Fordcombe's village church


On behalf of St. Peter's Church Parochial Church Council we are very pleased to welcome you to our Church Website. Please take a few minutes to explore it , we hope you will find it useful. The parish of Fordcombe is ministered by the Reverend Tom Holme within a joint benefice with the parish of Penshurst and as such there is monthly pattern of services which includes both Fordcombe and Penshurst Churches.

In addition there are number of church sponsored activities in Fordcombe including musical toddlers for parents and preschool children. We produce a monthly Newsletter which gives details of services, church and village activities and other local news, this is delivered free to all houses in the Parish, as well as being available to view on this website.

We are a friendly bunch of people and If you are new to the village or feel you might like to be involved in our Church or its activities please do come along to our services and events, you will be made most welcome.

If you need further information or help in anyway please do contact us.

Mike Gilbert. (Churchwarden)

01892-740371 Email



Family Service

Family Service

Third Sunday after Easter: Reading: John 10:11-18 11 I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. 12 But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the […]


St Peter’s Fellowship

Twenty Seventh meeting of the St Peter’s Fellowship. Subject: The Wedding Feast. Resources can be found on the St Peter’s Fellowship activity page, together with an archive of notes from previous meetings.



Fourth Sunday after Easter. Readings: Daniel 3:16-28 16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter. 17 If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of […]


Rogation Service and Walk

Fifth Sunday after Easter – Rogation Sunday. The service takes place at Hartsland Farm, Walters Green Road, Penshurst, KENT TN11 8HD. For your information please find below a map; the red ballon shows the location of Hartsland Farm and nearby public houses of the Spotted Dog, Old Bottle House and Chafford Arms. Hartsland Farm


Ascension Day

Ascension Day celebrates the day that Our Lord and Saviour, Christ Jesus, in the presence of His apostles ascended bodily into Heaven. The Ascension occurred on the 40th day of Easter and falls on a Thursday. We have no planned service in the parish for this day. Below is the Deanery service which all are welcome […]