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  • Priest-in-Charge for The Church of the Ascension, Haywards Heath

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Open Evangelical Tradition. 

    The Bishop of Chichester seeks to appoint a Priest-in-Charge to this parish. 

    We offer: 

    • Supportive and welcoming congregation 
    • Enthusiastic, hardworking leadership team. 
    • A passion to continue to develop our spiritual growth across all age groups. 
    • Community Centre attached to the church giving a direct link to the community 
    • A lovely modern 4 bedroomed rectory

    We are praying for a Priest who: 

    • Is an excellent preacher and teacher. 
    • Has the ability to encourage people in their spiritual lives and develop and enable lay leadership. 
    • Can oversee worship that is traditional, informal and innovative. 
    • Has an inclusive approach to the pastoral needs of all age groups within the church family. 
    • Has a heart for outreach and mission in our growing community.

    Application Form and Parish Profile available from:
    The Ven Fiona Windsor, The Archdeacon of Horsham ,
    20 Langley Lane, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0NA 

    Email: archhorsham@chichester.anglican.org

  • The Downland Benefice – Pyecombe, Newtimber, Poynings, Edburton

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    The Bishop of Chichester seeks to appoint an Incumbent, House for Duty in a rural benefice in West Sussex with four parish churches serving five villages set at the foot of the South Downs. Tradition: Eucharistic, low church.

    We offer: 

    • Four supportive and welcoming congregations 
    • Lay members willing and keen to promote mission and outreach and assist with administration 
    • An attractive rectory in a lovely Downland setting and stunning views 
    • Assistance from a Reader 
    • A supportive and active Chapter 
    • Good local schools 
    • Transport links to Brighton, London & Gatwick Airport 

    We are praying for an Incumbent who is: 

    • A good communicator, approachable, inspirational and encouraging to others 
    • Willing to have a high profile in the villages by maximising pastoral care 
    • Keen to relate to and encourage people of all ages to become part of the churches 
    • Willing to be flexible about days to officiate at occasional offices as the need arises

    Application Form and Parish Profile available from:
    The Ven Fiona Windsor The Archdeacon of Horsham
    20 Langley Lane, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0NA 

    Email: archhorsham@chichester.anglican.org

  • Priest in Charge for the parishes of St Michael’s Amberley-with North Stoke, St Peter’s Parham, Wigg

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    The Wildbrooks Benefice comprising the parishes of St Michael’s Amberley-with North Stoke, St Peter’s Parham, Wiggonholt and Greatham 

    The Bishop of Chichester seeks to appoint a Priest in Charge, House for Duty in a rural benefice in West Sussex set at the foot of the South Downs

    We offer: 

    • Four committed congregations with a joint working agreement for the smooth running of the Benefice 
    • Supportive communities 
    • Four stunning church buildings in good order 
    • A church primary school which has excellent links with the churches 
    • Excellent community shop and pubs 
    • An attractive, modern vicarage, 4 bedrooms set in Amberley, very close to school and shop 
    • A supportive and caring chapter, holiday cover and mutual support with the Storrington ministry team 

    We are praying for a vicar who is: 

    • A good communicator, approachable, inspirational and encouraging to others 
    • Respectful of tradition whilst being open to new ideas 
    • Willing to have a high profile in the villages by maximising pastoral care 
    • Keen to relate to and encourage more people of all ages to become part of the church 
    • Willing to be flexible about days to officiate at occasional offices as the need arises

    Application Form and Parish Profile available from:
    The Ven Fiona Windsor
    The Archdeacon of Horsham
    20 Langley Lane, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0NA 

    Email: archhorsham@chichester.anglican.org

  • Priest-in-Charge for the Parish of St Giles, Horsted Keynes

    Type: Clergy By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    The Bishop of Chichester wishes to appoint a half-time Priest-in-Charge, St Giles, Horsted Keynes 

    We offer:

    • Welcoming and friendly congregations 
    • Glorious rural location on the edge of the Ashdown Forest 
    • A non-stipendiary Deacon 
    • Eucharistic tradition of worship with a variety of services 
    • A large, 4-bedroom, modern and well-maintained rectory with stunning views 
    • Excellent school and transport links by road and rail (Haywards Heath, East Grinstead and Gatwick) 

    We are praying for a Priest who: 

    • Will balance sensitively the needs of various worship backgrounds while developing and expanding ministry within the parish 
    • Will be an encouraging and prayerful presence within a caring and vibrant village community 
    • Has excellent communication skills and will connect with people of all ages 
    • Will continue to enhance and nurture the good relationship between parish and school 

    Application Form and Parish Profiles available from:
    The Ven Fiona Windsor, The Archdeacon of Horsham,
    20 Langley Lane, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0NA
    Email: archhorsham@chichester.anglican.org

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