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Vicar of St Edward the Confessor, Romford

Location: Market Place, Romford, RM1 3AB

St. Edward the Confessor Romford is a large, inclusive and flourishing parish church committed to a modern Anglo-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: 30th March 2020

Familiarisation Day: 23rd April 2020            Interviews: 24th April 2020

Details on: www.chelmsford.anglican.org/vacancies

Application packs from the Archdeacon of Barking’s office: a.barking@chelmsford.anglican.org  

Closing Date: 30th March 2020

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