The United Benefice of St Peter’s Henfield with St Giles’ Shermanbury and St Peter’s Woodmancote
“Learning living and sharing God’s Love”
Director Of Music And Organist For St Peter’s Church Henfield
The parish church of St Peter’s is situated in the vibrant West Sussex village of Henfield. We are seeking an enthusiastic and gifted musician who will make a significant contribution to our worshipping life. The musical life of the parish includes a Sung Eucharist 3 Sundays a month, a Non – Eucharistic Family Service on the first Sunday of each month, the usual Festivals, and Choral Evensong, which rotates around the churches of the benefice on the 5th Sunday. There are plans to review Sunday afternoon/evening worship. In addition, there are a good number of weddings and funerals (13 weddings and 22 funerals during 2017) in church.
The PCC is keen for the choral tradition to be re-established at St Peter’s church, with an emphasis on developing a children’s and young people’s choir. The successful candidate will have the skill and commitment required to develop the opportunities that our partnership with St Peter’s Church of England Primary school has that will support the recruitment of a new children’s and adult choir.
Music is an important part of our life together as a church, and the successful candidate will be someone who can embrace a broad range of musical styles. They will be a choir director who can recruit, develop, and encourage singers of all ages. They will develop the musical life of the church and be excited by the opportunities that this post brings. Salary will be based on RSCM guidelines, plus fees. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
For an informal discussion, for further details, or to apply please contact.
The Revd Paul Doick | 01273 492017 | firstname.lastname@example.org