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Priest in charge




West Midlands

Ref: JN004263

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Benefice Rocester and Croxden

We seek a person who will be Priest In Charge of Rocester and Croxden with Hollington, Assistant Curate (Associate Minister) of Denstone and Chaplain to the JCB Academy.




We seek an energetic priest with a passion for including and enabling others and who is:


  • prayerful, caring, compassionate


  • flexible and has good people skills, bringing both a strong faith and spiritual depth, rooted in scripture and able to engage with parishioners.


  • a community minded person who understands and enjoys the role of a parish priest, has a visible presence in the community and a good sense of humour.


  • able to lead growth through community outreach, fresh expressions and varied styles of worship;

  • has a natural rapport with children and young people and is keen to maintain and further develop strong links with the local schools;



  • has vision, is able to motivate, delegate and affirm the gifts of others and develop lay ministry


  • able to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues, lay and ordained


We offer a supportive and friendly church family; our commitment to growth and engagement with the community, well-run churches; and a modern four-bedroomed house with enclosed garden.


Applicants need a full driving licence and will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.


Full details and application forms from:
The Bishop of Stafford, Ash Garth, 6 Broughton Crescent,

Barlaston, Stoke-on –Trent ST12 9DD


Tel: 01782 373308


Closing date for applications: 4 February 2018

Interviews: 28 February 2018

Closing date: 04 February 2018


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