St. John's Church
Living stones, loving God, serving others
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Hello and welcome to the website of St, John's Church, Higham,  Kent

Anyone and everyone is welcome at S.John’s. Our services are offered

daily to the glory of God and in intercession for the wider community and

its needs. 

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God, who through the blessed Apostle John 

unlocked for us the secrets of your Word, 

grant we pray, that we may grasp with proper understanding 

what he has so marvellously brought to our ears.  

Through Christ our Lord.   Amen.

Saint John's Church, Hermitage Road, Higham, Kent ME3 7DB        Registered Charity No:1169926

Original Website design by S.M. Trevithick with support and advice from Clive Stanley and Associates

All text and images on this website are © St. John's Church, Higham, unless otherwise accredited.

With thanks to R.Laurens and S-M. Trevithick for photography        

 Website Manager Liz Croker email to:



Parish Policies - see new menu link

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Off site parking, by kind permission of the President, is available at the

Higham Village Club which is located on Hermitage Road (ME3 7DD) a short drive (150 metres) along from the church building. 

If parking on the road; please be considerate to the local community and only park on one side and do not block drop-curbs. 


£650.39 has been raised by the end of October 2020.

Here you will find information about what goes on in S.John’s. 

Links to other groups in the parish and outside. There is some history

and teaching about what we get up to - and contact details on the Who's Who page. For those areas where you are especially looking for something and it’s not clear or obvious – just email and we’ll do our very best to help.

Fr. James Southward Tel: 01634 717360

Vicar of Higham with Merston                     



From 5th Nov - 2nd Dec the Church is only open for private prayer 10am-6pm weekdays and Sundays 11.30 - 6 pm.

 Facemasks/coverings must be worn at all times.

There will be no public worship in church.  All masses will be available via Zoom only.

Covid 19 Special Risk Assessment for opening 


See The Bulletin (to the right) for daily worship times

For prayer requests/intercessions email / text / phone Fr James  

at     01634-717360    07805-770042




November 2020 Remembrance - see Photo Gallery for more images