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Priest in Charge

of the Benefice of the Denby Group (comprising the parishes of Codnor, Denby, Horsley, Horsley Woodhouse and Loscoe)




East Midlands


Ref: JN009575

Job Description

The benefice was formally created in 2019 after five years of working together. It is hoped that our new Priest-in-Charge will bring drive and enthusiasm to the future development of the benefice which is set in urban and rural villages southeast of the Peak District.


We are seeking someone:

  • To help us grow in faith, encouraged by the Diocesan vision of The Kingdom of God: Good news for all, transforming lives, growing church and building communities.
  • Who is able to provide leadership across multiple parishes with a willingness to work collaboratively.
  • With an ability to encourage, lead and participate in outreach activities with our church schools, families and young people to grow our churches.
  • Who is comfortable with both traditional and contemporary worship and who can develop new forms of worship more attractive to families and young people.
  • Who is eager to develop and lead new disciples.
  • Who is confident, inclusive and approachable and is able to achieve a positive work life balance.

We can offer:

  • Modern four bedroom accommodation.
  • Welcoming congregations with good lay participation and support from the PCCs.
  • Good schools at both primary and secondary levels
  • A beautiful environment with good communication links.

Enquiries to:

The Acting Archdeacon of Derby (The Revd Canon Peter Walley) on


For further information and to apply, please click the 'apply for this job' button below.


Closing date: noon, Friday 7th January 2022

Interview date:1st and 2nd February 2022

Closing date: 07 January 2022


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