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Alham Vale Benefice




South West

Ref: JN006705

Job Description

The six churches of the Alham Vale Benefice

(Evercreech-w-Chesterblade, Batcombe, Lamyatt, Milton Clevedon & Upton Noble)
are looking for a new


We are a young benefice. Can you help us grow and mature into something really special, like the local cheeses and ciders?


Are you someone who …

  • is at ease with all generations and backgrounds,
  • will lead us and help us inspire our communities,
  • will encourage people to discover and develop their gifts,
  • will communicate and exemplify the gospel with imagination, empathy and understanding?


We offer ….

  • a strong, established ministry team with a growing group of lay people willing to use their time and talents,
  • lively, active communities,
  • the distinctive rewards and challenges of rural ministry.


Our Vision is ….

  • to bring a relevant faith to all the people in our benefice,
  • to work and grow more fully together as a benefice,
  • to serve the people of our vibrant, busy, rural villages.


Closing date for applications: 11 June 2019

Interviews: 2/3 July 2019


Application pack available from:

PA to The Archdeacon of Wells

6 The Liberty, Wells BA5 2SU • Tel: 01749 685147



An enhanced DBS disclosure is required

Closing date: 11 June 2019


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