Rector (House for Duty) - Ducklington with Hardwick Benefice

Posted 17 days agoExpires in 14 days
Standlake Road, Ducklington
Office Holder
House for Duty

We wish to appoint a House for Duty Rector to the Ducklington with Hardwick benefice. We are an active single parish benefice situated in a semi-rural village, one mile south of Witney on the edge of the Cotswolds. We have good transport links to Oxford, 10 miles to the east.

We seek a House for Duty Rector for two days plus Sundays each week who is:

  • Kind, compassionate, a good listener and a spiritual guide.
  • Comfortable leading both traditional and contemporary styles of worship.
  • Motivated to help the congregation and community deepen their faith.
  • Willing to support and inspire us to attract families through interaction with the school and community, and to maintain our strong links with the village Primary School.
  • Able to focus on growing and developing a single benefice church with the support of a committed team of volunteers and LLMs.
  • Sympathetic to village life and the role of the church within it.

We can offer:

  • A very warm welcome and the hand of friendship.
  • A five-bedroom Rectory within walking distance of the church.
  • A committed and supportive lay team.

For an informal discussion, please contact the Archdeacon of Dorchester on 01865 208245 or email her at archdeacon.dorchester@oxford.anglican.org.

Further information about the Diocese is available at https://www.oxford.anglican.org/

Closing date: 7th February 2022
Interviews: 1st March 2022

DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.

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