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Parish of Mayfield


South East


Ref: JN008977

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Keble College, Oxford, as Patron, seeks to appoint a VICAR


A single-church parish, located in the centre of the historic and thriving village of Mayfield in the High Weald of East Sussex (AONB) and also serving nearby Five Ashes. St Dunstan’s Church (ER: 155; USA: 88; Grade I Listed) seeks to be a vibrant worshipping community, committed to serving God in the world. Worship is in the modern catholic tradition, centred on the Eucharist, with an established choral tradition. There are strong links to two thriving church primary schools and to the Chapel within the Cottage Hospice in nearby Five Ashes, as well as a well-maintained building adjacent to the church, used for administration and community activities.


We are seeking a priest who:

  • has a strong desire for mission in the community;
  • will be a visible presence in the village and extend pastoral care to all;
  • is able to work comfortably within the church’s liturgical and choral tradition, whilst also being capable of sensitive innovation;
  • is a communicator and team-builder.


Full details available from: Archdeacon’s PA:


Please contact: The Venerable Dr Edward Dowler, Archdeacon of Hastings if you would like to have an informal conversation about this post:


Closing date: 28th March

Interviews: 19th April

Closing date: 28 March 2021


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