Vicar

Diocese of Guildford

Bramley and Grafham is a united benefice near Guildford.  Most churches advertise for the Archangel Gabriel.  We are looking for someone with more human characteristics who will welcome the opportunity to work with our two churches, here in the beautiful Surrey Hills, and who will:

  • be pastorally aware and a good communicator with a sense of humour, friendly, open and welcoming
  • fully embrace the wider community and explore new ways to reach the unchurched
  • invest in a growing ministry to young and old alike
  • be comfortable with a variety of worship styles
  • encourage and support our musical traditions
  • relish the challenge of engaging our diverse population

We can offer:

  • a full-time stipendiary post
  • a lovely spacious vicarage in Bramley
  • a wide range of local schools
  • an exciting challenge to develop the ministry of our churches

This is a rewarding post that will engage and enthuse the right candidate.

Please see the Parish Profile below for full details.  If you would like to have an informal conversation please contact the Archdeacon of Surrey at catharine.mabuza@cofeguildford.org.uk

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 clergy.appointments@cofeguildford.org.uk by 4th June 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.

Closing date: 4th June, 2024 at 13:30

Informal visit date: 3rd July, 2024

Formal interview date: 4th July, 2024

 

To apply for this job email your details to clergy.appointments@cofeguildford.org.uk.