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Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney





Ref: JN005848

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Diocese of Aberdeen and Orkney


St Ternan’s Church Banchory

We are seeking a prayerful and inspirational Rector for St. Ternan’s, Banchory, who will support our vision of maintaining our broad and welcoming approach towards worship, while stimulating and leading further expansion into the community, and growth of the congregation.

We are a warm, welcoming, diverse congregation, filled with active and committed lay leaders, in a vibrant community set in a small town known as the ‘Gateway to Royal Deeside’.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Will want to be a leader of our varied mix of liturgies and forms of services, including the importance of the musical and choral traditions, whilst being willing to explore new patterns of
    worship to reach new parts of the community.
  • Will be fulfilled by leading and developing the lay worship
    leadership, and other aspects of lay ministry.
  • Has a strong interest and background in supporting and
    encouraging ministry to families and young people, as well as caring for the needs of more mature members.
  • Will nurture and develop both the current buoyant spirituality of the congregation, and fresh visions for the future.

The Parish Profile, Rector Profile, 2017 Annual Report, and

an Application form can be found on the church website: , or paper copies can be sent.

Any requests for paper material, as well as completed Application forms should be sent to: Dr. Elizabeth Finlayson, c/o The Rectory, St. Ternan’s Episcopal Church, High St. Banchory AB31 5TB, or

Closing Date 31st March. Interviews 18th and 19th April.

Closing date: 31 March 2018


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