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Team Rector




West Midlands

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‘Come follow Christ in the footsteps of St Chad’




For the Parishes of Cheswardine, Childs Ercall, Hales, Hinstock, Sambrook and Stoke on Tern


Our rural benefice in North Shropshire is looking forward to appointing a new incumbent to lead a Ministry Team which includes an NSM colleague, Curate, Reader and Lay Ministers to serve a population of 4,000 people.


For the six Parishes, we seek a priest with the gifts, passion and calling to:


  • Lead, inspire and encourage us all to grow in the power of the Holy Spirit as Christian disciples
  • Enthuse, teach, and empower others
  • Support and develop our exciting Youth Ministry
  • Make the most of God’s wonderful Mission Opportunities in Rural Shropshire


We seek someone committed to helping us to build on the firm foundations of our vibrant church life and to grow the Kingdom of God in our benefice.


With six church congregations (average 15 to 30 attenders each Sunday), three primary schools, three retirement homes, lots of village activities and some lovely pubs, you are guaranteed a variety of mission opportunities, challenges and worship styles.


The 4 bedroom vicarage has very recently been extensively modernised and is in excellent condition.


For further details please check the website and email
the Bishops office on
For general enquiries contact the Bishop of Shrewsbury’s office via email or telephone on 01743 235867


Closing Date: 3rd September

Familiarisation Date: 13th September

Interview Date: 14th September


Appointment is subject to enhanced CRB disclosure

Closing date: 03 September 2017
Ref: JN004978


Fri 18 Aug @ 14:39
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