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Archdeacon of Bedford

The Archdeaconry of Bedford covers the County of Bedfordshire, incorporating within it the Unitary Authorities of Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Luton

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

London and Home Counties

Recruiter:

Ref: JN006532

Job Description

On the retirement of the Venerable Paul Hughes, the Bishop of St Albans wishes to appoint an

 

Archdeacon of Bedford

 

The Archdeaconry of Bedford covers the County of Bedfordshire, incorporating within it the Unitary Authorities of Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Luton. There is a rich heritage of urban and rural areas including major towns such Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard and Biggleswade.

 

The Bishop seeks a colleague who will:

 

  • Encourage and enable flourishing church growth in the Diocesan vision of ‘Living God’s Love’
  • Have a commitment both to inherited and fresh expressions of church
  • Enable inspired appointments to vacancies
  • Offer experience of engaging with diverse communities inside and outside the church
  • Play a full part within a committed, collaborative Bishop’s staff team
  • Undertake the Archdeacon’s statutory responsibilities
  • Be a person of faith, passion, imagination and prayer

 

Full details can be downloaded from
www.stalbans/anglican.org/diocese/vacancies

Or on request by calling 01727 853305
Email: chaplain@stalbans.anglican.org

 

Please apply using the supplied/downloaded forms,
providing two referees, to:

 

The Rt Revd Dr Alan Smith, Bishop of St Albans

Abbey Gate House, 4 Abbey Mill Lane, St Albans
Hertfordshire AL3 4HD

 

Closing date for applications is Thursday 27 September.

Interviews will take place in St Albans on Tuesday 23 October

 

For general enquiries contact
the Bishop’s Chaplain, Captain Andrew Crooks

on Tel: 01727 853305 • Email chaplain@stalbans.anglican.org

 

The appointment is subject to a clear enhanced DBS disclosure

Closing date: 27 September 2018

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