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of New Shoreham and Shoreham Beach. Deanery of Hove




Ref: JN012367

St Mary de Haura is, in every way, at the centre of the lively seaside town of Shoreham-by-Sea. The magnificent Norman church is a significant landmark in the town, and the vicar has the opportunity a play a leading and high profile role across the whole parish.

The Church of the Good Shepherd on Shoreham Beach, is ably looked after by the associate vicar and is also a vibrant worshipping community.


The Bishop of Chichester is looking for a priest who

  • Will lead mission through articulating the gospel with clarity and imagination and by building community;

  • Has excellent liturgical skills and is adept at working with a very good choir;
    Can build on excellent foundations to continue attracting a wide spectrum of ages;

  • Has the ability to lead a committed and able team of lay and ordained colleagues;

  • Is a person of mature faith and good judgement, able to recognize and encourage the gifts of others;

  • Has a settled and evident commitment to prayer and personal growth;

  • Will bring pastoral sensitivity, great capacity for love, and generous wisdom.

This is a very exciting opportunity to lead a growing church at the heart of an interesting and diverse benefice.

For an informal conversation, contact the acting archdeacon, Revd Sam Carter at

For more information and to apply please go to our website by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below.

Closing date: 7th July
Interview date: 3rd September or 1st August if possible.

Closing date: 07 July 2024

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