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Rector

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Permanent

Location:

South East

Job Description

RECTOR

of WINCHELSEA and ICKLESHAM

 

The Guild of All Souls and the Bishop of Chichester are seeking a Rector for the Joint Benefice of Winchelsea and Icklesham (population: 2000).

 

We offer:

 

  • Modern catholic liturgical tradition at Winchelsea with choir; central/rural tradition at Icklesham
  • Two stunning thirteenth century churches in beautiful rural
    setting in East Sussex, with a smaller daughter church at
    Winchelsea Beach
  • Two church schools: one VA and one VC
  • Modern Rectory with views over farmland to the sea

 

We are hoping for a priest who will be:

 

  • A good communicator, adaptable to different settings
  • Able to understand the opportunities and challenges of rural
    ministry and mission in a beach resort
  • Able to engage both older and younger people
  • Able to collaborate and sensitively implement change
  • Able to embrace and adapt the various liturgical traditions and styles in use across the benefice to the needs of a diverse
    population.

 

The Parish Profile is available on the Church website
www.winchelseachurch.co.uk
For further information and informal discussion, please contact:

The Ven Dr Edward Dowler, Archdeacon of Hastings:
archhastings@chichester.anglican.org

and the Guild of All Souls: contact@guildofallsouls.org.uk

 

For an application form, please contact the Bishop of Chichester’s PA:

Margaret.Gibson@chichester.anglican.org

 

Closing Date 11 August • Interviews 13 September

 

Enhanced Level DBS Required

Closing date: 11 August 2017
Ref: JN004913

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