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4 Different Benefice Posts

located in Alcester Deanery in the Heart of Warwickshire  


West Midlands


Ref: JN012223

Is God calling you to a Creative and Imaginative New Adventure in Mission and Ministry?



Rural ministry in the heart of England


A fresh opportunity with real support


The Deanery of Alcester is at a unique moment in its shared life and purpose. With four benefices vacant we believe that this is a Kairos moment that God is inviting us to think differently about how parish ministry is exercised.


4 different benefice posts We seek four ordained ‘Rural Pioneers’, each of whom will lead the parish mission and ministry in their own benefice, as well as contributing missional specialisms to the whole deanery.



Expressions of interest to be received by 19 April

Open day details, parish profiles and deanery prospectus:


Arden Valley seek a Rector

To minister among five village communities just north of Stratford. Desiring to be more inclusive and attractive to newcomers, especially the younger generation, while continuing to support our older parishioners

Closing date: 31 May | Interviews: 18/19 June


Beaudesert with Henley-in-Arden & Ullenhall seek a Rector

To minister among a thriving market town and rural village; enthusiastic congregation and lay ministry teams; committed to bring Jesus into the hearts and minds of all in the parish.

Closing date: 31 May | Interviews: 17/18 June


Heart of England Benefice seek a Rector

To minister among six congregations, four church schools, one associate minister, one family link worker and an administrator - all working together towards our shared vision

Closing date: 7 June | Interviews: 24/25 June


Churches of Arden seek a Priest in Charge

To minister among four churches of varying size and traditions, all with the common aim of being welcoming communities, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ to our villages at large.

Closing date: 7 June | Interviews: 25/26 June


For an informal conversation please contact:

The Archdeacon Missioner, Ven Barry Dugmore

07487 578311 /

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