Rector for the Wychert Vale Benefice in the Deanery of Aylesbury

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Wychert Vale

Our benefice of 6 churches is looking for a Rector able to inspire lay and ordained people to help us grow in fellowship in an expanding community, using your life experience to facilitate new collaborations; are you the person to join us as we enter the next stage of our journey?

Wychert Vale Benefice is a network of churches serving a group of vibrant and growing Buckinghamshire villages between Thame and Aylesbury. We are looking for a Rector to help us identify opportunities for growth individually and collectively. The benefice has been running as a united Ministry Area, with the clergy serving across the benefice collaboratively with a strong lay support team.

  • To lead the benefice in supporting people in their faith journeys and lives
  • To help us celebrate a renewed energy in our village communities
  • To enable our church family to increase and flourish with places of worship where people may come to faith in Christ.
  • Provide challenging and thought-provoking teaching, relevant to today’s world.

Will have the following qualities:

  • Be immersed in Scripture with a longing to share it.
  • Possess excellent organisational and time management skills, and good people skills.
  • A willingness to lead us and walk alongside us in the community.
  • Be able to discern and identify opportunities for growth.
  • Experience of encouraging and enabling others.


Closing Date:  5 March 2020

Interview Day:  27 March 2020

Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required


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