House for Duty Rector – Appleton with Besselsleigh


An active busy Church at the heart of an attractive rural village with a strong sense of community. Only five miles from Oxford and Abingdon.

We seek an experienced priest, grounded in the Anglican tradition, and open minded about a broad and inclusive approach to worship who:

● has a strong Christian character and wants to help us grow our Church spiritually through sharing the Christian gospel
● is an experienced, enthusiastic and confident leader able to listen and communicate with all
● is keen to encourage the development of family, children and young people’s worship while maintaining existing traditions
● wants to work with us to put Church at the heart of our community

We offer:
● a strong supportive PCC organized into active subgroups
● a warm, friendly church family and village community
● a great opportunity for someone who understands village life and loves people


For further information please contact the Bishop of Dorchester at or 01865 208218.
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Closing date: 1st June 2020
Interviews: 22nd June 2020
DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required