VICAR: The Parish of Irchester with Stanton Cross

Posted 1 month agoExpires in 9 days
Northampton Archdeaconry
Office Holder

Irchester and Stanton Cross are situated on the edge of Wellingborough and are within easy reach of Northampton. Road and rail links are good with the new shopping and leisure area of Rushden Lakes close by.

We are seeking a new vicar who will help us grow in faith and discipleship, and who will energise our mission, both within Irchester and in the new housing development of Stanton Cross.

We can offer you:

  • A warm and welcoming church family who are looking forward to meeting you.
  • Openness to embracing new patterns of worship.
  • Dedicated and willing volunteers.
  • A church and vicarage in a good state of repair in a busy village.
  • Our company and enthusiasm as we work together to grow a new faith community in Stanton Cross.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact The Ven Richard Ormston at

Applications preferred from our website Diocese of Peterborough | Vacancies ( or by emailing the PA to the Archdeacons:

We hope you will have:

  • A contagious and inspiring faith.
  • The ability to support our growing ministry to children, young people and families.
  • The desire to be visible in our communities.
  • Communication skills – in church and in the community.
  • Experience in the use of technology and social media to deliver services and manage day to day activities as part of our ministry.
  • Inspiration to create new forms of worship whilst appreciating the comfort our congregation find in traditional liturgy
  • The ability to think strategically and be a team player.