We are a welcoming and active benefice, situated halfway between Aylesbury and High Wycombe, nestling in the beautiful Chiltern Hills. Our mission statement, Open to God: Open for Everyone, sums up both who we are and who we want to be in the future. We seek a supportive, encouraging Team Vicar for this dual role, having pastoral responsibility for St Dunstan’s Monks Risborough and St Peter’s Owlswick, and having a wider Team role for 2 days a week.
Main responsibilities for the role:
Our new Team Vicar will:
The appointment of a new Team Vicar will bring to an end a vacancy of over a year, that has been made all the more challenging in 2020 dealing with Covid-19.
We can offer our new Team Vicar:
Wycombe District Local Plan, approved in August 2019, for 2,300 new homes to be built predominantly in the neighbouring parish of Princes Risborough, which will impact on the western edge of Monks Risborough. This development has yet to commence; the final stage is scheduled for completion in 2033.
For an informal discussion please contact either the Associate Archdeacon, Revd Canon Chris Bull (email@example.com) or the Area Dean and Team Rector, Revd David Williams (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Further information about the Diocese is available at https://www.oxford.anglican.org/
A copy of the Parish Profile can be downloaded below.
Closing date: Thursday 14th January 2021
Interviews: Thursday 4th February 2021
DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.