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Priest in Charge

for Barrow-on-Soar, Walton, Prestwold, and Wymeswold




East Midlands


Ref: JN006925

Job Description

The Bishop of Leicester is seeking to appoint a Priest in Charge to the Benefices of Barrow-on-Soar and Walton, and Wymeswold and Prestwold

(based in Barrow-on-Soar)


To this end, we seek a person who:

  • Is an effective leader who can motivate and organise a team of ordained and lay members to inspire faith, worship, and pastoral care
  • Will lead and grow the pastoral teams and team leaders
  • Will have presence and visibility within the wider community
  • Will lead and develop a mission focused culture that enables us to reach out personally to the unchurched and the fringe membership
  • Has experience of ministry in a multi-parish group or benefice


For an informal conversation about the post, please contact

Archdeacon of Loughborough:

Ven. Claire Wood • 0116 261 5321 •


Application forms and parish profile are available from:

Mrs Wendy Dunnington, St Martins House,

7 Peacock Lane, Leicester LE1 5PZ

Tel: 0116 261 5309


or view the details on the web:


Closing date for applications: 31 January 2019

Interviews: 14 March 2019


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.

Closing date: 31 January 2019

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