Thank you for your interest in the post of House for Duty Priest in Charge for this group of rural parishes. We are seeking to appoint a House for Duty Priest-in-Charge for this group of rural parishes. The benefice of Topcliffe, Baldersby with Dishforth, Dalton and Skipton on Swale is situated between Thirsk and Ripon. It is on the western boundary of this part of the Diocese of York, and adjoins the Diocese of Leeds.
Presentation to the Benefice of Topcliffe, Baldersby with Dishforth, Dalton and Skipton on Swale is currently suspended to enable a deanery review of church life and ministry. The deanery is coterminous with the Methodist Circuit and there is a particluarly strong ecumenical relationship.
Because the provision of housing constitutes remuneration in kind, this appointment is made under Common Tenure. It is subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure and episcopal reference, and eligibility to work in the UK.
You will find more information in the attached benefice profile and role description, though should you require more details please contact:
We are seeking someone who:
The Diocese of York takes in much of North and East Yorkshire, including the cities of York, Hull and Middlesbrough, and two National Parks. Extending from the River Tees to the River Humber, and from around the A1 road to the incomparable Yorkshire coast, the area is home to around 1.4 million people.
Welcome to the Diocese of York in the Church of England;
· a family of 579 churches and 125 schools in 442 parishes
· committed to the praise of God through Jesus Christ and service to others
· led and guided in their faith and work by the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell.
The appointment of a new Archbishop of York has encouraged the reshaping of the Diocesan vision and examination of our priorities. We are determined to become a simpler, bolder, humbler and more diverse church of missionary disciples which is Christ-centred and Jesus shaped, ensuring in partnership with other churches that there is a Christian witness in every community. We wish to be a people who are ‘Living Christ’s Story.’
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