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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

  • 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


    Type: Other By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    ** RSCM affiliated S.A.T.B. robed choir
    ** RSCM rates

    Please contact Fr. Mike Sheffield for further information. Applicant can also email parishpriest@stgeorgesnews.org

  • Organist/Choir master: St Mary the Virgin, East Preston

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Organist/Choir master required for the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, East Preston, nr Littlehampton, West Sussex.

    Sadly our present organist has moved away upon his marriage and wishes to leave us as the travelling will be too much.

    We have one service at 10.00am on a Sunday with a very enthusiastic choir plus one choir practice a week. There are also sung services on some of the bigger festivals and also in the run up to Christmas we have Sunday afternoon services.

    We also have a deputy organist who is happy to play on the odd occasion. Fees are as per the RSCM for a small church plus fees for the occasional services like weddings and funerals.

    Please contact Fr John Lyon on 01903 783318 or e-mail revdjohnlyon@tiscali.co.uk

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