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St Peter, Hale and St Elizabeth, Ashley




North West


Ref: JN006911

Job Description

The parishes of St Peter Hale and St Elizabeth, Ashley, on the edge of the Manchester conurbation, are seeking a dynamic, outgoing and energetic incumbent who will help them to grow in faith, in fellowship and in number.


The new incumbent will demonstrate central churchmanship while adopting a flexible and inclusive approach. He or she will have an inspirational and collaborative faith.


The parishes have excellent modernised buildings, and amenities.

There is a fine robed choir at St Peter’s, and there are many parochial organisations and activities.


Keys tasks are:

  • To encourage and nurture growth
  • To develop the many and varied gifts of the parishioners of all ages
  • To nurture and support the churches’ commitment to youth, young people and young families
  • To lead, support, encourage and manage the lay teams.


Informal conversations are welcomed. Please contact the Bishop of Chester, the Rt Revd Dr Peter Forster on 01244 350864, or one of the PCC Representatives

as listed in the further details.


Closing date: 25 January

Interviews: 6/7 February


Further details and application forms can be downloaded from the website: or via Pathways.


Chester Diocesan Board of Finance is a company limited by guarantee registered in England (no 7826) and a registered charity (no 248968)

Closing date: 25 January 2019


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