Who’s Who

Last Updated on December 13, 2021 by admin

The Ministry Team:
The Parishes of Smarden and Biddenden are in interregnum (in vacancy)  Ministry is being provided by both a lay team, and visiting clergy.

Rev’d Pearl Anderson is a retired priest who lives locally, and supports with preaching and leading of services, but she also enjoys sitting as part of the congregation.

The Benefice has a Lay Worship Team who lead and preach at services of Morning Worship, but who are now also beginning to lead and preach at services more generally.   Members of the Lay Worship Team include Ann Courtness, Martin Giles, Julie Lupton, Tony Richter, and Peter Whitestone.

Parish Administrator:
Tanya Ling.  Tanya works out of our Benefice office, a cabin in the front garden of the Rectory.  Tanya is there most Monday and Wednesday mornings 10-2pm.
Contact details on the right hand sidebar.

Safeguarding:
We seek to take the care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously.
Our Safeguarding coordinators and their contact details are:
Biddenden: Julie Lupton email: tandjlupton at btinternet dot com tel 01580 291658
Smarden:    Sian Newman email:senewman56 at btinternet.com tel: 01233 770296


Smarden PCC:

Edward Demery (Church Warden 01233 770579)
Tom Hay (Church Warden 01233 770286)
Tony Lush
Ewa Loffstad (Treasurer)
Mike Barkway
Vivienne Rose-Millen

Biddenden PCC
Ann Courtness (Church Warden 01622 891190)
Martin Giles (Churchwarden 07503 486379)
Roger Martin
Julie Lupton
Judy Grey
Peter Cutts (Treasurer)

Updated December 2021.