St Anne’s is a welcoming church of historic significance, a Crown living adjacent to the entrance of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a World Heritage Site that forms part of our parish. It has an engaged and committed congregation drawn from across Kew and parts of west London whose worship is firmly based in the eucharistic tradition.
The parish, patron and bishop are prayerfully seeking a priest who has the vision, ambition, energy, and communication skills necessary to work collaboratively with the congregation and across the community and Diocese, and will:
be committed to excellence in sacramental worship, music and preaching
guide, support, encourage and lead the church community as it develops more adventurous and relevant expressions of faith
be eager to support and develop a thriving ministry to children and young people
encourage and nurture leadership and gifts amongst the laity
bring a strong emphasis to the pastoral aspects of priestly vocation and develop a lay-led pastoral support team
promote and deepen positive links with The Queen’s School which has long-standing and strong connections with our church
continue and further strengthen our relationships with local churches and schools, the Royal Botanic Gardens and community organisations
work to increase St Anne’s outreach and deepen its commitment to Social and Climate Justice and contemporary issues
collaborate with the PCC and congregation to develop a strategic long-term Mission Action Plan.
For further details and to apply, please visit click the ‘apply for this job’ button below.
If you would like an informal conversation with the archdeacon, please contact the Archdeacon’s PA, Romana Nelson at [email protected] to arrange a time for a conversation.
Closing Date: Midnight on Sunday 5 December 2021
Parish Visit for shortlisted candidates: Saturday 8 January 2022
Interviews: Wednesday 12 January 2022
This post is subject to a DBS enhanced disclosure
Thank you, all looks good. Romana
Closing date: 05 December 2021