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of West Tone Benefice


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Ref: JN011779

Ashbrittle, with Greenham, Bathealton, Kittisford, Rockwell Green, Sampford Arundel, Stawley and Thorne St Margaret, with Holywell Lake

We are a newly-formed benefice of seven parishes on the Devon and Somerset border, near Wellington.

We are seeking a minister who:

  • has a view of mission which engages with the community through church activities and seeks to attract people to engage with Christian faith and encounter the love of God

  • is able to care for the congregation and has a concern for the wider community
    has an ability to understand and minister within a rural as well as a semi-urban context

  • is supportive of a variety of approaches to worship and who is continuing to explore their own spirituality

  • is comfortable with themselves and is able to enjoy being part of a church family

  • is a team player who wishes to offer a distinctive strength of ministry alongside working with others to achieve the Church’s aims

  • is an enabler who develops the gifts of others

We can offer a well-appointed vicarage in Rockwell Green with good local schools. West Tone is a diverse church family celebrating centuries of worship, seeking to serve God with our whole lives. We have a strong desire to be relevant in today’s world and aim to achieve our goal by personal example, service and outreach to our local communities.

Applications to be received by: 14th December 2023
Visits and interviews: 9th/10th January 2024

For more details and an application pack, please contact
Simon Hill, Archdeacon of Taunton • 01823 413315

Closing date: 14 December 2023

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