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House for Duty Priest

Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East





Ref: JN006678

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Applications are invited for a priest to assist the Senior Chaplain in a parish that includes the western part of the Island of Cyprus, covering three worship centres. Paphos is marketed as a year-round resort and is situated against a backdrop of spectacular scenery. The parish area includes a number of local villages with typical Eastern Mediterranean atmosphere. Paphos itself is an important Biblical site and place of pilgrimage. There is a substantial population of English speakers here, along with large numbers of tourists .It is a popular venue for weddings and a principal role of the assistant priest will be to officiate at weddings. There will also be opportunity to act as a full member of the ministry team, as gifts determine, that includes Readers and retired clergy with permission to officiate.


A package is offered that includes accommodation, expenses, annual travel for priest and spouse to their home base and medical insurance (subject to conditions).


The Diocese is committed to the priestly ministry of women. However, for particular local ecumenical reasons, this post can only be offered to a male priest.


Application packs are available from
the Bishop’s PA, Mrs Georgia Katsantonis, PO Box 22075, 1517 Nicosia, Cyprus, Email: Tel: + 357 22671220/+357 99619176.


Potential applicants are also encouraged to visit the diocesan website:


Applications close on Wednesday, 24th October, 2018.

Candidates chosen for interview will be informed soon afterwards, and interviews are expected to take place in Cyprus in early November.

Closing date: 24 October 2018


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