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Mission Priest

St. Anselm, Hayes




London and Home Counties



Full Stipend

Ref: JN010126

Job Description

Hayes is growing at an enormous rate - and so are the opportunities to engage with people who have never known Jesus. This exciting new role will be at the heart of our ambitious vision to be the beating heart and lived out love of Christ in Hayes.

We seek a priest who is:


  • Passionate about re-engaging with those who have lost their faith.
  • Enthusiastic about mission to the unchurched.
  • Someone who wants to spend as much time out of the church as they do inside it.
  • Comfortable in the roughest of pubs and the nicest of restaurants.
  • Comfortable meeting in people’s homes and businesses.
  • Willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck into anything that is thrown at them.
  • Open to the inspiration and leading of the Holy Spirit at work in Hayes.

The parish has passed a Resolution under the House of Bishops Declaration

Interview Date: Wednesday, 13 July


For further details and an application form
please contact the Bishop of Fulham’s office
020 7932 1130

For informal conversations please contact Fr. Matthew Cashmore 020 3882 0553


Job description:

Closing date: 17 June 2022

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