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Archdeacon of Lancaster

in the Diocese of Blackburn




North West


Ref: JN007733

Job Description

The Bishop of Blackburn invites applications for this post at a time of exciting opportunity for the implementation of our Diocesan Vision towards the celebration of our centenary as a Diocese in 2026.


We are looking for an Archdeacon who will join a close-knit team and who will help drive forward our vision through providing excellent support to parishes and clergy. They will bring conviction, imagination and focus on mission. The successful candidate will take particular responsibility for oversight of the work with children and young people and will play a key role in ministry to our outstanding family of church schools.


For more information about Blackburn Diocese please visit

For an informal conversation regarding this post please contact:

The Ven Mark Ireland, Archdeacon of Blackburn on 01254 958836, 07866 778791 or by email to


Closing date: Monday 2nd September

Interview date: Tuesday 24th September


An enhanced DBS check will be required.

Closing date: 02 September 2019


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