Stockbridge, Longstock and Leckford

in the TEST VALLEY BENEFICE.

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Parishes of Leckford, Longstock and Stockbridge are in vacancy.
Please contact churchwardens with any queries.
Dawn Williams.  Leckford 810724
Maddie Hedley. Longstock 810284
Geoff Cox. Stockbridge 810055
 (all with code 01264)
emails:
Leckford: dawney542@btinternet.com
Longstock:
mjh723@btinternet.com
Stockbridge:
geoff@medlarcottage70.plus.com
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Stuart Law: Middlesex appoint West Indies boss as new head coach

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County Championship: Surrey 67 all out v Essex as champions crumble on day one

Essex take complete control against champions Surrey, ending day one on 197-2 after bowling the hosts out for just 67.

County Championship: Lancashire survival hopes fading at Hampshire

Lancashire reach 123-4 in reply to Hampshire's 187 but losing late wickets leaves Division One survival an unlikely prospect.

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An investigation into a claim that England all-rounder Moeen Ali was called 'Osama' by an Australia player in the 2015 Ashes is closed.

County Championship: Yorkshire safe despite Daryl Mitchell century for Worcestershire

Worcestershire's Daryl Mitchell hits a century but Yorkshire have most to celebrate as they officially secure safety.

County Championship: James Hildreth's century puts Somerset on top against Nottinghamshire

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Luka Modric named best male player and Marta best female player at Fifa awards

Real Madrid's Luka Modric is named the world's best male player at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London, as Marta is named best female player.

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Serena Williams says she wants to move on from her controversial US Open final and does not understand why her coach says he was sending her signals.

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Alexander Zverev beats Kevin Anderson as Team Europe complete victory over Team World on the final day of the Laver Cup in Chicago.

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Laver Cup: Kevin Anderson gains revenge over Novak Djokovic

South African Kevin Anderson avenges his Wimbledon final defeat by Novak Djokovic with victory in the Laver Cup.

Andy Murray to end comeback season early after competing in China events

Andy Murray will end his season after two competitions in China in order to be in "the best possible shape" for the Australian Open in January.

Watch: Murray explains reasons behind early end to season

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St Mary's Church, Longstock



We have a vacancy for a Priest In Charge (Rector designate for Mid Test Benefice)

Romsey Deanery

Priest-in-Charge for the Benefice of Broughton with Bossington and Houghton and Mottisfont and The Test Valley Benefice; Rector Designate for the proposed Mid-Test Benefice

We are seeking an enthusiastic Priest who will

Lead us in developing fresh mission plans, valuing our strengths, seeking growth and serving the common good

  • Provide clear leadership and direction as we explore deeper benefice collaboration
  • Help us all to grow in love and knowledge of God

We offer

  • Our wholehearted commitment to reaching our communities
  • Well cared for churches in an outstandingly beautiful but accessible environment
  • A positive team, committed to restructuring life and administration to liberate your gifts and ours
  • A well-located 4 bed roomed detached rectory
  • A willingness to change and experiment with new ways of worship, learning and mission

For an informal conversation contact:

The Ven Dr Peter Rouch, Archdeacon of Bournemouth on 01962 710960

Closing date:   11 October 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews:      4 & 5 December 2018

Profile Here: https://stockbridge.2day.uk/section/TheBeneficeProfilefortheMid-TestBenefice

Application pack available at www.winchester.anglican.org

or from jane.hammond@winchester.anglican.org

 


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