Interim Priest in Charge

  • Clergy
  • Send

Diocese of Guildford

St Mary’s Send is an historic 12th century church in a rural setting.  It has faithfully served the Send village community for over 800 years, and we offer a friendly and enthusiastic welcome to all.  We are keen to reach out to potential new members whilst nurturing our existing church family.

We are prayerfully looking for a leader who:

  • Demonstrates how their faith is rooted in Eucharistic worship
  • Is compassionate and able to nurture individuals’ gifts and spiritual growth
  • Can help us offer both traditional and innovative worship
  • Will have the vision and passion to attract young families and enhance the close relationship with our lovely primary school
  • Embraces diversity and inclusion

Above all, our new priest in charge will be a good communicator with a touch of humour whilst being approachable, dynamic and adaptable.

We offer:

  • An enthusiastic Ministry Team
  • A PCC committed to the Diocesan Clergy Wellbeing Covenant
  • A welcoming and friendly congregation ready to embrace change

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 15th May 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:

Closing date: 15th May, 2024 at 13:30

Informal visit date: 12th June, 2024

Formal interview date: 13th June, 2024

To apply for this job email your details to