- be our spiritual leader;
- guide and nurture our three parishes of central churchmanship as we seek to grow and develop as a single benefice, whilst respecting our individual and unique identities.
- with proven missional leadership skills;
- who is equally able to engage with children and adults of any age at home, school, workplace and in the community;
- who will inspire and lead us as we work together.
Priest in Charge for Soberton, Newtown & Hambledon
Have you got a heart for rural ministry? Are you the person to grow and develop our new benefice? Join us in the beautiful South Downs National Park where we seek a new spiritual leader to nurture and encourage our three parishes.
The Bishop of Portsmouth seeks a Priest in Charge of the new Benefice of Soberton, Newtown and Hambledon. The Vicarage in Hambledon will be the home of the Priest-in-Charge of our three rural village communities located in the South Downs National Park. Within easy driving distance are the cities of Portsmouth, Winchester, Southampton and Chichester
Please download the attached Parish Profile for full details of the benefice and what the parishes are seeking to achieve together.
The Closing date for applications is February 6th 2019. Interviews will take place on Monday 18th February.
The Priest-in-Charge will:
The Ideal Candidate
The Priest-in-Charge will be someone:
Please download the Role Description above for further details.
St Peter & St Paul
Church Lane, Hambledon, PO7 4RT
School Hill, Soberton, SO32 3PF
Church Road, Newtown, PO17 6LJ