Vacancy for a Parish Priest

The South Rodings remain in vacancy as the process to find a new Parish Priest to lead us forward in a new phase of shared ministry with our neighbours in The Six Parishes parish continues. To view our Parish Profile please click here. Details on how to apply are available on the Chelmsford Diocese website.

Parish Safeguarding

The South Rodings PCC is in the process of adopting the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website,

The PCC has previously adopted the Chelmsford Diocese policy on safeguarding and following guidance from the Diocese received in November 2018 will move to the national policy as part of its annual policy reviews in 2019.

The Parish Safeguarding Officer for the South Rodings may be contacted via email


In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulations, below is the Draft Data Policy Notice which sets out how we store and use data about individuals; this is subject to final agreement from all 7 PCCs within the Group Ministry.  The second document is the parish consent form and if you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive news including what’s happening in the parishes please complete and return as directed on the form.


10 Parishes Data Privacy Notice

10 Parishes Data Protection Consent Form - May 2018

The Data Privacy Notice for the Electoral Roll can be viewed at the link below. If you are completing an Electoral Roll application form, please ensure you read this notice to understand how the data you provide is used.

10 Churches Electoral Roll  Data Privacy Notice 2019