Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

Witham Team Vicars

Location: Colchester Archdeaconry



We are looking for two full-time, stipendiary, ordained ministers to join the Witham and Villages Team Ministry who:


  • have an inclusive approach to the Gospel
  • are compassionate, prayerful, patient
  • will use community development skills in their role
  • can nurture and develop faith in others 
  • and will value working within a team ministry


The Team Vicar for the Villages will have a feel for village ministry: with particular responsibility for the parishes of Fairstead, Rivenhall and Silver End, and Terling.  Experience of rural ministry will be helpful.


The Team Vicar for Neighbourhoods will have a feel for community-based ministry: with a particular focus on the different communities and neighbourhoods of the growing town of Witham.


For further details please also see:


For an informal conversation please contact the Revd Jonathan Pritchard on 07468 575114 or the Ven Ruth Patten, Archdeacon of Colchester on 01376 513130.


For an application form please email or call the Archdeacon of Colchester’s office on the number above.


Closing date: 3 October 2022

Visits: Monday 31st October

Interviews: Tuesday 1 November 2022

Closing Date: 03/10/22

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