Parish Profile

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Brief Extract

The Parish of St Thomas is within the Rural Deanery of Rotherfield and the Archdeaconry of Lewes and Hastings. It is centred on St Thomas’ Church and covers new Groombridge and outlying hamlets in East Sussex.

The population of the Parish is about 1600. Church attendance is strong. St Thomas’ electoral roll is 130. Typical attendance at the main weekly Parish Eucharist is 80-90, rising considerably at Christmas and Easter.