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The Patron (Christ Church, Oxford)


South West

Ref: JN008400

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This single parish is set in North East Somerset, midway between the beautiful cities of Bath and Wells. Midsomer Norton is a town of 12,000 people and the parish includes several hamlets nearby. There is only one church.


We are offering…

  • An open expression of the Anglo-Catholic tradition of the Church of England, where vestments, incense, liturgy, music and prayer combine to bring us close to God.
  • A loyal congregation who will back our priest.
  • Excellent support from the parish administrator.
  • A graceful, well-maintained building that inspires prayer and reverence.
  • A 460-pupil church primary school.
  • A large, modern, well-proportioned vicarage with delightful garden.
  • A readiness for change so that we can share the gospel and pass on the riches of our tradition to future generations.

We seek a priest who…

  • Has a true calling to parish work.
  • Centres their ministry on the Eucharist.
  • Will encourage and develop our links with schools and families.
  • Can help us maintain the best of our traditions while embracing the changes needed to reach out to our community.
  • Can develop our understanding of the Bible and our faith.

Further details and application pack from: Mrs Denise Blake, PA to Archdeacon of Bath, 01225 873609 or


Closing date: 11th March 2020

Visit and Interviews: 31st March and 1st April 2020


An enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

Closing date: 11 March 2020


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