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House for Duty

The Parish of Abingdon-on-Thames




London and Home Counties


Ref: JN007404

Job Description

Priestly Ministry without the Hassle


Our parish wishes to support its stipendiary ministry with the contribution of an experienced retired priest-pastor who wishes to continue in active ministry on a limited, House for Duty basis.


The role offers:

  • A share in a well-established pastoral team ministry
  • A lovely Thames-side setting with easy access to motorway network
  • Eucharistically centred, but with a diversity of worship styles & emphases rooted in Common Worship
  • Easy access to Oxford’s intellectual & cultural life
  • Quality town-house accommodation
  • Within walking distance of Abingdon’s town centre
  • Good administrative support for ministry
  • A positive, collaborative parish ethos.

For more information visit: and follow links to House for Duty, or ring the Parish Office: 01235 520144.


Application Form and Role Description available at:

Applications to be returned to: The Archdeacon of Dorchester,

Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, OX5 1GF,

01865 208245


DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.


Closing date: 24th May 2019

Interview date: 20th June 2019

Closing date: 24 May 2019


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