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Rector of Raunds, Hargrave, Ringstead and Stanwick

The Lord Chancellor, as Patron, and the Bishop of Peterborough and the representatives of the parishes seek to appoint a confident and experienced priest with the drive and energy to develop the potential of this diverse benefice in East Northants, embracing a small town, three villages and areas of planned housing development.  We are looking for:

  • a missional leader, keen to work with an established ministry team and to enable change and grow the church
  • a eucharistically centred priest of deep personal spirituality and resilience, flexible in their approach to worship and able to provide for the diverse needs of all ages
  • a compassionate pastor willing to be a visible and engaging presence throughout the benefice and to strengthen links with families and schools

Enhanced DBS Disclosure required.  Excellent modern rectory provided.


Informal enquiries concerning this post can be made to any of the following: 

Helen Dimmock (Ecclesiastical Secretary to the Crown and Lord Chancellor)                                            
020 7276 1675                   

Canon Steve Prior (Rural Dean) 
01933 312554      

Sue Harris (Benefice Reader)
01933 625126


An application form can be obtained from:

The Venerable Gordon Steele (Archdeacon of Oakham)
01733 887017                                                                                                                            



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