Rector of the Benefice of Morton and Stonebroom with Shirland

Expressions of interest invited

The parishes of Morton, Stonebroom and Shirland are situated within easy reach of the Peak District National Park.  We are three welcoming and active churches, each having good relationships with our communities.

 We are looking for a new Rector with the vision and energy to:

  • Continue and extend our mission in the villages & local schools
  • Value and nurture our spiritual health and well-being
  • Lead us in developing our vision for the future
  • Encourage and nurture the gifts and skills of others
  • Aid the Assistant Area Dean in developing the Mission Strategy of Hardwick Deanery

In return we offer:

  • An attractive modern Rectory.
  • Three friendly congregations with diverse gifts
  • Enthusiastic church wardens and PCC’s who work well together
  • A readiness to move forward as we discover God’s purposes

We are looking forward with great hope and enthusiasm to greeting our new incumbent.

Application forms and the Benefice Profile are available to download from the links below.

Applications closed.

Interviews: to be confirmed.

This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from DBS.

The Diocese of Derby

For SatNav directions, please use DE1 3DR. However, please note that the car park behind Derby Church House (Derby Cathedral Car Park) is contract only Monday-Friday and so unavailable to visitors. Paid parking is available at Chapel Street Multistorey Car Park (DE1 3GU), Park Safe (Bold Lane) DE1 3NT and the Assembly Rooms Car Park (DE1 3AF). Derby Cathedral Car Park is available as paid parking on Saturdays and Sundays.

Contact and Find Us

Derby Church House

Full Street, Derby DE1 3DR

01332 388650


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