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  • Curate in Charge: Isfield

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When: 31 December 2015

    Uckfield Deanery

    House for Duty Curate in Charge

    St Margaret of Antioch
    within the plurality of Uckfield, Isfield and Horsted Parva

    Brave enough for a rural challenge? Lover of BCP? Steam enthusiast? Seeking the riches of village life?

    What more could you want?!

    A charming Sussex village, despite its quasi-ribbon development – 3 miles long and 50yds wide, with an exquisite 14th C church set out in the fields, an inviting pub named ‘The Laughing Fish’ and the Lavender Line steam railway, friendly natives and keen and supportive church community – all these attractions are on offer to the right priest, who will relish Gospel preaching and pastoral ministry, will have a heart for mission and a willingness to be drawn into the fullness of community life.

    This could be the post for YOU!

    Full details are available from:
    The Archdeacon of Hastings
    The Ven. Philip Jones at The Archdeaconry, High Street,
    Maresfield East Sussex TN22 2EH 01825 763326

    NB: Completed and signed applications should be sent to:
    The Bishop of Chichester
    The Palace,
    PO19 1PY

    Enhanced DBS is required

  • Organist wanted

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Organist required for St Mary the Virgin, Barnham, West Sussex.

    Our organist is leaving to take up the organ scholarship at Chelmsford Cathedral.

    Barnham is an active, friendly village church which values its music, and supports the choir enthusiastically. Fees are commensurate with RSCM rates, plus weddings and funerals. Organist to play for 11:15 Sunday service, and occasional Evensongs and feast days. Worship is in the modern Anglo-Catholic tradition.

    Small robed choir of children and adults, RSCM affiliated, using Voice for Life; 2-manual Melodia pipe organ.

    Further details from Miss Rosie Vinter, C/O The Parish Office, 35 Barnham Road, Barnham, West Sussex, PO22 0EQ or email: parishofabe@btinternet.com

  • Director of Music wanted

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Our seaside parish between Bognor Regis and Chichester is looking for a Director of Music to play our new Makin digital organ at the 10.30am Parish Eucharist and occasional special services and lead weekly choir practices.

    St Richard's has a modern Catholic tradition (Common Worship/New English Hymnal) and a strong musical history, with an RSCM-affiliated choir of children and adults.

    For further details please contact:
    Fr Lawson Nagel
    Aldwick Vicarage,
    25 Gossamer Lane,
    Bognor Regis
    PO21 3AT

    Tel: 01243 262049


    Parish website: http://www.aldwick.org.uk/

  • Intern

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When: 7 June 2015

    Chanctonbury Churches Intern: from September 2015 (full time)

    We are looking for an intern for a period of between 6 and 12 months, to work closely with our Senior Youth Worker, as well as having the opportunity to experience and contribute to other areas of our church life. 

    Ideally you will be a school leaver or postgraduate female, to enable a female role model to complement the leadership of our Youth ministry. Two thirds of your time will be involved in the Youth ministry, and one third on other church activities with opportunities to explore and develop your Spiritual gifts. 

    This should be a great opportunity for someone to gain valuable experience of church ministry, particularly among young people. In addition to learning “on the job”, we will provide a full programme of mentoring and specific training to the intern during their time with us. 

    This is a volunteer role, and so does not come with a salary. However, we will pay travel and subsistence expenses, as well as a £50 per week allowance. Ideally we would like the intern to live within the Ashington area, for which we will provide accommodation and most meals. Alternatively we will cover travel expenses to and from your home.

  • Organist/musician wanted

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    St Mary’s Church, Balcombe, West Sussex

    Our Parish Church is an integral part of our rural village community and is seeking to appoint a versatile organist/musician to take overall responsibility for the music in the church. Duties include: working with and developing our small robed SATB choir (RSCM affiliated)

    • supporting weekly 10am Parish Eucharist with a more informal Family Service once a month
    • evensong or equivalent once per month (except January-March)
    • extra services for major festivals, weddings and funerals when the choir is augmented by a team of helpers
    • a weekly choir practice on a Friday evening
    • looking to develop our repertoire of music (modern and traditional) whilst engaging the whole congregation
    • organ and piano both available in the church.

    Expressions of interest accompanied by a CV to: Rev Desmond Burton, Priest-in-Charge The Rectory, Haywards Heath Road, Balcombe RH17 6PA or email: desmondandpennie@gmail.com

    Telephone: 01444 811249

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