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The Benefice of Beercrocombe with Curry Mallet, Hatch Beauchamp, Orchard Portman, Staple Fitzpaine, Stoke St Mary with Thurlbear and West Hatch




South West

Ref: JN007328

Job Description

We are seven rural parishes set in a wonderful part of Somerset, nestled between the Blackdown Hills and the Levels. We also have fast train links, the M5 motorway and two nearby international airports.


We seek a priest who will:

  • inspire and manage the Ministry Team and leaders within the Benefice
  • lead us in our worship of God
  • minister with care and sensitivity, recognising the diversity of forms of worship
  • teach and communicate the essentials of Christian faith
  • have enthusiasm to encourage and release the gifts of the laity


We can offer:

  • a well-functioning Ministry Team, ably supported by lay leaders and churchwardens
  • a very active programme of engagement with schools and young people
  • a modern Rectory in the heart of one of the villages, two miles from Taunton


Applications to be received by: 13th May 2019

Visit and interviews: 28th and 29th May 2019


For more details and an application pack please contact:

The Venerable Simon Hill, Archdeacon of Taunton

2 Monkton Heights, West Monkton, Taunton, TA2 8LU

Tel: 01823 413315Email:

Closing date: 13 May 2019


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