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Half-time Priest-in-charge of the Somerleyton benefice

Posted on: Friday 15 September 2023

Somerleyton benefice

Somerleyton benefice is looking for a Half-time Priest-in-charge

Are you a priest who:
1. can develop our understanding of God and his word;
2. will continue to build up the togetherness of our Group;
3. has a real love of people and understands, and is comfortable with country life;
4. will help us, guide us and lead us to bring new and younger people into the churches with a monthly family service;
5. prays for and with us and enriches our worship and its relevance in our lives;
6. encourages outreach in our parishes with the Christian gospel;
7. understands the advantages of good administration, communication, and being visible around the benefice.

We can offer you:
1. A warm, welcoming, group of churches in beautiful countryside.
2. A commitment to the Covenant for Clergy Care and Wellbeing.
3. The opportunity to work with five parishes.
4. Committed, willing, supportive and hard-working congregations.
5. Our prayerful and working support.
6. A four-bedroomed bungalow Rectory in Somerleyton, opposite the Village School, set in part of the Somerleyton estate.

Closing date: Monday 9 October 2023

Interviews: Thursday 9 November 2023

How to apply

An application can be made through Pathways, via Diocese of Norwich Jobs | Pathways (

Any priest wanting an informal discussion before deciding whether to apply is welcome to be in touch by telephone or e-mail with the Archdeacon of Norfolk.

01603 559199

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