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SS Peter & Paul with All Saints, Chingford




South East


Ref: JN008049

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This thriving flagship parish on the edge of Epping Forest with a strong choral tradition is seeking the person God is calling to lead the team here as our Rector.


They are likely to (re jigged)

  • be a person of prayer with a commitment to the Daily Office and
  • preach and teach clearly, constructively and challengingly
  • be able to lead growth in both numbers and depth of faith and develop and encourage the gifts of others, both lay and ordained,
  • have the ability to listen and communicate well with people of all age especially families and young people.
  • enjoy working as part of a collaborative team and be able to lead and motivate a large, diverse staff and volunteer team who take Safeguarding seriously
  • be able to show a high level of financial acumen
  • and be committed to continuing ministerial development.


We enjoy working in an innovative partnership with two other churches of different traditions to ours, and we are committed to our diocese’s vision to be a transforming presence in every community.


Our diocesan priorities are

  • To inhabit the world distinctively
  • To evangelise effectively
  • To hold ourselves accountable to one another and to God
  • and to re-imagine the way we minister so that each ordained minister and each individual Christian discovers their part in God’s ministry and so that each church flourishes.

There’s much, much more to know about us, so do take a look at our website at and our parish profile, to be found at


Application forms are available from the Archdeacon of West Ham -


Closing date for applications: 20th January 2020

Interviews: 4th February 2020


Appointment subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure

Closing date: 20 January 2020


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