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Associate Vicar Hornchurch St Andrew

Location: 222 High Street Hornchurch RM12 6QP

Diocese of Chelmsford

Associate Vicar

Hornchurch, St Andrew


We are a large, historic and vibrant parish in an exciting stage of our life as we equip ourselves for the future.

We are looking for a dynamic, prayerful priest who will, alongside the Vicar, share the responsibility for the overall leadership and direction of the parish, the support and training of volunteers and the oversight of the staff team.

We are seeking an Associate who will be expected to: 

lead regular worship, acknowledging a future which will be both online and in-person;

develop and oversee our social media presence;

undertake a share of pastoral duties;

have a commitment to overseeing continued development of youth ministry, including engagement with schools and the local Sixth Form College, while being involved in ministry to all generations within the community and congregation;

explore new ways of ministry and outreach;

be committed to taking an active role in Havering Deanery (the Vicar is currently Area Dean) and the wider network of churches within Hornchurch.

 We can offer:

four welcoming church congregations (including Messy Church) which allows for a broad expression of our faith;

a wide leadership team eager to support you;

Attractive accommodation with easy access to all amenities;

Parish office with administrative support.

The parish profile and application pack may be obtained from

The Archdeacon of Barking’s office:

To arrange an informal conversation with the Archdeacon about this

role, please contact Fiona Greaves on

01708 474951 or 07584 200736

Closing date for applications is 14th June 2021

Parish visits/Interviews 6th/7th July 2021

This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure

Closing Date: 14th June 2021

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