Team Rector of Sherborne with Castleton, Lillington and Longburton Benefice

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Sherborne, Dorset
Clergy

A wonderful opportunity for an experienced priest to immerse themselves into the church, community and civic life of this thriving, historic market town and its neighbouring villages, and to lead the team into its next stage of mission and ministry.

This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced priest to immerse themselves into the church, community and civic life of this thriving, historic market town and its neighbouring villages, and to lead the team into its next stage of mission and ministry.

This is a significant role. Our new incumbent will oversee the ministry at Sherborne Abbey and work with supportive clergy and laity to serve a variety of settings and communities across the team.

We are looking for someone who is:

a prayerful visionary leader able to develop the resources we have with energy and drive

a servant leader, collaborative and enabling, committed to team ministry and the mission call to share faith with others

able to relate to people of all ages and social backgrounds, in various church, school and community settings

a clear communicator, teacher of the faith and enabler of discipleship

confident with a variety of worshipping styles including the choral tradition, civic ceremonies and informal worship

We can offer a warm welcome, a well-appointed vicarage in the Abbey Close, and ready-made links into the local community. To discover more of our vision for the future please take a look at our parish profile.

For full details of this vacancy including the parish profile, please visit www.salisbury.anglican.org/whos-who/job-vacancies/clergy

Closing date: 24th February 2021

Provisional visit and interview: 15th March 2021

An enhanced DBS is required.