Diocese of Bath & Wells

This church has stood prominently in the heart of this popular market town, for over a thousand years.  With loyal and supportive disciples we work closely with other Christian congregations to serve our community.

We welcome applications from experienced priests who will:

  • Bring pioneering vision, able to work harmoniously with the other priests in our town and Deanery.
  • Share the wider vision, enabling God’s Spirit to work amongst children, families and young people.
  • Inspire our worship, honouring our traditional Anglican liturgy.
  • Be a wise and gentle leader in our mission to spread the faith and grow the church.
  • Enjoy their ministry, engaging with all in our growing community.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of the new Deanery vision, in which the four Anglican churches will be served by three Incumbents who have an appetite for working closely together.
  • A committed lay team: PCC, Reader, part-time administrator and willing disciples.
  • A Grade II* listed building full of prayer; our foundation dates back to St Aldhelm in the 7th Century.
  • An Eco church, an Inclusive church, part of the Major Churches Network.
  • A vicarage offering modern living accommodation, situated in a secluded location within five minutes’ walk of the church and town centre.

Could this be you?

Full details and an application pack, please telephone or email the PA to the Archdeacon of Wells. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required

Notable Dates

Applications to be received by: 1 August 2024 at 12 noon

Visit and interviews: 11 and 12 September 2024

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