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Administrator and Prayer Facilitator

Administrator and Prayer Facilitator wanted for our Inspiring Ipswich project. Come and play a key role in our town-wide initiative. Part of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich (Church of England), based in central Ipswich ... Read More

Bishops’ Ministry Officer

The Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich wishes to appoint a Bishops' Ministry Officer to assist the Diocesan Bishop and the Bishop of Dunwich in their ministry of care and nurture for the clergy and... Read More

Priest-in-Charge for the Benefice of Athelington, Denham, Horham, Hoxne, Redlingfield, Syleham and Wingfield

Looking for rural ministry? What about us?  We are: A benefice of 7 small parishes in rural north Suffolk Rooted in our local communities but with shared values Open to a range of worship styles Eager... Read More

TEAM RECTOR for the team ministry of Blyth Valley and PRIEST IN CHARGE for the benefice of Heveningham with Ubbeston, Huntingfield and Cookley

A fantastic opportunity to further develop our two benefices centred on the ancient and thriving market town of Halesworth in beautiful rural NE Suffolk. Lay and ordained ministries are flourishing, and our churches engage creatively... Read More

Half-Time Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Westerfield and Tuddenham St Martin with Witnesham

A delightful, rural benefice of three small and friendly village parishes on the outskirts of Ipswich, the County Town of Suffolk.  We would like to welcome a minister who will: Take us where God is... Read More

PRIEST IN CHARGE for the historic benefice of FRAMLINGHAM with ALL SAINTS, SAXTEAD

Location: Framlingham

Come and you will discover:    •  Inclusive and welcoming congregations    •  A willingness to embrace change in order to grow    •  A strong musical tradition and breadth... Read More

RECTOR of Carlford Benefice and Priest in Charge of Culpho

RECTOR of Carlford Benefice and PRIEST IN CHARGE (pending pastoral reorganisation) of Culpho You will discover: • Committed, friendly congregations who pay parish share • Deep involvement in serving our communities • PCCs who provide and... Read More

Priest in Charge of the Monks Eleigh Benefice

Priest in Charge for five parish Benefice: Monks Eleigh, Chelsworth, Brent Eleigh, Milden & Kettlebaston Location The Benefice, with a population of approx. 1000, is situated in the idyllic rolling West Suffolk countryside close to... Read More

Priest in Charge – Higham, Holton St Mary,   Raydon and Stratford St Mary

Priest in Charge for four parish Benefice – Higham, Holton St Mary,  Raydon and Stratford St Mary A benefice situated in the heart of Constable Country on the Suffolk-Essex border   What we are looking... Read More

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.

Additional Useful Documents

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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