Vicar - Parish of St Mary’s Charlbury with All Saints’ Shorthampton

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The parish consists of two churches around Charlbury, a picturesque town within the Cotswolds AONB ( We seek a new Vicar who can help us move forward with the solid foundation that our Parish offers.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Strengthen us in fellowship as well as our knowledge and understanding of the Christian faith;
  • Lead us in growing, both in numbers and in the depth of our worship, prayer, and the living out of our beliefs;
  • Join us in being an integral part of the varied life of the town; and
  • Help us to build on the relationships we have established through various outreach initiatives.

What we can offer:

  • Regular, good-sized congregations, but with significant opportunities for growth;
  • A strong core of active members who are keen to support our new Vicar;
  • A well-appointed vicarage with four bedrooms with a good local Primary School and secondary schools in nearby towns;
  • Excellent administrative help; and
  • Financial soundness.

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

Further information about the Diocese is available at

Closing date: 23 March 2023
Interviews: 26 April 2023

DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.

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