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Team Rector




South West


Ref: JN005755

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Benefice of Probus, Ladock, Grampound with Creed and St Erme

Could you be the leader we are looking for to guide us as we go forward together?

We are supportive and enthusiastic congregations of 4 rural parishes in a Benefice between Truro and St Austell in the heart of the beautiful Cornish countryside and not far from the coast and several lovely beaches.


We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with committed, generous and forward looking congregations within our Parishes.
  • Active participation by church members in worship and parish life.
  • The support of a Team Vicar, Assistant Curate, 3 retired clergy, Reader and several Worship Leaders.
  • An excellent, good sized family home in a good position conveniently close to Probus church with lovely countryside views.
  • Committed PCCs and volunteers across all the parishes
  • A diversity of opportunity in each parish to link with community and grow the church

You will:

  • Through the Holy Spirit lead and empower the congregations in their ministries.

  • Rejoice in the diversity of the 4 parishes but build on their strengths and explore with them what it means to move from being an effective Benefice to a great team.

  • Nurture the growth, faith, discipleship and worship of the congregations.

  • Support and further develop the links and outreach to local schools and communities

  • Support and develop both informal contemporary and more traditional worship, being comfortable in either setting.

  • Preach and teach the word of God.
  • Up to date and with a working knowledge of the safeguarding procedures of the Church of England.

  • Be a great communicator, comfortable with people from different backgrounds and have a sense of humour and fun.


Closing date for applications: 5 April 2018

Interview dates: 1 & 2 May 2018


Further details are available at:


This post is subject to the completion of a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure

Closing date: 05 April 2018


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