The Bishop of Leicester is seeking to appoint a
Priest in Charge of the Whatborough Benefice
What should the Church of England be doing in a deeply rural 21st century benefice?
If you think you know the answer, why don’t you join us…
This is unique opportunity, as Priest in Charge, to work with deeply
rural and progressive parishes alongside other colleagues and the Area Dean to pioneer ways of working which will create a revolutionary and
innovative new Rural Deanery.
We are looking for an inspirational woman or man with plenty of drive and energy who will…..
- Challenge the status quo and bring a new dynamism to our
- Work with us to cater for all age groups and preferences.
- Understand Rural Life and be a Visible, Pastoral presence in our communities.
- Give Positive leadership and help us develop faith in all aspects of our lives.
The Whatborough Benefice is in the eastern part of High Leicestershire running into Rutland. It consists of five parishes. The nearest towns are Oakham, Melton Mowbray and Market Harborough. Launde Abbey is close by and is supporting us to explore ways in which our Churches and those who lead them [Ordained and Lay] can flourish.
To explore further, contact the Area Dean:
Revd Alison Booker
Application forms and parish profile are available from:
Mrs Wendy Dunnington, St Martins House,
7 Peacock Lane, Leicester LE1 5PZ
Tel : 0116 261 5309 • Email : email@example.com
or view the details on the Web: www.leicester.anglican.org
Closing date for applications: noon Wednesday 15 August 2018
Interviews: Monday 3 September 2018
This post is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure
There is An Occupational Requirement for the appointed person to be an ordained member of the Church of England under the 2010 Equality Act, Part 1, Schedule 9.