Vicar of St Paul and St Mark, Old Ford, London

Bow | London | Closing date: 16 June

St Paul Old Ford is a friendly, welcoming Anglican church in Bow, East London. We are a church at the heart of our changing local community, and in normal times our building is a centre for life in Bow, open every day for a wide range of church and community activities.

We are looking for a vicar who:

  • Can build strong relationships within the church and across the community.

  • Is inclusive and non-judgemental, welcoming and approachable, and able to make warm connections with people from all walks of life.

  • Is committed to prayer as an utterly vital part of their life.

  • Has a passion for Jesus, loves the Bible and is excited about seeing God’s word change lives in the church and the community.

  • Will come to our parish to listen and learn, to see what’s working well and what needs improving.

  • Is a good strategic leader, who can build on our current vision for the church.

  • Will take the congregation with them in their vision, communicating well and making sure everyone can participate.

  • Will be a good a team leader for the St Paul’s staff team, with excellent people management skills, and will work well as part of the team.

  • Understands the importance of pastoral care, is kind, caring, has empathy and is a good listener.

  • Encourages leadership in others.


Closing date midnight 16 June.

Visit and interviews 15 and 16 July.

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