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Vicar, St Mary Abbots

The Bishop of Kensington wishes to appoint a Priest in Anglican Orders as Vicar of St Mary Abbots




London and Home Counties


Ref: JN007132

Job Description

St Mary Abbots is a very significant church in the heart of the Royal London Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Parish worship has a strong choral tradition, and is modern catholic in style, providing over 20 services each week that draw in local residents from both within and beyond the Parish, and office workers, shoppers and tourists. The Church has a very close and important connection with the local CofE School, as well as a significant and active civic role in the Royal Borough.


The Bishop and PCC are seeking a Vicar who is:

  • Someone to lead our mission to become a true community hub,

    building Christian outreach and ministry in the heart of West London.

  • A confident preacher of deep faith.

  • Resilient and with strong administrative and organisational competencies.

  • A strategic and imaginative thinker who can inspire and enable others.

  • Confidently catholic, with an openness to other forms of worship.

  • Able to inspire and minister to children of all ages.

  • A good listener, with emotional intelligence, and experience of life and culture.

For an application form and Parish Profile please contact:

PA to the Bishop of Kensington, Heidi Cormell

Telephone: 0207 932 1180



Closing date: 11 March 2019, 12 noon

Interviews: 1 April 2019


Enhanced DBS is required

We welcome applications from all. However, the Diocese of London is aware that women and those from ethnic minority groups are currently under-represented among our clergy and so we particularly encourage applications from these groups. Appointment will of course be based on merit alone.

Closing date: 11 March 2019


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