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Priest in Charge and Team Vicar in Barrow Benefice

  Barrow Benefice, and the Lark Valley & North Bury Team, Thingoe Deanery, West Suffolk.   This imaginative post provides an interesting and exciting opportunity working in two benefices in close proximity to the cathedral market-town... Read More

Closing Date: Monday 6 May 2019

Diocesan Safeguarding Trainer and Training Co-ordinator

Purpose To support the mission and ministry of the Church of England in Suffolk by co-ordinating and delivering programmes of safeguarding training relevant to, and required by, those working with children and vulnerable groups, and to... Read More

Closing Date: Friday 3 May

Diocesan Schools’ Adviser

Diocesan Schools Adviser £45, 015 Full-time (although part-time and term-time only applicants are also welcome) Permanent Our mission is to support 87 Church of England schools throughout Suffolk. We are looking for an experienced primary teacher to join... Read More

Closing Date: Tuesday 7th May 2019

Diocesan Safeguarding Manager

The Church of England in Suffolk seek to appoint a Safeguarding Manager to lead and manage the safeguarding function of the diocesan organisation; and support the safeguarding staff team. The Safeguarding Manager supports and advises the... Read More

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 1 May 2019

House For Duty Priest The Benefice of The Saints

House For Duty Priest The Benefice of The Saints   Our benefice of eleven parishes in beautiful, rural, north east Suffolk seeks a further House For Duty Priest who will work co-operatively in leading our church... Read More

The Stourhead Benefice

South West Suffolkis looking for a new Rector to lead the Beneficeat a time of major expansion: New housing developments will more than triple the population and enable new forms of ministry. Beautiful countryside along the... Read More

Closing Date: 14 June

Rector of The Two Rivers Benefice

Rector of The Two Rivers Benefice   A Benefice of five rural parishes in an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” close to Ipswich.  An area with potential for growth, where the parishes have a common sense of... Read More

Closing Date: 10 May

Terms and Conditions

Applicants for parochial clergy posts should please note that, unless otherwise stated, posts are offered in accordance with the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Standard Terms of Appointment, a summary of which can be found here.


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Interregnum Prayer

Dear Lord, call to our churches a true Shepherd, a man or woman of God, a minister of Christ, and make us, with him or her, a church joyful in worsh ip and united in witness, working, caring, praising, loving, to the glory of your Name, through Christ Our Lord. Amen.


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