Team Minister (House for Duty) - Chipping Norton Benefice

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Little Compton, Chipping Norton
Office Holder

Would you like to join our large and dynamic staff team?

Are you energised by pastoral ministry and Small Groups?

If so, we’re a growing church with a big heart and we’re now seeking a clergy colleague to oversee and develop those aspects of our church life. Your main focus would be on St Mary’s Chipping Norton, but the Benefice consists of eight churches around our beautiful market town within the Cotswolds AONB (

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Look creatively at our approach to pastoral care for our church family and help us to strengthen how, together, we live in God’s love;
  • Support and nurture our existing mid-week Small Groups, guiding them into continued growth;
  • Envision, equip and expand our team of pastoral visitors;
  • Share with the existing clergy team in leading and preaching around the Benefice.

What we can offer:

  • The excitement and joy of a lively church family, which is both biblically-led and strengthened by the Holy Spirit as we live out God’s love (, engaging deeply with the needs of our community (;
  • The encouragement and fun of being part of a committed, active and mutually-supportive staff team;
  • A well-appointed vicarage with four bedrooms and good local Primary and Secondary schools nearby.

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

Further information about the Diocese is available at

Closing date: 30 April 2023
Interviews: 31 May 2023

DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required

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