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House for Duty Priest in Charge

for the Parish of St Mary Magdalene, Bolney


South East


Ref: JN007828

Job Description

Following the departure of the previous priest of both St Mary Magdalene Bolney, and St Peter, Cowfold a review was carried out by the Archdeacon of Horsham. It is now hoped that Bolney will unite with the benefice of Holy Trinity, Cuckfield to form a united benefice with two separate parishes. The new Priest in Charge would have responsibility for the parish of Bolney.


We offer:

  • Welcoming and supportive congregation
  • NSM Priest, PTO Priest and Reader
  • Eucharistic tradition of worship with a variety of services
  • Rural location set in undulating Sussex Weald countryside
  • Excellent links with C of E primary school
  • A large, 4-bedroom, and well-maintained vicarage with garden
  • Bolney has excellent facilities and an active social life, with brand new village hall & sports centre. Population c. 1,300
  • Excellent transport links by road and rail (Gatwick, Brighton, London)


We are praying for a Priest who:

  • Is a team player, good communicator, approachable, inspirational and encouraging
  • Is willing to have a high profile in the village by maximising pastoral care
  • Will continue to enhance and nurture the good relationship between parish church and school
  • Will embrace this exciting new opportunity to shape the future direction of Christian ministry in the parish of Bolney and Cuckfield deanery


Application Form and Parish Profiles available from: Matilda Taylor P.A to The Ven Fiona Windsor, The Archdeacon of Horsham,

20 Langley Lane, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0NA



Closing date: Midday Friday 20 September 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 2 October 2019

Closing date: 20 September 2019


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