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The Parishes of Kimpton and Ayot St Lawrence, Hertfordshire


London and Home Counties


Ref: JN012015

Kimpton and Ayot St Lawrence are two rural parishes, in attractive Hertfordshire villages close to London, who are keen to recruit a new 0.5 Rector who will:

Be an inspiring and God-centred parish priest, rooted in faith yet able to engage with the new.

Be someone who can help us grow and flourish.

Be able to take a lively interest and play an important role in the thriving communities of both parishes who have many clubs and several community, art and music celebrations and festivals.

Be flexible in working with different styles of churchmanship in the two parishes.

Be supportive of our care for two beautiful and unique Grade I-listed churches.

Enjoy the benefits of a 0.5 appointment (3 days plus Sundays) to explore their own interests while inspiring our two churches and their communities!

Both churches have individuals who are committed to giving their time and talents to support you and help you use your time in the most effective way. Kimpton also has a Lay Reader. A half stipend and housing will be provided.

For full details of this vacancy including the parish profile please visit the diocesan website by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below.

For an informal conversation and application details please contact the Archdeacon of St Albans, Charles Hudson: • Tel: 01727 818121

Closing date for applications: Monday, 1st July 2024

Interview date: Tuesday, 16th July 2024


Appointment to this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 01 July 2024

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