St John the Divine, Sandylands, Morecambe
The Parish of John the Divine Sandylands is situated between Morecambe’s west end the ancient village of Heysham and often referred to as "The Church in the Garden by the Sea”.
The parish has a population of 5.5k parishioners and located in the north-west of Blackburn Diocese, situated on the edge of Morecambe Bay with easy access to the M6 giving excellent links to major towns and cities in the North West, as well as to the Lake District, the Trough of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales.
Lancaster and Morecambe Deanery contains a wonderful variety of contexts and missional opportunities. There is a huge variety of experience, of context, and style of ministry, but we share a commitment to work well together and honour one another.
Bishop Jill writes: “St John’s is a joyful family, keen to reach out down the generations, to continue to draw the community to the horizon of heaven.”
The Bishop of Lancaster and Parish Representatives would like to appoint a Vicar of St John’s who will:
Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 1st November
For an informal conversation about the post, please contact the Archdeacon of Lancaster: Ven David Picken (email@example.com)
Interviews will be held on 14th November 2022.
For more information about Blackburn diocese: https://jobs.churchofengland.org/blackburn/vision-2026/
For more information about the Pathways application process https://jobs.churchofengland.org/clergycandidatesfaq/