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Priest in Charge & Priest in Charge (Designate)

of St Elisabeth, Carlisle and St John the Baptist, Carlisle




North West


Ref: JN007364

Job Description

Within the beautiful county of Cumbria and the historic City of Carlisle, the mixed urban parishes of St Elisabeth, Harraby and St John the Baptist,
Upperby are praying for a Priest in Charge to provide for the two churches:


  • Vision and leadership for mission
  • Teaching to deepen our spirituality
  • Worship to help us to grow as communities of faith

And will be:

  • Willing to work collaboratively with clergy and lay colleagues
  • Discerning of vocations and skills
  • Comfortable with Eucharistic and contemporary styles of worship
  • A good communicator, efficient administrator and be willing to delegate work with others appropriately


In return the congregations will:

  • Offer lots of loving support to you
  • Be willing to work together positively
  • Support reaching out to both communities


Please contact The Venerable Lee Townend
Archdeacon of Carlisle

for more information or an informal chat

Tel. 07458016925


Application pack available on the diocesan website


Closing date: 8th May 2019 12 noon

Interviews: 5th June 2019

Closing date: 08 May 2019


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