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Ref: JN005674

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of the Beacon Parishes


South Devon


The attractive rural parishes of Ipplepen with Torbryan, Denbury, Broadhempston and Woodland, close to the market towns of Newton Abbot and Totnes and linked by a network of Devon lanes, are home to flourishing communities. Varying from central

to Catholic in our church traditions, we pray for a Rector who is:

  • A confident communicator with a sense of humour
  • Keen to recognise and encourage the gifts of lay people
  • Able to relate to people of all ages
  • Visible and strong in pastoral care, supportive and enabling

We offer:

  • Strong foundations for developing and deepening our faith
  • Diversity of traditions, in which we rejoice
  • Motivated, supportive, encouraging and caring lay teams
  • A robust, functioning Mission Action Plan
  • A pleasant Rectory in the easily accessible village of Ipplepen

This is a Crown appointment. For a conversation about the post, please contact the Ven. Douglas Dettmer, Archdeacon of Totnes on (01626) 832064 or

For details, including the profile and an application form, see:

Closing date: 26th February 2018

Interviews: 21st & 22nd March 2018

The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure

Closing date: 26 February 2018


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