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Priest-in-Charge House for Duty





South East


Ref: JN007611

Job Description

The Bishop of Chichester is seeking to appoint a Priest-in-Charge (House for Duty) for the Parish of St Mary’s, Chidham. Chidham is a parish in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the South coast near Chichester, sitting between the well-known sailing centres of Bosham and Emsworth.


Do you have a call for rural ministry? If so a warm welcome awaits you from a parish with a great spirit of hospitality and fellowship.


We offer:

  • A loving, warm and welcoming community of faith.

  • A wealth of parish activities.

  • Enthusiastic willing teams of volunteers.

  • A beautiful area in which to live and work with a welcoming community.


We are praying for a priest who will:

  • Be inclusive of all ages, views and traditions.

  • Be a strong leader with effective communication skills.

  • Maintain a Eucharistic church

  • Enthusiastic about growing our congregation


Is this parish for you? Why not find out more?

Parish Profile and application papers from Sue Atkins,
PA to the Archdeacons of Chichester,

Diocesan Church House, 211 New Church Road, Hove, BN3 4ED.




All completed applications to be sent please to Lucy Hudson, The Palace, Chichester, PO19 1PY


An enhanced DBS disclosure is required.


Closing date for applications: 3 April 2020

Interviews will be held on: 25 April 2020

Closing date: 03 April 2020


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