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House-for-Duty Priest

Lakenheath with Santon Downham and Elveden


East Anglia

Ref: JN011562

Is God calling you to this role?


We are a Benefice of three traditional rural north-west Suffolk churches, all with friendly and welcoming congregations.


We are looking for a priest who:

  • Has the pastoral skills, enthusiasm, warmth and flexibility to nurture the Benefice as a whole.

  • Is a leader who will continue to encourage and grow lay involvement and is committed to outreach and mission.

We can offer the support of a Lay Reader and 2 Elders, both pastoral and liturgical. We would hope for someone to lead us on the next stage of our Christian journey, nurturing all ages and also prepared to be visible in all the communities.


We can offer a modern spacious, three storey, six-bedroom detached property, situated in the village of Lakenheath.


For an informal conversation please contact:
The Ven Dr David Jenkins, Archdeacon of Sudbury,
01473 252829


Closing date: 5 January 2024
Interviews: 25/26 January 2024

Further details and application form:

Enhanced DBS Check Required

Closing date: 05 January 2024

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