Could you be called to be the next Rector of Eynsford, with Farningham and Lullingstone, to work with us in discerning and following God's call to worship and serve Him?
The Benefice comprises the villages of Eynsford and Farningham, and the ancient manor of Lullingstone. It is in the Diocese of Rochester and the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral are the Patron of all three parishes.
The Rector will be supported by a Ministry Team and willing volunteers. The parishes have lively communities with a very wide range of activities.
We are located within the western tip of the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the heart of the Darent Valley, mid-way between the towns of Dartford and Sevenoaks. There are good road and rail connections.
Our Three Churches offer a diversity of worship styles which are a strength of our Benefice.
We are praying for a Rector to lead us in fulfilling our Vision for Mission and Growth:
We are praying for a Rector of warmth and imagination to advise, guide and lead us on the path ahead; a Minister who:
Further information about the Diocese of Rochester can be found at: https://www.rochester.anglican.org/
Eynsford with Farningham and Lullingstone: http://www.efl-churches.org/
Patron: Rochester Cathedral
Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit their application online via Pathways. Should you have any queries, please contact Maria Campbell, PA to the Archdeacon of Tonbridge: email@example.com.
Closing date for applications: Friday, 3rd July.
Provisional interview date: Wednesday, 29th July (dependent upon current COVID-19 related restrictions being eased sufficiently to allow face-to-face interviews).
Candidates invited for interview will also be invited to contact the parish to arrange an informal visit prior to the interview date.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS, with barred list check.