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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

Our current vacancies and appointments are listed below, together with application and registration forms for clergy who are interested in applying for appointments. Church Society Trust is patron of approximately 120 parishes (click here to view list of parishes).


FINANCE ASSISTANT (Part-time). Closing date 1st October 2017. Click here for further details.

Church Society Trust Parishes

Vicar, Holy Trinity, Wallington, Diocese of Southwark. Closing date: Monday 17th July 2017. Click here for parish profile. To express interest and receive an application form and for any questions about this vacancy, please contact our patronage secretary, Jonathan Porter Goff. To avoid spam, please reconstruct the contact email for Jonathan: patronage (at)

Vicar, Branston and Burton All Saints with Christchurch, Diocese of Lichfield. Closing date: 19th July. Visit and interviews: 21-22 September. See the Simeons Trustees website for contact details and parish profile.

Vicar, Beeby (South Croxton Group), Diocese of Leicester

Team Vicar, Nadder Valley (Compton Chamberlayne), Diocese of Salisbury

House for Duty, Chipping Norton (Kingham), Diocese of Oxford

Vicar, Worthing St Matthew, Diocese of Chichester


Penny Sayer, Associate Priest (House for Duty) St Michael, Woodham Walter, Diocese of Chelmsford

Steven Haskett, Vicar, Blackpool, St John, Diocese of Blackburn

Philip Miller, Priest-in-Charge, Hundred River & Wainford (Ringsfield), Diocese of St Edmundsbury & Ipswich

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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