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of St Thomas the Apostle, New Groombridge (0.5)


South East


Ref: JN009863

Job Description

St Thomas’s (ER 135) is a rural church within the liberal catholic tradition, situated in the village of Groombridge (pop. 1600) in the High Weald AONB, close to Tunbridge Wells and the Ashdown Forest.


The Rector of Withyham as patron and the Bishop of Chichester are seeking a priest with gifts in pastoral care, communication and collaboration, who will bring a strong spiritual vision to the church and the local community.


We can offer

  • Thriving church and village life
  • Attractive church building (Grade 2 listed) with flexible seating, AV equipment, kitchen/WC area and recently restored organ
  • Supportive PCC and ministry team, including assistant priest and Readers
  • Strong links with our ‘Outstanding’ CofE VA primary school
  • Excellent local schools at all levels and rail connections via Eridge and Tunbridge Wells

Application pack available at by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below or from Marc Sacher on


For an informal conversation:

Archdeacon of Hastings on


Closing date: 1st June 2022

Interview Date: 29th June 2022


Enhanced DBS required

Closing date: 01 June 2022


Sun 22 May @ 12:40
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