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Benefice of St Bartholomew




South West


Ref: JN008901

Job Description

Six village churches near Shaftesbury, in beautiful South-West Wiltshire, are praying for a new parish priest to join and lead us.


We can offer you:

  • a warm and enthusiastic welcome
  • a ministry team of volunteer clergy and lay ministers
  • a Benefice office and part-time administrator
  • a five bedroomed family house central within the Benefice


We are seeking someone who:

  • is a pastor, leader, and motivator
  • is seen in our communities, engaging and listening
  • brings imagination and confidence to our rural mission and ministry


Together, we aim to:

  • extend our pastoral care to our communities
  • make the Church’s life relevant and central to each community
  • develop our worship to welcome all, and to grow our congregations


For full details of this vacancy including the Benefice Profile, please visit the diocesan website by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below


A conversation is available with the Archdeacon of Sarum please call 01722 438662 or email


DBS enhanced disclosure required


Closing date for receipt of applications: 1st March 2021

Visit and interviews: 24th and 25th March 2021

Closing date: 01 March 2021


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