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Vicar

to the Benefice of St Mary, Chalgrove with St Helen, Berrick Slome

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

London and Home Counties

Recruiter:

Ref: JN007102

Job Description

The Dean and Chapter of Christ Church, Oxford

and The Bishop of Dorchester

wish to appoint a Vicar to the Benefice of

St Mary, Chalgrove with St Helen, Berrick Slome

 

We seek a Vicar who:

 

  • Is able to stimulate us to grow in discipleship and take our
    mission out into the community, providing leadership in
    pastoral care
  • Has a positive and versatile outward-looking attitude, is
  • ecumenical and willing to work with our Anglican and Methodist congregations
  • Is approachable, able to both engage children and young people in order to attract more families into the congregations, and to
    motivate further lay participation
  • Is enthusiastic, with a sense of humour
  • Is willing to work with the whole community, and to participate
    in the life of the two villages

 

We offer:

 

  • Two hospitable congregations, who value warm-heartedness and inclusivity, and will be open and responsive to your leadership in our shared worship of God.
  • Two communities which are strong and involved, with many of the congregation members playing active volunteering roles
  • Two parishes with beautiful, historic and well-maintained
    churches, stable finances, and no foreseeable major expenditure
  • The opportunity to make your home in a lovely part of rural
    England at the foot of the Chilterns, within easy reach of Oxford, London and the Midlands
  • A modern vicarage, undergoing refurbishment, in the centre of Chalgrove and close to its many amenities

 

Application Form and Benefice Profile available at

www.oxford.anglican.org

 

Applications to be returned to:

The Bishop of Dorchester,

Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington, OX5 1GF

Tel:01865 208218

Email: bishop.dorchester@oxford.anglican.org

 

Closing date: 6 March 2019 • Interviews:1 April 2019

 

DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required

Closing date: 06 March 2019

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