Rector for the Benefice of Harwell with Chilton

Posted 4 months agoExpires in 13 days
The Rectory, Harwell, Nr Didcot.
Office Holder

The Church Pastoral Aid Society and Oxford Diocesan Board of Patronage wish to appoint a Rector for the Benefice of Harwell with Chilton

Harwell and Chilton offer an exciting and challenging calling to grow God's Church in an expanding community, build on an active family, children and youth mission and nurture, disciple and care for God’s people.

We are looking for an evangelical Rector who is:

  • passionate about building and growing God's church
  • enthusiastic about building relationships across communities
  • a collaborative leader and open communicator
  • an inspiring worship leader able to conduct services in a variety of styles
  • able to nurture pastoral care in our church and wider community

We offer:

  • an attractive working environment in semi-rural villages neighbouring the expanding town of Didcot
  • a supportive team of lay leaders, non-stipendiary colleagues, administrative support and paid Children and Family workers
  • supportive Laity
  • a spacious four-bedroom Rectory in Harwell village

For an informal discussion, please contact the Revd Canon David Tyler, Acting Archdeacon of Dorchester on 07961 726403 or email him at

Further information about the Diocese is available at

Closing date: Sunday 12th February 2023
Interviews: Wednesday 8th March 2023

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