About Us

St Nicholas Church welcomed the Rev Nick White as their new priest-in-charge in January 2022.

Baptisms, weddings and funerals and

Please click on "Get in Touch" to contact us about a baptism, a church wedding or a church funeral. 


We gather for weekly worship on Sunday mornings, starting at 10am. This always include praise (often in song), learning together from the Bible, and prayer.

On the first Sunday of the month, we gather for our family service. It tends to be more informal, creative and interactive. It does not include holy communion but may include a baptism.

On most other Sunday mornings we gather for a service of Holy Communion.

A few times a year, there is a 5th Sunday in the month. On these mornings,  the type of service may vary - so check our list of services and events for more details.

Activities for children and young people

Minecraft and More is a new group for children in school years 4 - 7.  It happens on Thursdays 5 -6:30pm. We eat together, do activities together in Minecraft, and talk together about life and faith. For more details click on "Get in touch" and send us a message.


Bell-ringing is restarting in summer 2022. They usually practice on Tuesday evenings and ring on Sunday mornings before the church service. If you are interested, click on "Get in touch" and send us a message.


Once a month, there is an opportunity to Come And Meet Each Other over lunch. This usually takes place in the church hall. Booking is essential and there is a charge for the lunch. If you are interested, click on "Get in touch" and send us a message.


There are also seasonal events and occasional events. Check out the "Services and events" page to see what's coming up soon.

Hiring the church and / or hall

The church and the small church hall can also be hired on a one-off or on a regulat basis.  The church is an historic building and has good acoustics. The hall includes simple kitchen facilities and a toilet. For more details click on "Get in touch" and send us a message.

Who's who?

Vicar: Rev Nick White

Church wardens: Caroline Mettam and Tony Martin

Safeguarding Officer: Jane Challoner

PCC secretary:  Robert Garlick

Bell-ringing (Tower Captain): Tony Martin

Safeguarding statement:

The parish of Thanington: St Nicholas is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO): Jane Challoner, 01227 463622.

The Diocese of Canterbury’s safeguarding pages contain relevant links and information, including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA), who advises the PSO. For more details, visit https://www.canterburydiocese.org/safeguarding

If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.