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Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge & Little Wenlock




West Midlands


Ref: JN009154

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Are you looking for a place in Paradise? Paradise, Coalbrookdale is the location of The Rectory, and it is currently vacant awaiting its next tenant. If this has piqued your interest please read on.


We are three parishes, each with its own church, set in and around the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire. We seek a priest who will prayerfully lead us in sustaining what we have, while exploring new ways of delivering God’s word to those in the Church, the wider community and our school.


We seek a Rector who will be:

  • Prayerful, guided by the Holy Spirit.
  • Approachable and with a pastoral heart
  • Mission orientated, taking the church into the community
  • Someone who will work collaboratively with the PCC’s, Churchwardens and our extended group ministry.
  • An enabler, nurturer, challenger and supporter
  • A good communicator and listener
  • Someone who isn’t afraid to roll their sleeves up and get stuck in!
  • Someone who strives towards a sustainable work/life balance

The deadline for applications is 21st May 2021

and interviews will take place on 18th June 2021.

For further details please click the 'apply for this job' button below or call Jo on 01588 673571


We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity in Hereford Diocese, and welcome applications from all suitably qualified clergy. As Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals are currently under-represented within the Diocese – we would particularly welcome applications from these candidates.

Closing date: 21 May 2021


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