We have a deep desire for strong, faithful, spiritual and pastoral leadership after a long interregnum.
We can’t wait to welcome our new priest into the villages and wider communities; this is a wonderful place!
These two parishes, separated by a distance of about 15 miles, have been part of two multi-parish benefices. Both are petitioning parishes, under the care of the Bishop of Richborough. After consultation and exploring various ways forward, we have come to the view that they will flourish best by being removed from their current benefices, and joined as two parishes under the care of a House-for-Duty priest-in-charge. The formal process to make these changes will take some time to work through, but there is willingness, from all involved, to proceed to an appointment on this basis.
The profiles, prepared by the PCCs, give a good flavour and account of these communities and the life of the churches.
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