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The Bishop of St Albans with the Marquis of Salisbury and Mr John Cherry seek to appoint a Rector for the Kingswood Benefice


London and Home Counties


Ref: JN010130

Job Description

Kingswood Benefice is a new grouping of five village churches in Clothall, Rushden, Sandon, Wallington & Weston set in beautiful rural North Hertfordshire.


We pray for an experienced, energetic and sociable Rector who will:

  • bring a sense of fun to our strong communities
  • be a natural teacher comfortable with reaching out to those outside the current congregation
  • be creative with prayer, words and music. Flexible in worship style and open to presenting “ church” in different ways both old and new
  • will engage with the diocesan vision, ‘Living God’s Love’

We offer:

  • a tradition of practical pastoral care
  • support from a non-stipendiary minister, a Diocesan Reader, two LLW, experienced Churchwardens, active PCCs and a Benefice Administrator
  • good relationships with two primary schools within the benefice
  • a comfortable 4-bedroom Vicarage with garden in a beautiful village location.

Potential candidates need to contact:

The Venerable Janet Mackenzie, from whom further details can be obtained.



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Appointment to this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the DBS


Closing date: Wednesday 1 June 2022, 12 noon

Interview date: Wednesday 29 June 2022

Closing date: 01 June 2022


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