Chevening Church

St Botolph’s Church and The Chapel of the Good Shepherd, Chipstead

  • Chevening Rectory
  • Homedean Road
  • Chipstead
  • Kent
  • TN13 2RU

01732 453555
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The April newsletter is here

Easter Joy

Come and Celebrate Easter at Chevening Church - All Welcome!

Palm Sunday 14th April St Botolph's Church

10.30am meet outside church for our Palm Sunday procession with Tinkerboy.  Inside we experience the reading of the Passion Narrative. 

6pm Informal Evening Service.

Maundy Thursday 18th April Parish Hall

6.15pm 'Bring and share' Lamb Supper followed by Communion and Foot Washing (voluntary). Family Friendly.

Please sign up in the church porch so we know how many places to lay.

Good Friday 19th April St Botolph's Church

2pm The Last Hour before the Cross

Easter Day 21st April

8am Holy Communion, Parish Hall, Chipstead

10.30am Family Communion at St Botolph's with an Easter Egg Hunt in the Churchyard.

New Area Dean 

We were delighted to welcome the Archdeacon Ven Julie Conalty to St Botolph's on 10th March in the evening when she commissioned Rev Chris Smith as the next Area Dean for the Sevenoaks Deanery.  This is an exciting time for Chris and for St Botolph's and the post is for 5 years.

If you have an enquiry that relates to Chris's role as Area Dean, please send it to the dedicated email address here.

Electoral Roll

If you are baptised, over 16 and live in the parish, or outside of the parish but have attended the church regularly for 6 months or more, you are entitled to join the church's Electoral Roll.  Please click here to access the form, and return to Electoral Roll Officers Clare and Richard Marriott, or drop in at the church office at the Parish Hall or in church.  Thank you!

  • New service pattern 2019

    The service pattern changed slightly in January.  The services are now as follows:

    1st and 3rd Sundays: 10.30am Holy Communion (CW) and children's groups

    2nd Sundays: 10.30am Morning prayer (BCP) and 6pm informal evening service

    4th Sundays: 10.30am All-age service (CW)

    Every Sunday: 8am Holy Communion (CW) in Chipstead

Children and Youth Ministry

Please join us!

Kids Ministry Flyer  

toodler time banner website 


The creche is available for under 5s from 10.15am on Sundays.  It meets in the nursery through the black door opposite the small church gate.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time is a great place for Mums and Dads to meet up with their pre-school children in the Parish Hall.  Meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 09.30am.

Sunday Club (Bertie Bus)

Sunday Club for 5-9 year-olds is great fun and meets on Bertie the Bus parked outside the church.  Begin in church on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month and go out during the first hymn.


Quest is for 10-13 year-olds and meets in the Chevening House stables.  Begin in church on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month and go out during the first hymn.


Kinect is for 14-18 year-olds.  This group meets at the Rectory in Chipstead on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 10.30am.  All welcome!


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in the UK from 25 May 2018. It replaces the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998) and gives individuals more rights and protection in how their personal data is used by organisations.

Please click here for St. Botolph's PCC's Privacy Notice, and please address any questions to the Church Office.




Welcome to Chevening Church

Catherine and Chris at Judys

Rev Chris Smith and Catherine Smith

"We are a friendly church that welcomes new people. 

There is something for everyone at our pretty church on The Pilgrim's Way. The talks are biblical, brief and engaging. Our congregation is made up of both young and old and there is an active social life linked to the church. You would be most welcome to join us".

Rev Chris and Mrs Catherine Smith

                                  Service Times          

                               8am The Chapel, Chipstead *    
                               10.30am St Botolph's, Chevening

                               6pm Informal Service at St Botolph's 
                               (Second Sunday of the Month)

                   *Between Easter and Harvest the 8am 

                          service is at church on the 2nd and 4th  Sundays.

                       How to find us

                             Click here for detailed map

                    St Botolph's Church, Chevening Road, Chevening,     

                    Kent,TN14 6HG


                    Chapel of the Good Shepherd, 

                    Homedean Road, Chipstead, Kent, TN13 2RU.

                    Chevening Rectory, Homedean Road, Chipstead,                         Kent, TN13 2RU

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