We are seeking a new Archdeacon of Bromley and Bexley following the retirement of the previous Archdeacon, this represents an exciting opportunity for both the successful applicant and the Diocese.
The new Archdeacon of Bromley and Bexley will begin this post at a kairos moment. As the nation slowly emerges from a pandemic that has hurt so many through bereavement, illness and lost employment and which is re-shaping much of how we think about the world, we endure the realities of war in Europe and we face a cost of living crisis, the Church is also at a key moment in its life. There is pastoral work with those who have endured loss, community engagement where care for other people needs to be organised, and evangelism to do as we both listen to others and share with them the hope we have in Christ.
The Diocese of Rochester has reviewed its Called Together strategy in the light of all this and has established five priorities, based on the five marks of mission, to guide next steps. These Called Together priorities are:
We are looking for someone who will:
The wider a group’s diversity, the smarter, wiser, more compassionate and creative its decision making becomes. We are committed to achieving diversity at Leadership level and throughout our Diocese by seeking UKME/GMH colleagues and those from a wide-range of backgrounds, to help us create a culture of inclusion and belonging.
Thank you for your interest in this post.
Further information on the diocese can be found in the information pack attached or at::
For enquiries, please contact Bishopscourt, 01634 842721 firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 17 October 2022
Interviews: 10 November 2022