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Vicar (House for Duty)

Dorchester Archdeaconry




London and Home Counties


Ref: JN008154

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The Benefice of St Giles, Great Coxwell; with St Mary, Buscot;

All Saints, Coleshill and St Michael and All Angels, Eaton Hastings


VICAR (House for Duty) for Four traditional rural parishes in West Oxfordshire

Two full days per week plus Sundays


We are four friendly village communities, seeking a vicar to help us continue our Christian witness for the coming years.


We wish our vicar to help us:

  • promote the mission of the church in our villages
  • work with faithful, committed and loyal PCCs and congregations, assisted by our Authorised Lay Minister and with some LLM support, to enrich our faith and promote co-operation between the parishes
  • communicate the work of the church to other members of our communities
  • develop links with the other representative bodies (Parish Council, WI, etc)

He or she will be:

  • an inspiring preacher
  • a people person sympathetic to rural life and keen to participate in it
  • able to be flexible to different approaches to worship
  • a leader keen to help us inspire others to join our congregations
  • able to relate to a range of people, especially the younger generation


Please also have a sense of humour!

A modern 4-bedroom vicarage in the heart of the village of Great Coxwell, with open views to the countryside, awaits the successful candidate


If you are interested, please contact the Area Dean, the Revd Jason St John Nicolle, on 01235 850267 or by email at: , for an informal chat


For further information and to apply please visit


Closing date: 3rd February 2020

Interviews will be held on 5th March 2020


DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required


Closing date: 03 February 2020


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