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This is a well-established residential parish occupying the western half of the attractive town of Penarth, one of Wales’s most popular seaside resorts, within easy reach of the capital, Cardiff.


A unique opportunity is now offered, to join a new ministry team, bringing together all the Anglican churches in Penarth, to deliver a vision for the whole town, and serve all the communities within it.


The successful candidate will be someone who:

  • has proven experience of parish and community leadership in an urban setting
  • is excited by the opportunity to join a team bringing new perspectives to ministry
  • is an inclusive and engaging leader, who can draw out the gifts from a wide range of ages
  • enjoys collaborative working, and will relish the challenges of this substantial parish
  • has good preaching and teaching skills, able to inspire others
  • has imagination and a heart to empower and develop lay ministries
  • is personally resilient, with a well-developed prayer and spiritual life

For more information or an informal chat, call

The Ven Peggy Jackson, Archdeacon of Llandaff

Tel: 02920 569 179



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The Bishop’s Office, Llys Esgob,

Cathedral Green, Llandaff, Cardiff CF5 2YE

Email address:


Deadline for applications: 12.00noon, Friday 27th November, 2020

This is a unique opportunity to join a ministry team, bringing together all the Anglican churches in Penarth, to serve communities across the town, and further the vision of Llandaff Diocese for the whole of this area.


The appointment of Vicar for Penarth All Saints is being made during a year of transition for the whole of Llandaff Diocese. For Penarth, this will mean the formation of a new single Ministry Area, which brings together the two substantial parishes of All Saints and its immediate neighbour, the parish of Penarth & Llandough. The transition will be completed by 1st January 2022. The new Vicar, therefore, can expect from the outset to be working closely with clerical and lay colleagues, to establish and grow new patterns for ministry and evangelism in this wider context.


Our aim: both individually and collectively, is to be and to do what Jesus sent us to be and to do in the world.


Our Mission: is to be a Christ centred community that ministers to the people of this parish by:


Telling the joyful story by enabling the worship of God - Father, Son and Holy Spirit, promoting God’s Word to everyone, of all ages and backgrounds


Growing the Kingdom of God by helping people to find and follow Jesus in an

ever-changing world and being a way through which the life-changing power of the Holy Spirit is released in our Parish and beyond.


Building our capacity for good as a caring and sharing church community we set a positive example in our local community.


We are looking for someone who will engage and welcome all people, show ambition and energy to lead the Ministry Area, inspire and empower God’s people to flourish in their gifts and in his service.

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Closing date: 27 November 2020


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