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of Hellingley and Upper Dicker




South East


Ref: JN007166

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Our semi-rural parish (population: 6,500 with a further projected 2,000) is located in a beautiful area of East Sussex near to the South Downs and the coast, close to the town of Hailsham.


We have two churches: St Peter and Paul, Hellingly (Grade 1 listed) and Holy Trinity, Upper Dicker; combined Electoral Roll: 136. The tradition is central. There is an active parish life, with a variety of groups and parish events.


We are hoping and praying for a priest who will be:

  • a good communicator and listener committed to sharing the gospel and inspiring others to take part in church life.
  • willing to welcome new residents and encourage the inclusion of children.
  • a good leader, able to encourage, develop and motivate church members and staff, recognising the importance of different styles of worship.


For an informal conversation, please contact
The Ven Dr Edward Dowler, Archdeacon of Hastings:

For an application form and the parish profile please contact
Marc Sacher(PA to the archdeacon of Hastings):


Closing Date: 25th September 2019

Interviews: TBA


An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.

Closing date: 25 September 2019


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