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Work for St John the Baptist, Burford

VERGER VACANCY – September/October 2017

St John the Baptist Church in Burford is a thriving, busy and dynamic evangelical Anglican Bible-teaching church.  Our Church Building dates from 1175, is Grade One Listed and attracts around 100,000 visitors each year, as well as hosting innumerable services and other events.

We have a vacancy for the vital position of Verger starting in September/October this year.  The role of Verger encompasses everything from welcoming visitors and answering their questions about the architecture and history of the building, to caretaking and cleaning, (with a team of volunteers); from ensuring that Sunday services and the many weddings and funerals run smoothly to ensuring repairs and maintenance are carried out.

The person appointed will be able to engage with members of the church and visitors, as well as take huge pride in the appearance and history of the building.  He/she will be adaptable, organised, practically minded and able to work on their own initiative.
For further information and a Job Description please contact Ben Turner, Operations Team Leader, at or ring 01993 224203