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The Seven Sowers Benefice


South West

Ref: JN007881

Job Description

We are seven parishes with a shared vision, nestled between the Blackdown Hills and the Somerset Levels, in stunning countryside just south of Taunton.


We are looking for:

  • A pastor who is passionate and prayerful about sharing God’s Word with the community and beyond
  • A people person who is equally at home sharing the story of Jesus with grandparents as with pre-schoolers and their parents
  • A minister who will lead, inspire and work with the Ministry Team and leaders within the Benefice

We can offer:

  • Communities that are friendly, lively, strong, outward looking, imaginative and good at grasping initiatives
  • A dynamic programme of engagement with schools and young people, led by our children and families worker
  • Two clergy colleagues, Readers, a safeguarding officer and other lay teams supporting outreach and pastoral care
  • A monthly Benefice service plan with a diversity of worship
  • A modern Rectory in the heart of one of the villages, two miles from Taunton

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For more details and an application pack, please contact The Ven Simon Hill,

Archdeacon of Taunton, 01823 413315


Closing date: 7th March 2020

Visit and interviews: 25th / 26th March 2020

Closing date: 07 March 2020


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