Rector (House for Duty Priest) - Benefice of Wootton with Glympton and Kiddington

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Wootton, Nr Woodstock
Office Holder
House for Duty

We are a single parish of three beautiful churches in rural Oxfordshire with a culture of generosity and welcome.

We are seeking a Rector (House for Duty) as incumbent to live, work and engage in our rural community who will continue God’s work in the parish:

  • faithfully and prayerfully sharing our Christian faith and its relevance for all;
  • promoting the Church as warm and inclusive, fostering growth through ministry and pastoral work;
  • supporting us (with enthusiasm and creativity) in our outreach of hospitality, music, inter faith dialogue and ecumenical relationships;
  • sharing our mission to ensure the continuity of all our Churches, at the heart of our community, and to grow our number, engaging with all ages, backgrounds and faiths.

We will provide:

  • A manageable role in a compact benefice, in the Oxfordshire countryside;
  • A lovely, modern four bedroom house, well located in the parish and within easy reach of Oxford and London;
  • an active and supportive laity who will support your ministry and outreach.

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

Further information about the Diocese is available at

Closing date: 5th March 2023
Interviews: 27th March 2023

DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.

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