Local Leadership

St Mary the Virgin, Ashford town centre has a priest whose time is divided equally between the church and Ashford School. The church has a Local Leadership Team (LLT) which meets quarterly to review, plan and lead the work of the church community in fulfilling its local mission in co-operation with the priest. Three members of the LLT form the Standing Committee to support the priest with urgent matters. The Ashford Town Parish Parochial Church Council (PCC) has overall responsibility with John MacKenzie the Team Rector, for the whole Parish.

Links and partnerships

A Church Near You – Safeguarding Page


Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Anita Sorrell and can be contacted on 07849 903378 or on safeguarding@ashfordchurches.co.uk

Ashford Parish website: (http://www.ashfordchurches.co.uk/)

A Church Near You: https://www.achurchnearyou.com/

Canterbury Diocese https://www.canterburydiocese.org/

The Church of England https://www.churchofengland.org/

St Mary’s Church of England Primary School:


Ashford School: https://www.ashfordschool.co.uk/

Ashford Borough Council: https://www.ashford.gov.uk/

Revelation Ashford:  https://revelationashford.co.uk/