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Priest in Charge

for the five parish Benefice of Monks Eleigh, Chelsworth, Brent Eleigh, Milden & Kettlebaston

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

East Anglia

Ref: JN008143

Job Description

The Benefice is situated in the idyllic, rolling West Suffolk countryside close to Sudbury and historic Lavenham with a four-bedroom family home in Monks Eleigh at the centre of the Benefice.

 

We are looking for a priest (half stipend: Sunday plus three days) who will:

 

  • Provide spiritual leadership, preach the Gospel, and uphold the Christian faith
  • Be welcoming and approachable
  • Be good at pastoral care and be a listener.

What we can offer:

 

  • A friendly, cohesive Benefice which worships together every Sunday
  • An active team, comprising four Lay Elders and 10 Churchwardens
  • Five Grade I listed, well-maintained and financially sound churches some being adapted for better community use
  • A modern (1970), spacious and attractive four-bedroom detached rectory with garden backing onto a tributary of the River Brett

Please contact the Archdeacon of Sudbury for an informal discussion:

The Ven. Dr David Jenkins, Email: archdeacon.david@cofesuffolk.org

Tel: 07900 990073

Further details can be found at www.cofesuffolk.org



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