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The Bacton Benefice


East Anglia

Ref: JN012056

Is God calling you to this role?


The benefice is located in beautiful mid-Suffolk and made up of five parishes which work well together while having distinct characters and mission priorities.


A particular growth area is in children’s work.


Liturgies are broadly central.


We are seeking a new Rector who will challenge and encourage us in Growing in God, in Following Daily, Caring Deeply, Growing Boldly.


We seek an experienced priest who will be:

  • A person of faith rooted in scripture

  • A communicator able to connect with all sorts of people

  • A teacher who conveys the Gospel with modern relevance

We offer:

  • Commitment to growth

  • Active lay leadership and clerical support

  • An Ordinand whose ministry will remain in the benefice

This is a Lord Chancellor’s appointment.


For an informal conversation please contact:

The Ven Dr David Jenkins, Archdeacon of Sudbury,
01473 252829


Closing date: 17 June 2024
Interviews: 2/3 July 2024

Further details and application form:

Enhanced DBS Check Required


Closing date: 17 June 2024

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