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Priest in Charge (Vicar Designate)

For St George's, Shirley

Location:

London and Home Counties

Recruiter:

Ref: JN012194

We are a vibrant, welcoming and Inclusive Church in the liberal catholic tradition seeking a parish priest who will help us to develop our vision for the parish and community. Are you a priest who is:

 

  • committed to growth, outreach and mission to the wider community

  • a reflective and collaborative leader able to delegate and empower others working as part of a team

  • able to preach the Gospel in a thoughtful way, relevant to modern life

  • skilled in pastoral care, a good listener and able to engage with people across the generations

  • engaged with environmental and conservation issues who will support our Eco Group’s work towards the A Rocha Gold Award

St George’s is a light-filled, late Arts & Crafts style church ideally located to access central London, the countryside and the South Coast. We have a lively Junior Church, Little Dragons toddler group and a well-attended seniors’ Pop-In Club amongst a wide variety of other community groups using our facilities. We are amid an exciting development to enhance our facilities supporting the delivery of our mission and ministry.

 

+ Following Christ + Serving Community + Welcoming All +

 

For further information and to apply, please click the ’apply for this job’ button below.

 

For an informal conversation with the Archdeacon, please contact: Kathleen.bailey@southwark.anglican.org

 

Closing Date: Sunday 21 April 2024

Parish Visit & Interviews: Friday 24 May 2024

 

We have a policy in Southwark Diocese that to be appointed to an incumbent status post, a priest must have served a title post in an Anglican church in the British Isles. We aim to be a diverse and truly representative Diocese, and particularly welcome applications from women and people of UKME heritage.

 

This post is subject to DBS enhanced disclosure.

Closing date: 21 April 2024

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