Assistant Priest (House for Duty) to the parishes of Cornhill with Carham and Branxton

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Cornhill, Carham and Branxton
Office Holder

The Bishop of Newcastle wishes to appoint anAssistant Priest (House for Duty) to the parishes of Cornhill with Carham and Branxton.

We are searching for a house for duty priest who can work collaboratively with the priest in charge and who is committed to helping the development of the rural church in exciting ways.

If you are enthusiastic about ministry in the rural context, have the energy to join others in trying out something new and have the skills to enable the participation of a wide range of people in a new way of being church, then we look forward to hearing from you.

The Diocese of Newcastle is the Church of England’s most northerly diocese. This Diocese in the ‘land of the Northern Saints’ was formed in 1882 and comprises 169 parishes across 2,110 square miles. The Diocese covers the local authorities of Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside and also small parts of County Durham and Cumbria. The 12 deaneries within 2 archdeaconries serve a population of about 831,600 people across a variety of communities ranging from sparse rural to large inner-city areas of deprivation.

For an informal conversation contact the Archdeacon of Lindisfarne, Ven Dr Catherine Sourbut Groves, on, telephone 0191 270 4166/07436 220872

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 28th February 2024.