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Priest in Charge




West Midlands

Ref: JN004829

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‘Come follow Christ in the footsteps of St Chad’

"all things bright and beautiful…."




The United Benefice of the Parishes of Astley, Clive, Grinshill and Hadnall is nestled in the north of the historic and beautiful county of Shropshire.


This is a rare opportunity to live and work in an area of outstanding natural beauty and peaceful countryside. You will be part of a diverse community that embraces the traditions and quality only a rural life can offer.


You will strive to meet the spiritual and emotional needs of the communities within the parishes, develop people’s gifts, utilising your excellent communication, interpersonal and listening skills.


You will be a leader with a commitment to follow Christ, serve God and his people.


You will be a priest who will enable others to share their faith naturally.


You will have the enthusiasm and energy to encourage community and individual involvement in new and innovative ideas for the future benefit of the parishes.


If you feel this might be the place you are being called to serve we would invite you to take a look at our Parish Profile and other details which can be found on


For general enquiries please contact the Bishop of Shrewsbury’s office. Please email completed applications forms to


Closing date 3rd January 2018

Familiarisation date 24th January 2018

Interview date 25th January 2018


Appointment is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure

Closing date: 03 January 2018


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