Welcome to the Beacon Church and Christian Centre in Dover, Kent.

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR A MESSAGE FROM OUR MINISTER AND DEACON ABOUT CORONAVIRUS, AND FOR DETAILS OF WORSHIP SERVICES AVAILABLE ON-LINE.

 

FOODBANK has also had to close its normal distribution sessions - please look at our news page for details of what to do if you have a voucher.

 

THERE ARE ALSO DETAILS OF INITIATIVES WHICH ARE TAKING PLACE TO HELP THOSE WHO ARE MOST IN NEED. PLEASE GIVE YOUR SUPPORT.

 

FOR A SONG OF CALMNESS AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME - CLICK HERE (Calm Me, Lord, by Margaret Rizza)

 

The Beacon is a local ecumenical partnership between the Methodist and United Reformed churches, and we extend a warm welcome to everyone who would like to come and join us at any of our services and other activities.

 

Our Minister is the Rev. Miriam Moul and

our Deacon is Michelle Legumi.

 

Our services are led by a number of Ministers and lay preachers

and range from traditional to contemporary worship.

 

We hope you will come and join us when our services and meetings resume..

 

Details of Sunday services

will appear here

when they resume.

 

While our churches are

not actually meeting,

you can join in services on-line.

Visit our news page for details.

 

For our latest coronavirus situation - please click here for the news page.

 

Sunday services and all meetings and activities organised by the church have now been suspended until further notice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When we resume, our Sunday services are at 10.30am and details of who will be leading our worship will be found on our News page. Creative Church for children will meet on the second Sunday of each month, at the same time as our church service, and on the fourth Sunday we will have Café Church, with coffee served from 10am. 

 

As well as being used for a wide range of church activities, our premises are also well used by community groups. Full details can be found in the Activities section of this website.

 

We support the Dover Foodbank, Soup Kitchen, Dover Money Course (part of Christians Against Poverty) and the Street Pastors

 

A Cooking On A Budget course has been running at The Beacon as has a CAP Money Course.

 

We especially support Action For Children, Methodist Homes and Christian Aid.

 

We hope you enjoy reading our website, and that you will come and join us when our services and activities resume.

 

You can also find us on Facebook at Footprints at the Beacon 

Or follow us on Twitter @BeaconDover

 

We are part of the Canterbury and East Kent Methodist Circuit and the United Reformed Church Southern Synod.

 

Our Superintendent Methodist Minister is the Rev. Emmanuel Aggrey-Ogoe

and the Supernumerary Ministers are the Rev. Harvey Richardson and the Rev. John Lines MBE. The Chairman of the Methodist South East District is the Rev David Hinchliffe.

 

Interim Moderators of the Southern Synod of the United Reformed Church are the Rev. George Watt and Rev. Bridget Banks, and the Rev. Bernard Fidder is the Leader of the URC East Kent Synod Area

 

Download the latest edition of the Methodist Connexion magazine here.

 

You may also be interested in our neighbouring churches, River Methodist Church and Trinity Church (Methodist/United Reformed) at Deal.

 

We are members of Christians Together in Dover and you can find details of their activities here. You can also find their Facebook page here

 

If you would like to hire our hall or one of our rooms, please email beaconchurchlettings@gmail.com or call 07936 397252