The Church in Stanford is All Saints, one of the eight churches in the Elham Valley Group of Churches.  Details may be found here.

The pub is The Drum, which has a good kitchen and offers camping pitches, perfect for overnighting before crossing the Channel.

The nearest general shops are Lympne Village Stores, the Co-op and Post Office in Sellindge and a farm shop, pet supplies, florist, gift shop and nursery at Potten Farm, Sellindge.

Stop24 has coffee shops and food outlets.