The Church of St Peter, Folkestone, is the Parish Church of the East Cliff area of Folkestone.
It is a church rooted in the traditional Catholic expression of the Church of England and has a proud history of service to this part of Folkestone which has faced a number of socio-economic challenges over the years. In a town which is changing through development and in a Church that is serving a changing society, St Peter's wishes to continue to offer excellent, Catholic worship and incarnational mission to the community and build these up further for the task facing today's Church.
S. Peter’s, Folkestone
(under the episcopal care of the Bishop of Richborough)
The Bishop of Dover and the Patron wish to appoint a mission-minded priest in the Catholic tradition to be Mission Priest (Priest-in-Charge) for S. Peter’s. This is an innovative role, jointly funded by the Diocese and the Forward in Folkestone Foundation, for a full-time priest to lead the parish as it continues to grow in numbers and confidence after a time of rebuilding, both physically and spiritually.
Our new priest will be a man who
What we can offer:
The parish has passed the Resolution under the House of Bishops’ Declaration on the Ministry of Bishops and Priests.
Closing date: 03/03/2019
Any queries to the Archdeacon of Ashford’s PA, Louise Mills: