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Opportunity to be a Chaplain among older people in Wiltshire

Updated: Feb 4

May Moore Chaplain at Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire



This position would suit a self-supporting ordained individual with a pastoral heart who is seeking a fresh challenge, or a minister moving into retirement. Funded by the May Moore Trust, this role provides an opportunity:

  • to serve in the leadership team of a large Spirit-filled, Bible believing, sacramental church, in a beautiful Wiltshire market town

  • to oversee the team that ministers to the elderly and sick of the parish (population 6,000) and to exercise pastoral care in the community

  • to develop other ministerial areas in the diverse worshipping life of the Malmesbury & Upper Avon Group.

A three-bedroom house or equivalent honorarium, plus relevant expenses are provided for 25 hours per week including Sundays, 46 weeks per annum. For an informal conversation about this vacancy, please phone Oliver on 07879 490139. A detailed job description and application pack can be obtained from the parish office at office@malmesburyabbey.com.


Closing date for applications: Sunday 14 February 2021.


Virtual interviews will be held week commencing 22 February 2021.


The current May Moore Chaplain since 2016, who is due to retire, Mandy Churcher, is a member of the Anna Chaplaincy network.


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