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Through the Church Society Trust, we are responsible for a number of benefices in the Church of England, including the ones here.

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Vacancies and appointments

The Church Society Trust is patron of approximately 130 parishes (click here to view list of parishes). Current vacancies and recent appointments for these are listed below, together with application and registration forms for clergy who are interested in applying for appointments. We also curate a list of other vacancies which may be of interest to Church Society members. To submit an advert for inclusion in this list, as well as circulation to our members and contacts via email and a closed Facebook group, please contact the office. Ideally, please include a link to a website where the information is available.

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Vacancies in Church Society Trust Parishes

Priest-in-Charge, All Saints, High Roding, Diocese of Chelmsford

Priest-in-Charge, Immanuel, Stapenhill, Diocese of Derby

Recent Appointments in Church Society Trust Parishes

Paul Taylor, St Matthew, Worthing, Diocese of Chichester

David Collier, Priest-in-Charge, All Saints w Christchurch, Burton-on-Trent, Diocese of Lichfield

James Fletcher, Vicar, St Mary, Summerstown, Diocese of Southwark


Application forms

Clergy wishing to apply to Church Society Trust for possible appointments are asked to complete two forms.

Evangelical Patronage Consultative Council registration – this form provides general information and is used in common with the other members of the EPCC. The list is administered by CPAS. If you have already completed the EPCC form, it will be sent to the Directors of Church Society Trust and you do not need to complete it again. If you send us the EPCC form we will forward it to CPAS unless you request otherwise.

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Church Society Trust form – this form contains further information which will be of help in fulfilling the Trust’s duty to recommend to parish representatives people who fit their parish profile.

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See also our Resources for Clergy Appointments page.

Other vacancies

Associate Minister, St Peter’s, Colchester, Diocese of Chelmsford

Children’s and Families Worker, All Saints’ Trull

Children’s and Youth Worker, St James with St Paul, West Bromwich

Assistant Minister, St John’s, Tunbridge Wells, Diocese of Rochester

Women’s worker/Associate Minister for Women, St John’s Downshire Hill, Hampstead


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