RECTOR of SOMERLEYTON (ST MARY), ASHBY, FRITTON, HERRINGFLEET, BLUNDESTON AND LOUND

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Somerleyton
Office Holder

The Society for the Maintenance of the Faith, Lord Somerleyton, and the Bishop of Thetford

seek to appoint a

RECTOR

for the Benefice of

SOMERLEYTON (ST MARY), ASHBY, FRITTON, HERRINGFLEET, BLUNDESTON AND LOUND.

The Parish of St John the Baptist Lound is under the oversight of the Bishop of Richborough. The other five PCCs would welcome the ministry of a male or female priest.

We are looking for a priest who:

  • Can develop our understanding of God and his word;
  • Will continue to build up the togetherness of our Group;
  • Has a real love of people and understands, and is comfortable with country life;
  • Can accommodate positively our wide variety of church traditions;
  • Will help us, guide us and lead us to bring new and younger people into the churches with a monthly family service;
  • Prays for and with us and enriches our worship and its relevance in our lives;
  • Encourages outreach in our parishes with the Christian gospel;
  • Understands the advantages of good administration, communication, and being visible around the benefice.

We can offer you:

  • A warm, welcoming, group of churches in beautiful countryside.
  • The opportunity to work with six parishes of varying church traditions.
  • Committed, willing, supportive and hard-working congregations.
  • Our prayerful support.
  • A four-bedroomed bungalow Rectory in Somerleyton, opposite the Village School, set in part of the Somerleyton estate.
  • Expenses are paid in full each month.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th August 2022