St Paul's is a friendly liberal-catholic, inclusive church with an increasingly diverse congregation, a strong musical tradition and a busy community centre.
St Paul's Parish is situated between Wimbledon Common, Wimbledon Park and Southfields tube station with a young and changing demographic.
We want to grow, in faith and in numbers, to be outward-facing, and work with and support the local community.
We are looking for a priest who will work with us, helping us explore our faith and to enable us to related this to how we live our lives.
We are seeking a priest with vision and energy who:
For more information about this application process, please use this link
Parish visits for shortlisted applicants: either Saturday, 22nd September or Wednesday, 26th September 2018.
Interviews for shortlisted applicants: 27th September 2018
The congregation values friendliness and inclusiveness, relevant and challenging preaching, a strong music tradition (evident in the regular all-age choir and musical pieces) and the engagement and participation of young people (where possible) during the main service. Theologically, most of the congregation are now liberal and pro-inclusion, with some more traditionally catholic and some more clearly evangelical in their leanings. All have an active questioning approach to faith and discipleship. Many people in the congregation have expressed their appreciation of being able to sample many different styles of worship and preaching during the interregnum.