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The Living Brook Benefice & St Mary the Virgin, Northampton




East Midlands

Ref: JN009224

Job Description

  • The three churches of the Living Brook Benefice serve the communities of Hardingstone (Northampton), Horton, Hackleton, Piddington, Quinton & Preston Deanery.
  • The Parish of St Mary’s, (Far Cotton) Northampton, was formed in 1875 from Hardingstone parish.

We are seeking:


An Incumbent of Living Brook Benefice & St Mary’s, Northampton

(to be held in plurality) with particular hands-on responsibility for the churches at Hardingstone and Far Cotton


  • To work with supportive lay and ordained colleagues
  • To minister primarily to the churches and communities at Hardingstone and Far Cotton
  • To forge new and creative missional opportunities in this area of Northampton
  • To welcome children and young people as an essential part of the church family
  • To build bridges into the communities and establish strong school links
  • To share ministry with a House for Duty colleague who will exercise care for the villages

A House for Duty Priest

with particular responsibility for the Living Brook Churches at Piddington & Quinton and their surrounding villages


  • To lead worship and provide pastoral care in the villages
  • To be a visible presence in these welcoming communities
  • To be thoroughly involved in the life of Hackleton CEVA Primary School
  • To lead the PCCs at Piddington & Quinton
  • To work happily alongside the Incumbent who will be focused on the two other churches

If you are interested in either of these new posts and would like a conversation with the Archdeacon of Northampton, it would be great to hear from you.


Enhanced DBS Disclosure required.


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Applications by noon 18 June

Interviews 9 & 12 July


Details from:

The Archdeacon of Northampton

01604 887074

Closing date: 18 June 2021


Sun 13 Jun @ 10:25
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