Rector of the Yare Valley Churches benefice

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Office Holder

We are a parish of three churches in two villages close to the city of Norwich and on the edge of the Norfolk Broads. Broadly evangelical in outlook we worship in a variety of mutually supportive congregations across the parish. We see building relationships within our communities as a basis for service and for mission. A commitment to collaborative ways of working and an ability to lead the team, prayerfully, pastorally and prophetically, are key requirements for the next incumbent.

  • A good shepherd to all God’s people in our communities.
  • Someone who can share their faith with both Christians and non-Christians.
  • A faith filled, inspirational, prayerful, and compassionate disciple of Christ.
  • Someone who is excited by the opportunities and challenges of leading the Yare Valley Churches.
  • An appetite to lead different styles of worship.
  • A willingness to journey and develop alongside the congregations.
  • Be community minded and willing to develop relationships throughout the community.
  • A commitment to lead the team in collaborative ways.
  • Someone who is approachable and a good listener.
  • Someone who can communicate well with all ages.
  • Someone who can delegate and share responsibilities.
  • A willingness to embrace technology.
  • Digital and Social Media competency.