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Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Breadsall and Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Morley with Smalley

We are seeking a Priest in Charge to join us in our three parishes of Breadsall, Morley and Smalley, situated just north of Derby. The area offers easy access to the beautiful Peak District, as well as excellent national transport links.


We are family-minded churches, open to worship of a wide range of traditions, and look forward to offering a caring and supportive welcome to our new incumbent.

We are now looking for someone who:

  • Appreciates village life, especially the mission opportunities offered by occasional offices and the annual round of social events.
  • Welcomes the opportunity to work with a supportive team of lay ministers, respecting traditions whilst being innovative and forward looking.
  • Is able to identify, appreciate and nurture the gifts of others, of all ages, to lead and draw us all together with a sense of humour, in following God’s calling.
  • Has commitment and drive for our children’s and youth work.
  • Is confident in their faith with an ability and desire to communicate it to others.

 For further details please see Combined Parish Profile.

Closing Date for Applications: 12 noon on Friday 23rd November
Interview Date: Tuesday 11th December

Please download the application form and parish profile from the links below and return your completed form to Claire Beavis on

For informal enquiries, please contact Karen Padley (Area Dean) on 01773 712097 or Sheila Randall (Church Warden) 01332 831830 or mobile 07884046776.