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Priest in Charge

for the rural benefice of Athelington, Denham, Horham, Hoxne, Redlingfield, Syleham and Wingfield




East Anglia

Ref: JN008418

Job Description

Looking for rural ministry?

What about us?


We are:

  • A benefice of 7 small parishes in rural north Suffolk
  • Rooted in our local communities but with shared values
  • Open to a range of worship styles
  • Eager to grow our mission amongst all ages.

Could you:

  • Inspire us in deeper discipleship?
  • Release and nurture the gifts of all?
  • Shape and enable a missional leadership team?
  • Foster relationships with the wider community and local community school?

We offer:

  • The support of 2 active SSMs, a PTO and 4 commissionedlay elders
  • Excellent administrative help and expenses paid in full
  • A modern well-designed house
  • A lovely area to live and work.

This is a part-time (0.5) appointment – Sundays plus 3 days/week - but could be more for the right person.


For an informal conversation, please contact the

Ven. Jeanette Gosney, Archdeacon of Suffolk


Tel: 07710 479497


Closing date 17 July

Interviews TBC

(Please note, initial interview may be via Zoom if interviews in person are not advisable at this time)


Further details can be found at

Closing date: 17 July 2020


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