Vicar of Great Harwood St Bartholomew and St John

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Could God be calling you to be Vicar of St. Bartholomew’s & St. John Great Harwood?

Who and where

  • An attractive market town in Lancashire, between Blackburn and Clitheroe
  • A 100+ congregation of all ages with midweek groups for children
  • Only one church building, dating from the 14th century, recently reordered
  • Thriving parish organisations – MU, Cursillo, St. Bart’s Tots, Knit and Pray, uniformed groups
  • Two church aided primary schools, with close links and supportive staff
  • A congregation keen to move forward in line with the diocesan Vision 2026
  • A parish office staffed by volunteers

What the parish is praying for

  • A Vicar who can help us proclaim the Good News of God’s Love whilst maintaining our central Eucharistic churchmanship, encouraging young people and involving them and challenging us along the way.
  • A people person who enjoys spending time in the community.
  • Someone with a love for God and for all people who is willing to take
  • the church forward in line with Vision 2026
  • Someone who can engage with families and young people.
  • A vibrant personable individual with the experience to encourage a collection of volunteers to grow in God.

For information about Blackburn diocese please click here

For information about the parish please view the parish profile attached below and also visit the church website

For an informal discussion about the role please contact The Area Dean of Whalley, Revd Jonathan Carmyllie on 01254 824679 or by email

To learn more about the requirements for your application to this open post, please click here

Closing date – 4th October 2018

Interview date - 29th October 2018