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Priest in Charge

for the Benefice of Hatfield Hyde




London and Home Counties


Ref: JN008207

Job Description

Going Deeper into God Transforming Communities Making New Disciples


Our vision is to be an outward looking Church, actively engaging with the Parish community, whilst supporting Church Family members. We are committed to bringing the gospel to the whole community and expanding our knowledge of the scriptures. We are looking for someone comfortable in collaborative ministry, who can lead us in learning and learn with us. Hatfield Hyde St Mary Magdalene is located in Welwyn Garden City, with good accessibility to the surrounding beautiful countryside and excellent transport routes into London.


We are seeking the person who:

  • has enthusiasm and energy to share the love and peace of Jesus with the local community

  • has the drive to build the Church Family by capitalising on baptism contacts and by reaching out to the primary schools in our Parish

  • has a willingness to encourage new approaches to worship and discipleship, whilst including those who value their traditional pattern

  • is able to use modern forms of communication e.g. social media, to enable outreach

  • can enable the church to engage with the diocesan vision, ‘Living God’s Love’


Potential candidates need to contact:

The Venerable Janet Mackenzie, Archdeacon of Hertford,

Glebe House, St Mary’s Lane, Hertingfordbury, Hertford SG14 2LE

from whom further details can be obtained.

Telephone: 01727 818159



Appointment to this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


For full details of this vacancy including the parish profile please visit the diocesan website:


Closing date and Interview date: 12 noon Monday 1 June 2020

Interview Tuesday 30 June 2020

Closing date: 01 June 2020


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