Rector of the Beacon Parishes: South Devon


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Rector of the Beacon Parishes: South Devon

Closing date for applications: 26th February 2018

Interview date: 21st & 22nd March 2018


The attractive rural parishes of Ipplepen with Torbryan, Denbury, Broadhempston and Woodland, close to the market towns of Newton Abbot and Totnes and linked by a network of Devon lanes, are home to flourishing communities. Varying from central to Catholic in our church traditions, we pray for a Rector who is:

  • A confident communicator with a sense of humour
  • Keen to recognise and encourage the gifts of lay people
  • Able to relate to people of all ages
  • Visible and strong in pastoral care, supportive and enabling

We offer:

  • Strong foundations for developing and deepening our faith
  • Diversity of traditions, in which we rejoice
  • Motivated, supportive, encouraging and caring lay teams
  • A robust, functioning Mission Action Plan
  • A pleasant Rectory in the easily accessible village of Ipplepen

This is a Crown appointment. For a conversation about the post, please contact the Ven. Douglas Dettmer, Archdeacon of Totnes on (01626) 832064 or by email.

See profile and an application form attached.

The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.