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Vicar (House for Duty)

Benefice of Coven




West Midlands

Ref: JN006203

Job Description

A Resolution Parish (Sundays, plus 2 days per week)


The benefice is situated in the very pleasant semi-rural village community of Coven located in South Staffordshire.


Our new priest will need to:

  • exercise a sacramental ministry with the Eucharist at its heart;
  • be our shepherd, teacher and friend;
  • support and develop the initiatives already started and be able to use the talents and gifts of the PCC and congregation to achieve our plans for growth;
  • be warm, approachable and have a good sense of humour;
  • maintain and develop the excellent links with our church school and sponsored scout group.

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For an informal discussion, please contact:

Bishop of Ebbsfleet, The Rt Revd Jonathan Goodall

0118 948 1038 or


Enquiries & application form from the Archdeacon of Lichfield
The Ven. Simon Baker - 01543 306145


All applicants should have 3 years’ experience in the Church of England or another Anglican church in the British Isles.


Closing date: 6th July 2018 at 12:00 Noon
Familiarisation day: 18th July 2018
Interviews: 26th July 2018


Closing date: 06 July 2018


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