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St John and St Mary, Devizes




South West


Ref: JN009178

Job Description

At the heart of Wiltshire’s wonderful landscape, Devizes is a thriving market town with a strong civic and social life. We are looking for a Rector to lead us to a new level of engagement with God and neighbourhood, to ensure an authentic Christian witness for the 21st century.


We hope for a wise and forward-looking leader, who will:

  • Re-energise our aim to be an inclusive, eucharistic community.
  • Develop new pathways into worship and mission, while loving and understanding tradition.
  • Work collaboratively to train others for ministry, lay and ordained.
  • Support plans for developing our church buildings to their wider benefit.

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, open-minded, and hospitable congregation.
  • Central Anglican tradition, with outstanding church choir and music.
  • Supportive ministerial and lay leadership team.
  • Spacious, attractive modern rectory with detached study/meeting room
  • Parish office with administrative support.

For an informal discussion, please contact

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Closing date: 7th June 2021

Shortlisting: 14th June 2021

Interviews: 5th & 6th July 2021

Closing date: 07 June 2021


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