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Priest in Charge




North West

Ref: JN005242

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Come to Accrington!

• home of the brave Accrington Pals

• home of the famous Accrington Brick

• home of the renowned Accrington Stanley Football Club


Priest in Charge of Accrington St John with Huncoat St Augustine


Help us restore the soul of a community

  • Giving a parish back a full-time priest after years without
  • Adapting two buildings to better serve community needs
  • Working with a great church primary school adjacent to the church and an outstanding church high school in the town
  • Served by well-established lay teams in both churches


Can you help fulfil our Diocese’s bold Vision 2026?

• To make disciples

• To be witnesses

• To grow leaders


Full details of the diocesan vision, the parish profile and an application form can be found at
(home/clergy vacancies) or contact
Jill Ghafoor, Assistant Secretary to the Bishop of Blackburn
on 01254 248234 or via


For an informal conversation, please contact
the Archdeacon of Blackburn, the Venerable Mark Ireland
on 07866 778791 or email:


An enhanced DBS check will be required.


Closing date: Friday, 10th November 2017

Interview date: Monday, 27th November 2017

Closing date: 10 November 2017


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