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Team Rector

for the Dunstable Team Ministry and Vicar of the Priory Church of St Peter




London and Home Counties


Ref: JN006712

Job Description

The Bishop of St Albans wishes to appoint a


Team Rector for the Dunstable Team Ministry and

Vicar of the Priory Church of St Peter


The historic Priory Church of St Peter, founded in 1125, sits centrally in the town of Dunstable. It has a strong musical and choral tradition, and significant schools’ ministry with several church schools within the parish. The Dunstable Team Ministry includes the churches of St Augustine, St Fremund and St Katherine, with two Team Vicars also within the team.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Will lead and invigorate the mission of the Dunstable Team Ministry
  • Is a caring, challenging and enthusiastic priest, pastor and preacher
  • Can positively respond to the opportunities and challenges
    offered by growth in the town’s population
  • Will foster and encourage civic links within the local community
  • Will lead and support the review and development of work with young people and families
  • Will continue and nurture the close relationships with local schools
  • Will encourage and support the church family to grow in breadth, depth and commitment
  • Can celebrate the traditional liturgy and explore imaginative
    approaches to worship


Dunstable is an ancient market town in the west of Bedfordshire
offering excellent rail links to London and the north, and road links via the M1. This growing town is well serviced by local amenities.


The closing date for applications is Monday 5th November 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 21st November 2018


Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required


For more information or to apply, please contact:

The Venerable Paul Hughes, Archdeacon of Bedford,
17 Lansdowne Road, Luton LU3 1EE
Tel: 01582 730722 or email:

Closing date: 05 November 2018


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