Who’s Who

Last Updated on February 15, 2021 by

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 9-1pm.
Contact details on the right hand sidebar.

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:

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

Biddenden PCC
Ann Courtness (Church Warden 01622 891190)
Peter Cutts (Treasurer)
Julie Lupton
Anne Webster

Updated July 2020.