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St. Edward the Confessor, Romford


South East


Ref: JN008470

Job Description

St. Edward the Confessor, Romford is a large, inclusive and flourishing parish church committed to a modern Catholic style of worship with a warm and welcoming congregation representing all ages and different ethnic backgrounds.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced priest with plenty of energy and enthusiasm to lead this richly diverse and strategically important parish. We are looking for a priest who:


  • can embrace our Eucharistic style of worship, the daily office and our choral tradition
  • understands the importance of our youth work and is willing to move this vital ministry forward
  • recognises what it means to be a civic church, maintaining and building on existing good relationships with the local community and our Church schools
  • is able to lead and motivate staff and volunteers and has the capacity to train newly ordained deacons and priests
  • has experience of financial management and can use IT creatively through use of office systems and social media

We can offer:


  • support for personal development and well-being in your ministering to the people of Romford
  • a large and well-appointed detached 4-bedroomed family Vicarage in a good position with access to schools, shops and all amenities
  • excellent transport links by road, rail and local buses to London, Essex and Kent.

Closing Date: 8th October 2020

Familiarisation Day: 5th November 2020 or by arrangement

Interviews: 6th November 2020


Details on:

or from the Archdeacon of Barking office:

01708 474951

Closing date: 08 October 2020


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