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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 9 August 2017

There are 24 future vacancies:

  1. Bath & Wells

    Nailsea Holy Trinity [and Trendlewood]

  2. Canterbury

    Littlebourne w Ickham w Wickhambreaux & Stodmarsh

  3. High Downs Benefice (Eastling and Stalisfield with Otterden and Throwley)

  4. Chichester

    Worthing Holy Trinity with Christchurch

  5. Worthing St Matthew

  6. Gloucester

    West Cheltenham Team

  7. Hereford

    Cusop w Blakemere, Bredwardine w Brobury, Clifford, Dorstone, Hardwicke, Moccas and Preston-on-Wye

  8. Lincoln

    Legbourne & Wold Marsh

  9. Saltfleetby & Theddlethorpe

  10. Skellingthorpe with Doddington

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

  12. Liverpool

    Eccleston Team

  13. London

    Upper Holloway St John the Evangelist

  14. Enfield, Christ Church, Trent Park [Cockfosters]

  15. Mildmay Grove St Jude and St Paul

  16. Norwich

    Gorleston St Mary Magdalene

  17. Southwell & Nottingham

    Cranmer Group [Whatton w Aslockton, Hawksworth, Scarrington, Orston & Thoroton]

  18. St Edmundsbury & Ipswich

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

  19. Upper Alde Benefice [Badingham with Bruisyard, Cransford and Dennington with Rendham and Sweffling

  20. Truro

    Boyton, North Tamerton, Werrington w St Giles-in-the-Heath and Virginstow

  21. York

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

  22. York St Barnabas

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

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

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