Diocese of Guildford

Badshot Lea & Hale is an inclusive parish in north Farnham with three churches and congregations who enjoy their differences and celebrate their unity.  We are looking for a Rector who is kind, easy-going, approachable and fun, who will encourage us on our continuing journey with God.

We want to be a parish that:

  • has a deeper connection with God, our community and one another
  • welcomes all ages and local schools into our churches
  • develops our existing culture of vocation
  • uses our buildings for the benefit of the whole parish

We are praying for a Rector who is:

  • a collaborative leader, capable of delegation
  • able to help us grow younger and increase congregation numbers
  • sensitive to different styles of worship
  • dedicated to inclusion

We offer:

  • welcoming congregations
  • administrative support and a spacious house
  • a thriving town with a lively arts scene

Please see the Parish Profile below for full details.

And should you wish to apply, please click on the links below to complete both parts of the application form and a confidential declaration form, and return these to our Clergy Appointments Officer at by 7th August 2024.  We would also be grateful if you could complete the on-line diversity monitoring form please.  Thank you.

Application Form Part 1
Application Form Part 2
Confidential Declaration form
Diversity Monitoring Form

We believe that diversity is a strength.  We actively welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and identities, particular those who identify as female, younger, of a UK Minority Ethnic/Global Majority Heritage, or disabled, as it’s essential that we reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Supporting documents: Badshot Lea & Hale Parish Profile_final.pdf

Closing date: 7th August, 2024 at 13:30

Informal visit date: 9th September, 2024

Formal interview date: 10th September, 2024

To apply for this job email your details to