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Abbey Pastor

Bath Abbey




South West

Ref: JN008390

Job Description

We are seeking a priest of incumbent status, with a heart that beats with God’s loving care for others.


Bath Abbey exists to “Live and Tell the Good News of Jesus”, with our city and its visitors.


The Abbey Pastor will join the Rector, Abbey Missioner and a freshly forming team of lay and clergy leaders, with lead responsibility for


  • coordinating, sharing & training in pastoral care of our regular congregations (ER 460)
  • ensuring “care for the carers” with our team of Abbey staff and 350 volunteers
  • overseeing chaplaincy with our daily visitors (who number 500,000 a year)
  • fostering partnerships in pastoral care across Bath civic & community life

For an informal conversation about the post, and the extraordinary ministry & mission possibilities at Bath Abbey, please contact Canon Guy Bridgewater (01225 422462 or )


For full details and an application pack please contact

Mrs Denise Blake, PA to the Archdeacon of Bath:

01225 873609 or


Closing date for applications: 2nd March

Visits and Interviews: 24th & 25th March


An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post

Closing date: 02 March 2020


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