Fordcombe's village church

Welcome

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 within the united benefice of Penshurst, Fordcombe and the Chiddingstone Churches and as such there is monthly pattern of services in each of the Churches in the benefice. Recruitment of a new minister is underway following the retirement in November 2020 of our Rector Tom Holme.

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 mikegilbert371@gmail.com

Posts

New Rector

New Rector Announced

A new Rector has been appointed for the Benefice of Penshurst, Fordcombe and the Chiddingstone Churches. 4th July 20201 – Announcement

OIP

Recruiting for a Rector!

Consultation regarding the proposal to unite the parishes of Penshurst, Fordcombe, Chiddingstone and Chiddingstone Causeway, and to combine the parishes of St Mary’s, Chiddingstone and St Luke’s, Chiddingstone Causeway closed on 8 March and the Pastoral Scheme has now been approved and came into effect on 1 April 2021. The new Benefice is called ‘The […]

Events

Altar Centre Mosaic

Eucharist

The Tenth Sunday after Trinity Epistle Ephesians 4.25 – 5.2 25 So then, putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbours, for we are members of one another. 26 Be angry but do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, 27 and do not make room for the devil. 28 Thieves must […]

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United Benefice Service

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity Eucharist – Preacher: Bishop of Tonbridge Epistle James 1:17 – end 17 Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.[f] 18 In fulfilment of his own purpose he gave us birth […]