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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 11 February 2019
There are 15 future vacancies:
Bath & Wells
Beercrocombe, w Curry Mallet, Hatch Beauchamp, Orchard Portman, Staple Fitzpaine, Stoke St Mary w Thurlbear & West Hatch
Rainham and Wennington
Giggleswick & Rathmell w Wigglesworth
The Wiske (Birkby, the Cowtons, Danby Wiske with Hutton Bonville and Appleton Wiske)
Ibstock with Heather
Fotherby Group [Covenham, Fotherby, Fulstow, Little Grimsby, Ludborough, North Ormsby, Utterby, Wyham]
Gillingham w Geldeston w Stockton w Ellingham,St Mary & Kirby Cane
Loudwater St Peter
The Rivers Team Ministry [Brinsworth w Catcliffe & Treeton w Tinsley]
Little Berkhamsted & Bayford, Essendon & Ponsbourne
St Edmundsbury & Ipswich
Bildeston w Wattisham, Lindsey, Whatfield w Semer, Nedging and Naughton
Two Rivers Benefice
Walton and Trimley
Boyton, North Tamerton, Werrington w St Giles-in-the-Heath and Virginstow