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Exciting Opportunities in Peterborough Diocese


East Midlands

Ref: JN011330

We are a relational Diocese providing support for parishes and we prioritise the care of our Clergy (around 200). Children and Young People are at our heart and we support parishes through the Gen2 team and our Church Schools. Founded in 1541, with 348 parishes and 379 churches covering Northamptonshire, part of Peterborough city and Rutland county we serve just under a million people.

We are currently advertising for the following vacancies:

Rector: The Naseby Group (Clipston, Haselbech & Kelmarsh,
Marston Trussell, Naseby, Sibbertoft and Welford)
We are a warm-hearted community of 7 parishes situated in the heart of rural Northamptonshire, near to Market Harborough and with close access to major motorway and rail links. We are seeking a rector who, with the support and friendship of our committed churchwardens and four lay readers, will lead us through an exciting new phase of renewal and innovation.
Closing date: 23 June • Interviews: 26 July

Rector: The Astwick Vale Benefice (Anyho, Croughton, Evenley,
Farthinghoe, Hinton in the Hedges w Steane)
A priest with leadership and management skills, who loves life amongst rural communities, and who would be excited to live in this well-connected part of England, be involved in its schools, and would enjoy the support of a dedicated ministry team and a committed bunch of churchwardens.
Closing Date: 25 June • Interviews: 17 August

Rector: The Astwell Benefice (Helmdon w Stuchbury and Radstone and Syresham w Whitfield w Lois Weedon w Weston and Plumpton and Wappenham)
A priest who would enjoy working in an encouraging and supporting benefice. This is a group of beautiful and united rural parishes in the south of Northamptonshire with one joint council and three schools, we are really looking forward to meeting with you soon.
Closing date: 25 June • Interviews: 24 August

Rector: The Fiveways Benefice (Aston-le-Walls, Byfield,
Boddington, Eydon and Woodford Halse)
We would like our new Rector to have a commitment to church growth, a desire to develop outreach among children and young
people (including those at the local schools) and a heart to encourage the growth of lay ministry.
Closing date: 25 June • Interviews: 15 August

Interim Priest in Charge - House for Duty: Cranford, Grafton Underwood, Slipton, Twywell
A beautiful place to live serving a close-knit group of four small rural parishes that are bound together by geography, history and a common sense of Christianity. We believe that a strong Church within our rural setting is key to the cohesion of our community, people of all ages in our villages are looking forward to the person God is calling to work with us here… could it be you?
Closing date: 30 June • Interviews: 8 August

Enhanced DBS Disclosure required.

View the Benefice Profile and application form via:

If you would like an informal conversation, please contact the Archdeacons’ PA in the first instance on 01733 887019


Application forms from our website and by contacting the Archdeacons’ Office:


Closing date: 01 July 2023

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