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Welcome to the parish of Kingsdown and Creekside encompassing the villages of Teynham. Lynsted with Kingsdown, Norton, Oare and Luddenham, Newnham, Doddington and Wychling. We are 7 distinctive parish churches,  and Breakthrough (a modern informal service with worship band) working together to see God’s Kingdom grow.
We recognise Jesus as the centre of all we are, the importance of our relationships with God and each other as human beings and Jesus’ call of us to his mission.
Do come in and look around, but even more so we look forward to seeing you at one of our worship services or other events.

Steve Lillicrap


Church Services

Our Church buildings that are open for Private Prayer:

Newnham: daily        Doddington: Wednesdays & Sundays 10-4.    Teynham: Saturdays 10-4    

Wychling: Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 10-4 

At PUBLIC WORSHIP SERVICES, from 25th July we will, as congregations be singing! As we start singing, recognising the lifting of restrictions on gathering together, to care for one another in the midst of rising infection rates, we ask that we all continue (unless exempt) to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing where possible. Hand Sanitiser will still be provided for use n entry and exit of our church buildings.

For details of worship please see below:

Morning Prayer at 9am - On Sundays in and from Lynsted Church

You can go to our Facebook Page (scroll down to the bottom of this page)  where we are streaming live Morning Prayer at 9.00am each day. 

Sundays at 10.30am:

Click here for this Sunday's Service Audio file - from Sunday 8th August this file will include the readings and sermon with two hymns, one at the beginning and one at the end, now we are able to meet more fully in our church buildings.
Date Church Service Type Church Service Type Church Service Type Church


12th September Newnham Holy Communion by Extension Oare Holy Communion  Throwley Morning Worship    
19th September Teynham Holy Communion by Extension Norton Holy Communion  Doddington Morning Worship Eastling Moring Worship
26th September  Newnham Morning Worship for Harvest Oare Morning Worship for Harvest Throwley Harvest Holy Communion   Lynsted Morning Worship for Harvest
3rd October Teynham Morning Worship for Harvest Norton Morning Worship for Harvest Doddington Harvest Holy Communion by Extension Eastling Holy Communion
10th October Newnham Holy Communion Oare Holy Communion Stalisfield Morning Worship for Harvest Throwley  Morning Worship 

Sunday 3rd October, 4pm, Harvest Evensong at Wychling

Sundays at 6pm: Breakthrough 

Click here for our Breakthrough at Lynsted  YouTube Channel. 

Please go to our Breakthrough Pages for more information

Daily at 9am:
You can go to our Facebook Page (scroll down to the bottom of this page)  where we are streaming live Morning Prayer at 9.00am each day. 


Appointment of a part-time Associate Priest

We are delighted to be able to announce that Rev Jim Pye has been appointed Associate Priest in the Benefice of Kingsdown, Creekside and High Downs. Jim will be licensed by the Bishop of Dover on September 28th. Jim and Melanie will be living in the Eastling Rectory.

'Meet' Jim through a video of a conversation with Steve

Click here for our Videos page 
The National Church has a Church online section including the Daily Hope Phone line which you can ring for daily hymns and prayers across a telphone line - 0800 804 8044


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