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The Benefice of Old Cleeve, Leighland and Treborough




South West

Ref: JN007350

Job Description

We are 5 churches in beautiful rural Somerset within easy reach of larger towns and transport connections. We seek to cherish wonder, celebrate God’s love in both traditional and modern worship, and offer a place of welcome.


We are praying for a new Rector who will :-

  • be a visible presence in our communities and school, seeking out opportunities to engage with non-churchgoers
  • listen, be approachable and have a sense of humour
  • be a leader who can empower others, work collaboratively and identify where change would be beneficial
  • have a broad perspective on Christian life and expression
    of worship
  • have spiritual and emotional maturity – being aware of your own strengths and weaknesses
  • accept us as we are and help us to be better!


We offer:-

  • a warm, welcoming and inclusive community that will encourage, listen and work with you
  • a well developed and experienced support network
  • time to reflect, pray, teach, grow
  • a modern 4 bedroom Rectory with separate office suite and administrative assistance

For more information about us, please visit


Closing date for applications: 11th May 2019

Visit and Interviews: 22nd and 23rd 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 413315 • Email:

Closing date: 11 April 2019


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