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St Chad's and St Alkmund's, Shrewsbury




West Midlands

Ref: JN006127

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St Chad's is Shrewsbury's Civic & Military Church of Shropshire, a member of the Greater Churches' Network, attracting 50,000 visitors each year. St Chad's has a strong musical & choral tradition with ASA of 150 but holds civic/county services of 1000+.


St Alkmund's is an active open town centre parish church with its own PCC and dedicated congregation with ASA of 30 using Common Worship. It receives about 10,000 visitors each year.


It is hoped that the new Vicar will:

  • share, develop and lead the PCC's vision to serve the community in Shrewsbury and beyond;
  • be committed to lead choral sacramental Anglican worship on Sundays and weekdays;
  • be an able and experienced preacher capable of reaching the next generation with the gospel;
  • actively enable & develop provision of children's/youth work, pastoral care & outreach;
  • work together with other churches in Shrewsbury and with groups from other faiths, whilst rejoicing in and utilising the talents in our own 2 parishes.


Full details from


Enquiries & application form from the Bishop of Shrewsbury

The Rt Revd Mark Rylands - 01743 235867


All applicants should have 3 years' experience in the Church of England or another Anglican church in the British Isles.


Closing date: 7th June 2018

Familiarisation day: 29th June 2018

Interivews: 30th June 2018





Closing date: 07 June 2018


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