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Full Time Priest

with Oversight Responsibilities


South West


Ref: JN012619

We are seeking a priest to serve full-time with a focus on the four rural parishes of Mevagissey, St Ewe, St Goran and Caerhays and with links to the town parish of St Austell.

A warm welcome awaits a priest who would enjoy working in this most attractive part of south Cornwall. We are friendly people who would welcome applications from individuals of any background, whether as a first position or having more experience.

We are praying for a leader who will:

  • Be and enable a visible and compassionate pastoral presence in the wider community;

  • Be confident in identifying and developing the gifts of others, coaching and delegating to the wider ministry team;

  • Be open to different styles of worship and provide uplifting spiritual leadership

  • Be skilled in making connections in the wider community, building partnerships and drawing upon a range of talents to help those struggling with loneliness and social deprivation.

We can offer you:

  • A supportive ministry team

  • Congregations who wish to build for the future with an emphasis on young families

  • A pleasant 4 bedroom house in Gorran close to the church and in the centre of the new benefice

For further information and details please visits our website by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below.

Closing Date: 31st July at 12noon
Parish Visit: 20th August

Interviews: 21st August

Part of the process will include a vocational conversation that will take place online between short-listing and the interview in the week beginning 12th August.

Clergy appointment processes in this diocese are conducted in accordance with Safer Recruitment and People Management. The appointment is subject to enhanced disclosure from the DBS

For an informal conversation, please contact the Archdeacon of Bodmin:

Closing date: 31 July 2024

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