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Vicar (House for Duty)

The Benefice of Alstonfield, Ilam & Wetton  




West Midlands


Ref: JN006775

Job Description

We are a small rural benefice in the Staffordshire Peak District with community ministry at our core, underpinned by the words of William Temple - “The Church is the only institution that exists primarily for the benefit of those who are not its members”.


As well as a ministry for our resident communities, there are
opportunities to reach out to the many pilgrims ( ) and tourists who visit this beautiful area.


For someone with a specific calling to rural ministry and with a focus on the community, the opportunities to nurture faith and develop a stronger sense of mission in this beautiful rural benefice are awaiting discovery.


We are looking for a new Priest who will have a particular focus on:

  •  Active involvement in School and with young people;
  •  Pastoral Care with a strong community focus;
  •  Responsive styles of worship ie: not ‘one size fits all approach’;
  •  Collaborative working.


Full details from


Enquiries & application form from the Bishop of Stafford The Rt Revd Geoff Annas - 01782 373308


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


Closing date: 6th January 2019 Interviews: 25th January 2019

Closing date: 06 January 2019


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