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Future vacancies

Benefices where CPAS will be at least partly responsible for appointing incumbents over the next few months.

CPAS seeks to fill vacant parishes with a succession of incumbents who have a real heart for the gospel and are committed to moving churches from maintenance to mission – an aim which accords both with CPAS' mission statement and with the declared priorities of the Church of England.

The trustees of the three patronage trusts administered by CPAS have responsibility (in some cases this is shared with others) to appoint incumbents to these benefices over the next few months.

If you are particularly interested in any in the list below, please email patronage@cpas.org.uk or call 0300 123 0780 (ext. 4388) and we will be able to tell you where we have reached in the appointment process. We cannot, of course, guarantee that your enquiry will be taken any further by the trustees.

The advertised vacancies page has details to download about posts currently seeking applications.

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List of future vacancies

As well as the main list of forthcoming incumbencies below (arranged alphabetically, by Diocese), we will also be seeking to appoint some clergy as team vicars for individual churches which are part of team ministries under the leadership of a team rector in the following parishes:

This page was last updated on 24 March 2017

There are 35 future vacancies:

  1. Bath & Wells

    Nailsea Holy Trinity [and Trendlewood]

  2. Birmingham

    Barston St Swithin

  3. Canterbury

    Littlebourne w Ickham w Wickhambreaux & Stodmarsh

  4. Chelmsford

    Braintree St Michael

  5. South Hornchurch St John w St Matthew

  6. Rayleigh Team Ministry

  7. Chester

    Goostrey with Swettenham

  8. Chichester

    Worthing Holy Trinity with Christchurch

  9. Worthing St Matthew

  10. Hollington St Leonard, Church in the Wood & St Anne

  11. Derby

    Blagreaves St Andrew

  12. Ely

    Abington Great and Little

  13. Exeter

    Heanton Punchardon Marwood and West Down

  14. Gloucester

    West Cheltenham Team

  15. Lichfield

    Tipton St Martin and Paul

  16. Lincoln

    Legbourne & Wold Marsh

  17. Saltfleetby & Theddlethorpe

  18. Fotherby Group [Covenham, Fotherby, Fulstow, Little Grimsby, Ludborough, North Ormsby, Utterby, Wyham]

  19. Liverpool

    Eccleston Team

  20. London

    Upper Holloway St John the Evangelist

  21. Mildmay Grove St Jude and St Paul

  22. Norwich

    Dickleburgh & the Pulhams

  23. Barningham Matlaske Baconsthorpe Plumstead Hempstead, Little Barningham Edgefield Itteringham Mannington Irmingland Saxthorpe Corpusty and Wickmere

  24. Thetford Team Ministry [St Cuthbert &, Croxton, Kilverstone, St Ethelbert w St Lawrence, Wretham and Illington]

  25. Rochester

    Southborough Team Ministry [St Peter w Christ Church and St Matthew Southborough with St Lawrence Bidborough]

  26. Salisbury

    Oldbury [ Calstone Wellington, Cherhill, Crompton Bassett, Heddington, Yatesbury

  27. Southwark

    Reigate St Mary

  28. Southwell & Nottingham

    Lenton Abbey St Barnabas

  29. Nottingham St Ann w Emmanuel

  30. St Edmundsbury & Ipswich

    Felixstowe St Peter & St Paul w St Andrew & St Nicholas

  31. Alde River Benefice [Sternfield, Benhall, Snape, Great Glemham and Little Glemham, Blaxhall with Stratford Saint Andrew and Farnham]

  32. York

    Clifton St Philip & St James (w St Mark Rawcliffe)

  33. York St Barnabas

  34. Alne [St Stephen Aldwark, St Mary Alne, St Michael Tollerton

  35. Carlton with Drax [St Mary w St Peter & St Paul, Drax Carlton w Drax

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