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Priest in Charge (Rector Designate)

Carshalton All Saints




London and Home Counties

Ref: JN005826

Job Description

The Bishop of Southwark seeks to appoint a PRIEST IN CHARGE (RECTOR DESIGNATE)

We are a welcoming church, open to all.


We are looking for an energetic, experienced and visionary priest who is an effective communicator with good pastoral skills who will:


  • help us grow in faith, in partnership with our Deanery, our schools and our ecumenical links within ‘Churches together in Carshalton’
  • value our traditional style of worship, lead us in prayer, preach thoughtful and inspiring sermons and lead us spiritually
  • support and encourage our strong choral and musical tradition
  • play an active part in developing and strengthening our work with young families and local schools, especially our own church primary school
  • be able to work closely and collaboratively with lay and ordained colleagues and motivate, delegate and affirm the gifts of others
  • maintain a healthy work/life balance
  • help maintain and develop the facilities of our historic building

We can offer our priest:


  • the support of the PCC, two church wardens, an NS Associate Rector, a paid organist and director of music, a Reader, visiting retired clergy and a committed congregation
  • a strong musical liturgy where most of our main services are sung, supported and enhanced by our choir, organist, and fine Willis organ
  • a building of considerable historic interest and beauty
  • outstanding local schools in a thriving community and in close proximity to both London and the Surrey countryside

A parish profile and application form are available from:

The Archdeacon’s PA

St Matthew’s House, 100 George Street, Croydon CR0 1PJ

Tel: 020 8256 9633



Closing date: Wednesday 6 June 2018

Parish Visit: Tuesday 26 June 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 27 June 2018


This post is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure


Closing date: 06 June 2018


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