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Benefice of Beckington with Standerwick with Berkley with Rodden with Lullington with Orchardleigh




South West

Ref: JN007801

Job Description

We are a rural group of 4 parishes with 5 churches in a beautiful setting south of Bath, looking for someone with a caring ministry of grace who will share our common faith in the unchanging gospel and our desire to make Christ known in the communities which we serve. The parishes lie to the north and east of the market town of Frome.


We are praying for someone who:

  • has a track record of being able to guide, focus and encourage congregations
  • can confidently lead worship from BCP through to the contemporary
  • Is outgoing and able to build good relationships with all ages and be an ambassador for Christ in our local communities and schools
  • can work with and motivate people from a variety of church backgrounds and experience to be united in our Lord’s service
  • is able to work together with local churches in pursuit of the Deanery and Diocesan vision

For our part we offer:

  • a warm welcome
  • a strong, supportive church community
  • dedicated Readers and Lay Worship Assistants
  • a Rectory in the picturesque village of Beckington in a beautiful rural
    but well connected area
  • an understanding of the pressures of priestly life


Application pack available from:
The PA to the Archdeacon of Wells, 6 The Liberty, Wells BA5 2SU

Tel: 01749 685147 • Email:


Closing date for applications: 9 January 2020

Interviews: 5/6 February 2020


An enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

Closing date: 09 January 2020


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