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Priest in Charge




North East

Ref: JN005001

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Area Dean of Alnwick Deanery



The Bishop wishes to appoint a

Priest in Charge to the benefice of Embleton with Rennington and Rock

who will also be Area Dean of Alnwick Deanery


  • A benefice of five churches on the spectacularly beautiful
    Northumberland coast
  • Congregations already engaged in outreach to their communities
  • Two PCCs with a strong desire to grow in depth of spirituality, missional engagement, and numbers attending regularly
  • New housing developments and a C of E first school
  • An inspiring parish-run community outreach coffee shop

Alnwick Deanery stretches from the reaches of Upper Coquetdale to the North Sea. We are looking for an Area Dean with well-developed leadership abilities, strong collaborative skills, and a robust vision for the rural church to help develop vocation, discipleship, and ministry across the deanery.


For an informal conversation, contact
The Archdeacon of Lindisfarne

Tel: 01670 503 810


Further details and application form from the Bishop’s Secretary • 0191 285 2220


Closing date for applications: 12noon on 22nd September

Parish visits and interviews: 25th – 26th October


Enhanced DBS clearance required


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Closing date: 22 September 2017


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