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Clergy Vacancies

Vacancies in the Diocese as at 30th June 2015

The following parishes are looking for a new incumbent. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Application forms and parish profiles are available (unless otherwise stated) from the Archdeacons’ PA, Mrs Frances-Anne Cross, at archdeaconspa@cofeguildford.org.uk (01483 790352)

THE FOLLOWING PARISHES AND BENEFICES ARE OR WILL BECOME VACANT AND THE PARISH PROFILES AND STATEMENTS OF NEED WILL BE AVAILABLE IN DUE COURSE (EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST MEANTIME SHOULD BE MADE TO THE ARCHDEACONS' PA):

  • Alfold and Loxwood
    The post will be advertised on 4th and 11th September, with a closing date of 21st September. Interviews are planned for 7th and 8th October
  • Effingham & Little Bookham
  • West Ewell


THE FOLLOWING PARISHES AND BENEFICES ARE OR WILL BECOME VACANT AND THE PARISH PROFILES AND STATEMENTS OF NEED ARE AVAILABLE (EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SHOULD BE MADE TO THE ARCHDEACONS' PA):

  • Wotton and Holmbury St Mary (House for Duty) Surrey Hills Group Ministry
  • Fleet (Associate Minister
  • Bramley and Grafham
    The post was advertised on 19th and 26th June, with a closing date of 16th July. Interviews are planned for 23rd and 24th September
    Parish Profile
  • Grayshott (Associate Minister)
    The post was advertised on 19th and 26th June, with a closing date of 16th July. Interviews are planned for 19th and 20th August
    Job Description
    Parish Information
  • Walton-on-the-Hill (House for Duty)


THE FOLLOWING PARISHES AND BENEFICES ARE OR WILL BECOME VACANT AND ARE CURRENTLY UNDER DISCUSSION ABOUT POSSIBLE PASTORAL REORGANISATION. THE PARISH PROFILES AND STATEMENTS OF NEED WILL BE AVAILABLE IN DUE COURSE:

  • Epsom, St Barnabas
  • East Molesey
  • Walton-on-Thames
  • Rowledge
  • Churt (Associate Minister 0.5)

THE FOLLOWING PARISHES AND BENEFICES ARE STILL VACANT BUT AN APPOINTMENT HAS BEEN MADE:

  • Ashtead
  • Woking Goldsworth Park
  • Guildford All Saints
  • Long Ditton
  • Thames Ditton
  • Ockham


THE FOLLOWING PARISHES ARE STILL VACANT BUT THE DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS HAS PASSED:

  • East Horsley
  • Woking Christ Church (Associate Minister)

The diocese will not shortlist any curate in a title post for any post of responsibility for which the closing date for applications is before 30th June in their third year since ordination. This is to ensure that such curates have done three full years in ministry before being considered for a new post, and to ensure absolute parity for all curates, whichever diocese they come from.

 

House for Duty Priests

'House for Duty' is an arrangement whereby a priest can live in a Parsonage House in exchange for carrying out certain duties in a parish, but without receiving a stipend.

This may suit a minister on a pension (church or otherwise), or a self-supporting minister who receives an income in some other way, which allows time for ministry.

It is vital that anyone exploring this opportunity should be able to assure themselves and the Archdeacon that they have sufficient income to afford to live under these circumstances.

1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are God’s servants, working together; you are God’s field, God’s building. Contributed by the Revd Sarah Hutton, Spiritual Growth Facilitator for the diocese

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