Holy Trinity, Queenborough

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Holy Trinity Church is listed Grade I as a building of national importance. The church was constructed between 1360 and 1370 as part of a new model town set out for Edward III by the Kings master mason who was constructing the Castle at the same time. The surviving font retains a representation of the castle on it. Detailed accounts of the churches construction survive giving the names of craftsmen and the costs paid. At the end of the 17th Century the nave and chancel ceiling was boarded and then painted probably by Flemish painters. The decoration represents the Firmament of the Sky and is probably unique in an English Church. The chancel also retains the Town Corporation seats and pews which are again very unusual and it is said Lord Nelson took his firm communion in the church as a midshipman based at Sheerness Dockyard

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Nestie Strauss
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Vicarage Road
Minster on Sea
ME 12 2HE
(01795) 871500 (Office Administrator) or (01795) 666241 (Churchwarden)

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Sunday Service
1st Sunday in month - Family Communion 2nd Sunday in month - Family Parade Service 3rd Sunday in month - Holy Communion 4th Sunday in month - Family service (with Baptism) 5th Sunday in month - Family Communion
Every Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship


CCC - Coffee, Chat and Companionship
Come and Chill out, join us for CCC. Come and soak up the welcoming spiritual atmosphere of our lovely church and congregation over coffee and a variety of refreshments. Held the second Saturday of the month in the church. Just sit for a while and enjoy the companionship away from the hustle and bustle of your daily chores.
Every second Saturday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours


(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings
wifi Free wifi      
Church Open Daily during daylight hours

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Hall for Hire Church Hall, North Road, Queenborough. ME11 5HALarge Hall area, Kitchen facilitiesLounge area suitable for small meetings Contact Nicola Prior - Tel: 01795661146
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 12148
Built: 1366
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: MAIDSTONE (562)
Deanery: Sittingbourne (56205)
Benefice: West Sheppey (06/263BM)
CofE Church Info: (606301 6/301)
Short URL: acny.uk/12148/
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This page was last updated on Saturday 5th November 2016
Holy Trinity : High Street, Queenborough, Kent, ME11 5EP

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