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 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. 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



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 […]


Altar Centre Mosaic


Sixth Sunday of Easter Welcome to the first service in our church building since March 2020. There are a few things we need to do to ensure everyone is kept safe: To enable contact tracing on arrival attendees will be asked for their name, email address or phone number Hand sanitizer will be provided at the entrance […]

Family Service

Family Service

Day of Pentecost (Whit Sunday) We welcome Bill MacDougall (Associate Priest of our new Benefice) and his wife Izzy who will lead our service, the first Family service in St Peter’s since February 2020. Reading: Acts 2.1-21 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2 And […]

Annual Church Meeting

Annual Church Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Parish of Fordcombe Annual Parochial Church Meeting will take place on Tuesday 25th May 2021 at 8:00pm. View details and joining instructions