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TEAM RECTOR for the team ministry of Blyth Valley and PRIEST IN CHARGE for the benefice of Heveningham with Ubbeston, Huntingfield and Cookley

A fantastic opportunity to further develop our two benefices centred on the ancient and thriving market town of Halesworth in beautiful rural NE Suffolk. Lay and ordained ministries are flourishing, and our churches engage creatively... Read More

Closing Date: 3 April

DEPUTY DIOCESAN DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

PURPOSE To work collaboratively as a member of the Education team, to support the Director of Education in leading, managing and co-ordinating the work of the Diocesan Board of Education. RESPONSIBLE TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION ... Read More

Half-Time Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Westerfield and Tuddenham St Martin with Witnesham

A delightful, rural benefice of three small and friendly village parishes on the outskirts of Ipswich, the County Town of Suffolk.  We would like to welcome a minister who will: Take us where God is... Read More

Closing Date: 8 March

PRIEST IN CHARGE for the historic benefice of FRAMLINGHAM with ALL SAINTS, SAXTEAD

Location: Framlingham

Come and you will discover:    •  Inclusive and welcoming congregations    •  A willingness to embrace change in order to grow    •  A strong musical tradition and breadth... Read More

Closing Date: 27 February 2020

RECTOR for the coastal benefice of YOXMERE

Location: Southwold

RECTOR for the coastal benefice of YOXMERE If you come, you will find: • Eight rural parishes who work together well • An active ministry team and willing and experienced lay people      ... Read More

Closing Date: 25 February 2020

VICAR of St Augustine’s Ipswich

Location: Ipswich

Are you able to: • Lead us prayerfully into the next phase of our life together? • Nurture and enable adults and youth and in their ministries? • Bring fresh ideas and new life to our... Read More

Closing Date: 17 February 2020

RECTOR of Carlford Benefice and Priest in Charge of Culpho

RECTOR of Carlford Benefice and PRIEST IN CHARGE (pending pastoral reorganisation) of Culpho You will discover: • Committed, friendly congregations who pay parish share • Deep involvement in serving our communities • PCCs who provide and... Read More

Closing Date: 20 February 2020

Priest in Charge of the Monks Eleigh Benefice

Priest in Charge for five parish Benefice: Monks Eleigh, Chelsworth, Brent Eleigh, Milden & Kettlebaston Location The Benefice, with a population of approx. 1000, is situated in the idyllic rolling West Suffolk countryside close to... Read More

Priest in Charge – Higham, Holton St Mary,   Raydon and Stratford St Mary

Priest in Charge for four parish Benefice – Higham, Holton St Mary,  Raydon and Stratford St Mary A benefice situated in the heart of Constable Country on the Suffolk-Essex border   What we are looking... Read More

Terms and Conditions

Applicants for parochial clergy posts should please note that, unless otherwise stated, posts are offered in accordance with the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Standard Terms of Appointment, a summary of which can be found here.


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Interregnum Prayer

Dear Lord, call to our churches a true Shepherd, a man or woman of God, a minister of Christ, and make us, with him or her, a church joyful in worsh ip and united in witness, working, caring, praising, loving, to the glory of your Name, through Christ Our Lord. Amen.


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