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The Stourhead Benefice




East Anglia

Ref: JN007210

Job Description

South West Suffolk is looking for a new Rector to lead the Benefice

at a time of major expansion

  • New housing developments will more than triple the population and enable new forms of ministry.
  • Beautiful countryside along the River Stour, eight lovely ancient churches, excellent schools, friendly people, supportive communities.
  • Middle church style, with a traditional taste in music, but quirks and innovations are welcome!
  • Committed and capable lay people, willing and able to take on responsibility.
  • Close to major road (M11) and rail links, within easy reach of Cambridge (20 miles), Bury St Edmunds (17 miles), and Newmarket (13 miles).
  • A four-bedroomed Rectory is provided.

For an informal conversation please contact

The Revd Canon Stuart Mitchell, the Rural Dean of Clare Deanery on

Tel: 01787 278482 /email:


Closing date: 14 June 2019

Interview date: 26/27 June 2019


For further details, including Benefice profile and application form:

Closing date: 14 June 2019


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