The Benefice of Parish of St Peter and St Paul with St Andrew, Flitwick is part of the Diocese of St Albans and it is an enormously valued and valuable member of the Diocesan family. The Bishop of St Albans and I expect its mission and ministry to further develop and strengthen under the guidance of its new Vicar
The Benefice requires a priest who will build on the strong base of pastoral ministry by the previous incumbent over many years, and enable the church to grow spiritually and numerically. In particular this will require the new Vicar to develop and release the gifts of the congregation, to promote shared leadership and to further enhance the role of the Parish Church at the heart of the town.
This is a post full of opportunity. The new incumbent will be a person of vision who can connect with the congregation’s appetite for change.
This is a benefice which has affirmed and has been blessed by the contribution of ordained women in public ministry, and the Diocese looks for this approach to continue.
Our church family seeking a committed, energetic, and approachable mentor to lead our post-pandemic renewal as an inclusive, loving, and active Christian community, serving and caring for our town. Flitwick is community of 13,500, with excellent access to national road and rail networks, as well as delightful countryside on the doorstep.
We prayerfully seek an incumbent who is:
For further information and to apply please contact the Archdeacon of Bedford's office firstname.lastname@example.org or 01727 818 167
Please note that applications cannot be made via the Pathways Platform
Closing date for applications: 9am Thursday11th November 2021
Interview date: Wednesday 1st December 2021