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  • Organist required

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Organist required
    St Peter’s ad Vincula, Folkington, Nr Polegate, Sussex, BN26 5SD


    St Peter’s Church is looking for a new organist to accompany us in our worship for two Sundays a month. We are a small rural community set in stunning countryside in the heart of the South Downs National Park. We have a very friendly and committed congregation and we use the Book of Common Prayer. Our ideal candidate will be flexible - we sometimes hold special services for children and to celebrate festivals like Rogation Sunday – and supportive of our Christian mission. For more information – including remuneration and service times, Please contact Sabrina Harcourt-Smith on our Church Warden Team,  01323 482036 


  • Team Vicar of St Leonard's & Pioneer in New Housing Developments

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When: 30 April 2014

    A pioneering priest, male or female, who has a
    heart for a varied ministry in two different areas of Horsham

  • Diocesan Director of Ordinands

    Type: Diocesan Administration By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    The Bishop of Chichester seeks to appoint a full time Diocesan Director of Ordinands to serve in this very varied diocese and to lead a team of Honorary Assistant Directors of Ordinands

    He wishes to appoint a female or male priest with skills in interviewing and discernment. The post holder should also be a competent manager, a clear communicator and an efficient administrator with an instinct for collaboration.

    Further details and an application form are available from:
    sue.baker@chichester.anglican.org
    The Bishop of Chichester’s Office,
    The Palace,
    Chichester PO19 1PY
    to whom completed application forms should be returned by noon on Friday, 25 April 2014

    Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed on Friday, 16 May 2014 in Chichester

    An enhanced level DBS check will be required for this post

  • Schools Department Roles

    Type: Diocesan Administration By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Advance Notice

    • Schools Admissions and Capital Officer
    • Schools Governance Development Officer

    These posts will shortly be advertised and details will be posted here.

    Posts will be open to full or part time applicants or secondments.

  • Associate Vicar - Worth Parish

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When: 9 May 2014

    Associate Vicar in Worth Parish

    Worth is a large parish (25,000 population) including the eastern side of Crawley and some glorious countryside. We have two churches with a varied congregation and ministry team. We are looking for a full-time stipendiary priest (female or male) who is:

    • prayerful, mission orientated and with a pastoral heart
    • willing to lead and develop worship in a range of contexts
    • able to communicate the gospel to young people and families
    • keen to develop and encourage lay ministry
    • enthusiastic about extending the church's presence in the community and establishing it in a new housing development
    • looking to express their leadership skills through collaborative working in an incumbent-status post

    We can offer a well-appointed Vicarage in a vibrant, multi-cultural New Town with great facilities and excellent transport links - easy access to London, Brighton and Gatwick Airport.

    For the parish profile and application form see www.worthparish.org.uk or contact the Rector, Canon Anthony Ball at rector@worthparish.org.uk.

    Closing date for applications: 9 May 2014
    Interviews and parish visit: 4 June 2014
    Subject to enhanced DBS disclosure

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