Associate Priest 0.5

Diocese of Gloucester

The Bishop of Gloucester is seeking to appoint an Associate Priest to serve principally in the parishes of Amberley, Avening and Cherington with opportunities to use your gifts and experience in the wider benefice.

In working to discern and live out God’s vision for these three village communities as they grow ever close together, you will be supported by an excellent team and will in turn be committed to collaborative working.  You will have a pastoral heart and will be committed to mission and growth.

This is an exciting opportunity to come to a beautiful part of the country and exercise ministry in a lively and growing community of churches.

For an informal discussion about the role contact the Rector, the Revd Canon Howard Gilbert on 01453 882289 or the Archdeacon of Gloucester, the Ven Hilary Dawson, on 01452 835555.

Closing date for applications:

Monday 4 March 2024 at 9.00am

Interviews: Monday 18 March 2024      

Completed applications should be sent to Sue Strawbridge, PA to The Archdeacon of Gloucester, at

Archdeacon’s letter Amberley Avening and Cherington February 2024

Profile – Amberley, Avening & Cherington

Roles and Responsibilities – Associate Priest 0.5 Amberley, Avening & Cherington

Culture of and Values for Ministry

Application for post of 0.5 Associate Priest – Amberley, Avening & Cherington

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