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Old Saint Paul’s






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Scottish Episcopal Church

Old Saint Paul’s

A full time position

Remuneration: Scottish Episcopal Church Clergy Standard Stipend


This historic church is situated in the centre of Scotland’s capital city. We are a thriving congregation in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, where diversity and equality are valued.


We are looking for a Rector who will

  • inspire, inform and guide people on their spiritual journey
  • sustain and further our commitment to inclusiveness in all aspects of the church’s life
  • provide compassionate pastoral support, especially to the weak and vulnerable
  • foster lay leadership and engage in consensual decision-making
  • value the integration of liturgy and music which characterises our worship
  • lead us in the development of our social outreach to a varied local community.


We can offer

  • a lively, humorous, friendly congregation, with a good gender and age balance
  • a hard-working Vestry and experienced lay leadership with a range of skills
  • ambitious plans for the future with respect to our buildings, arts programmes and community outreach

For more information or an informal discussion please contact

The Very Reverend Frances Burberry (Dean of Edinburgh) on:

0131 315 0404 or


Congregational profile, person specification and application form are on the Old Saint Paul’s website.


The appointment is subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Record Disclosure (Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007).


Closing date: Monday 13 May 2019

Interview date: Saturday 6 July 2019


Registered Charity Number SC017399

Closing date: 13 May 2019


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