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Priest in Charge

of the Bungay Benefice ad Pioneer Leader of the Lightwave Hub




East Anglia

Ref: JN008819

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Is God calling you to combinepioneer and parish ministry?


An exciting opportunity to grow new disciples in the beautiful Waveney Valley and develop rural congregations as Priest in Charge of the Bungay Benefice and Pioneer Leader of the Lightwave Hub


The benefice consists of the market town of Bungay with the small parishes of Mettingham and Barsham with Shipmeadow. Lightwave is a Suffolk wide missional community. An important part of this role will be to pioneer a Lightwave hub congregation in Bungay, reaching people who are not yet part of any church.


We are looking for someone who

  • places prayer at the heart of their ministry
  • has a passion for making new disciples
  • fosters Christian community, including small missional groups
  • will develop creative approaches with us, reaching out to schools, families and young people
  • will cherish and nurture a variety of traditions in our benefice and start new forms of worship alongside the old
  • will lead, equip and release people into ministry

A full-time post, part funded by a Strategic Development Fund grant.


License initially for 3 years, with intention to renew. Good, modern rectory.


For an informal discussion, please contact:

Ven Sally Gaze (Leader of the Lightwave Community) 07446 933129

Ven Jeanette Gosney (Archdeacon of Suffolk) 07710 479497


Details at -

Closing date: 30 November 2020

Interviews: 9 December 2020

Closing date: 30 November 2020


Thu 26 Nov @ 12:20
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