our Patron: Bishop of Rochester
Archdeaconry: ROCHESTER (312)
Deanery: GRAVESEND (31204)
Benefice: Gravesend St Geo (31/088CJ)
Parish Legal Name: St. George, Gravesend (310115 )
CofE Church Info: (631115 31/115)
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The current editor is: Chris Stone

This page was last updated on Saturday 12th November 2016
Gravesend: St George : Church Street, Gravesend, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0DJ

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