Following months of prayer, discussion, interviews and deliberation the PCC of St John the Baptist Church, Penshurst announced on Sunday July 5th that a new Rector for the new benefice had been appointed. Our new Rector is Lisa Cornell who was previously assistant curate at Yalding, Laddingford and Collier Street. She was ordained in 2018 having previously served as a Licenced Lay Minister in the Parish of St Mary, Kippington in Sevenoaks.