Could you be our next Vicar?

We are a single church benefice at the heart of the Wilton and Sherford community, near the centre of the county town of Taunton.

We are searching and praying for a Vicar who:

  • is a collaborative ‘servant leader’, who will work with us to develop a plan for growth at St George’s.

  • can lead us spiritually, pastorally and strategically;

  • can communicate the love of Christ effectively and teach all ages

  • is friendly, approachable, and a good listener,

  • can encourage and support people to grow in faith and understanding in their spiritual lives.

We can offer:

  • a welcoming, liberal-minded, supportive congregation ready to embrace change, and understanding of the pressures of priestly life

  • support from a strong lay leadership team, and two experienced licensed Readers

  • efficient office support with Parish Administrator

  • a recently refurbished, 4 bedroom Vicarage with a garden

  • proximity to beautiful countryside, with excellent road and rail links.

  • proximity to excellent primary and secondary schools and colleges


For more details and an application pack, please contact:

The Venerable Simon Hill, Archdeacon of Taunton
Tel: 01823 413315

Closing Date: 12th September 2020
Visit and Interview Date: 30th September 2020

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