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Sproughton, Burstall, Copdock with Washbrook & Belstead


East Anglia

Ref: JN011527

An exciting opportunity to combine leading this benefice of four villages in the next phase of mission on the outskirts of Ipswich with an enabling role supporting Benefices across the Archdeaconry of Suffolk to develop & implement their Plans for Growth.


We have excellent transport links to London, Cambridge & the Suffolk Coast located in a desirable village with many mission opportunities including new housing.

We are praying for someone who:


  • Has a passion for mission in a rural context.
  • Will value nurturing others both in the benefice and archdeaconry.
  • Values both traditional and more experimental styles of worship and mission.
  • Enjoys developing work with children & families and young people both in schools and beyond.
  • Has a pastoral heart and willing to be visible in our communities.

We offer an active Benefice Ministry Team & Diocesan Mission & Ministry Team with an excellent Benefice part time administrator, good rectory and committed churches who work together


Is God calling you to this role?


For an informal conversation please contact: The Ven Rich Henderson, Archdeacon of Suffolk, 01473 252829 | 07710 479497


Closing date: 28 May 2024

Interviews:11/12 June 2024

Further details and application form please click on ‘apply for this job’ button.

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Closing date: 28 May 2024

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