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Clergy Vacancies

Vacancies in the Diocese as at 29th April 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
  • Bramley and Grafham: Interviews are planned for 23rd and 24th September
  • 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
  • Camberley, St Paul
    The post was advertised on 10th and 17th April, with a closing date of 14th May. Interviews are planned for 29th and 30th June
    Parish Profile


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 Horsley
    Parish Profile
  • Ockham (House for Duty)
  • Walton-on-the-Hill (House for Duty)
  • East Molesey
  • Walton-on-Thames
  • Rowledge

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

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

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.

Isaiah 62:1ss The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me; he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, To bind up the broken-hearted... Contributed by the Revd Sarah Hutton, Spiritual Growth Facilitator for the diocese

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