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Rector

Benefices of Wincanton and Pen Selwood, Somerset

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

South West

Ref: JN006939

Job Description

A pair of parishes invites a new Rector to join our welcoming communities in fellowship.

 

We are seeking a Rector who

  • can lead our mission to both market town and rural village;
  • will be a good listener and pastor;
  • can help build our congregations in faith and in number;
  • is enthusiastic in attracting young people and families to our churches and has experience working with schools;
  • is happy to work alongside our lay team, retired clergy and leaders of other denominations;
  • has the vision to help carry out Wincanton’s re-ordering project;
  • will help us balance comfortable old worship styles with exciting new ones.

 

We can offer

  • congregations eager to learn and deepen their faith and who are open to new ideas;
  • prayer and social groups/events in the church and community;
  • a parish office and part time administrator;
  • active PCCs, churchwardens, lay reader and other lay supporters;
  • a Rectory in a friendly town with close amenities.

 

Closing date for applications: 12 April 2019

Interviews: 8/9 May 2019

 

Application pack available from:

The PA to the Archdeacon of Wells,

6 The Liberty, Wells BA5 2SU

Tel: 01749 685147

Email: adwells@bathwells.anglican.org

 

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required

Closing date: 12 April 2019

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