Curacy Vacancies

Curacy Vacancies for 2021 - for Church of England ordinands released by their sponsoring diocese.

Are you completing ordination training in 2021? Have you been released by your sponsoring diocese to look elsewhere? If your answer to both these questions is yes then do consider coming to Lichfield Diocese for your curacy. We have a variety of title parishes for which we are seeking curates. Please explore the parish profiles via the links below and if you are interested in any of the curacies listed please contact our Director of Ordinands Romita Shrisunder by phone (07949 033091) or email.  
To find out more about our new curacy training programme please look at our Curate and Training Incumbent Handbook for 2020.


Wolverhampton Episcopal Area


A large evangelical church in a close knit community within a small town. Profile

Chase Terrace and Boney Hay S.John

A contemporary and informal church seeking to live out and share God's love in their community and beyond.  Profile

Cannock and Huntington, and Hatherton

Three churches (two town and one rural) across two benefices, all of central churchmanship, seeking to develop their outreach and ministry. Profile

Tettenhall Wood and Perton

Two parishes, one benefice. Tettenhall Wood parish has two suburban churches of a central Anglican tradition. Perton is an Anglican/URC LEP serving a large residential estate. Profile

Stafford Episcopal Area

Burton S.Chad and Stretton with Claymills

One parish is urban and the other is suburban. Both are open evangelical. Profile

Sneyd Green

A charismatic evangelical parish in an urban setting in Stoke-on-Trent. A friendly multi-generational church exploring innovative ways to reach the local community with the love of Jesus. Profile

Stafford S.John the Baptist and Tixall with Ingestre

This benefice consists of one suburban and two rural churches in the evangelical tradition. A town church with ministry to all ages and a fresh expression whilst the village churches have a community focus, BCP worship and plenty of occasional offices. Profile

Stone with Aston

Stone S.Michael and S.Wulfad is a town centre churh with liberal catholic spirituality, welcoming all-comers. Aston St Saviour is a village 'middle Cof E' church, small and friendly congregations with a big heart. Profile 

Bradwell and Porthill

Bradwell (central tradition) has a small caring church family working with others to serve the local urban community.  Porthill (liberal catholic tradition with elements of Anglo-Catholicism) has a church family on a journey of change in a rooted urban community. Profile


A  benefice consisting of 11 churches, 9 in rural villages/hamlets with the other two in the market town of Uttoxeter.  They are all of a central tradition.  Profile

Shrewsbury Episcopal Area

Cheswardine, Childs Ercall, Hales, Hinstock, Sambrook and Stoke on Tern

Seven rural middle of the road churches including rural youth congregations. Profile

Newport with Longford, and Chetwynd

Community based congregations in rural Shropshire.   Newport is in a small market town on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border.  Chetwynd is its mainly rural next door neighbour.  Both churches are of a central tradition.  Profile

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