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



St Peter


Following the announcement by the Government and the Archbishops of Canterbury and York  on Monday 23rd March 2020: ST PETER’S CHURCH BUILDING IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE


Chiddingstone Services

Although our Church buildings are closed at present we can join our friends in the Chiddingstone parishes in a recorded service. Pre-recorded Services If a service is scheduled you can watch and take part in it by clicking here, from that page of the website you can also download a copy of the Order of Service. […]

St John Penshurst

Said Eucharist

Although St Peter’s Church is closed at present awaiting urgent building repairs services in our United Benefice are to resume on a weekly basis at St John the Baptist Church at Penshurst. The service will be a simple said Eucharist – occasionally with organ music, no choirs. The Governments guidelines on social distancing apply, please read […]