Associate Priest 0.5 stipend - Benefice of Brize Norton with Carterton and Black Bourton

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Brize Norton
Office Holder

A fixed term 1 year appointment

We are a growing, lively, inclusive, family-friendly group of three churches in West Oxfordshire. The Benefice comprises one modern town church and two village churches, situated on the edge of the Cotswolds. Are you an experienced priest excited by opportunities and challenges? Could you commit to serving 15 hours per week including Sundays? Sorry, we cannot provide housing.

We are looking for:

  1. A flexible team player, committed to priestly ministry and pastoral care.
  2. Someone who is comfortable working with people of varied backgrounds and theological perspectives.
  3. Someone with experience delivering suitable, inspirational worship and teaching appropriate to a variety of age groups and congregations.

Could this be you? If it is, we will provide:

  1. A fulfilling ministry tailored to your gifts with the chance to be energised by, for example, working with young people, or by leading our informal Lighthouse service for enquirers and new Christians. We are serving in exciting times!
  2. Great facilities and an excellent working environment including office space.
  3. A supportive group of lay and ordained leaders committed to collaborative ministry and mission.
  4. Encouragement to maintain a sustainable ministry, including days off, holidays, and opportunities for personal and professional learning and development.
  5. All reasonable working expenses will be reimbursed.

If you are interested in this exciting and challenging role, we would love to hear from you. For an informal conversation please contact our Team Rector, Rev Drew Tweedy / 07393 182093.

For the Person Specification and Role Description, please see below.

Further information about the Diocese is available at

Closing Date: Sunday 25th June 2023.

Interviews: Monday 10th July 2023

Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required