Team Vicar for Woodcote - Langtree Team Ministry

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The Bishop of Dorchester, with the Team Rector, seeks to appoint a faithful, prayerful, fulltime priest to serve in the Langtree Team ministry, with responsibility for the parish of St Leonard’s, Woodcote. You will find:

  • A growing church, eager for your ideas
  • a good four bedroomed house, close to the church, local amenities, and schools
  • a fine location at the southern end of the Chiltern Hills AONB
  • easy access to Reading, London and Oxford
  • prayerful, wise and good-humoured colleagues across the Team
  • administrative support
  • and a forward-looking PCC and Team Council

Here are some of the qualities we are looking for in our new colleague:

  • A capable parish priest, grounded and servant hearted
  • Spiritually discerning
  • Approachable and organised
  • An accessible and intelligent preacher
  • An enthusiasm for community engagement
  • A proven ability to work collaboratively
  • Computer literate and comfortable with social media
  • Ready for a journey, both personal and ecclesial

Informal pre-application visits to the parish and the wider Team are warmly welcomed. For further details please contact the Team Rector:

The Revd Canon Kevin Davies,

Tel: 01491 680252. Email:

A full profile is below and available at

You can get a feel for our friendly rural Team at and the flavour of Woodcote parish life at

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 15th February 2023.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15th March 2023.

DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.

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