Vacancy: Rector: East Perthshire Charges

March 23, 2019

Scottish Episcopal Church
Diocese of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane

Full Time Rector:
St Catharine’s, Blairgowrie; St Anne’s, Coupar Angus; St Ninian’s, Alyth together with pastoral support for St Michael and All Angels’, Ballintuim, Perthshire.

Contract: A full time position with appointment subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure Scotland check (Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2017)

Job Description:

These charges lie in East Perthshire, Scotland, at the foothills of the highlands, all within a 10-mile radius of Blairgowrie which is within easy reach of Perth and Dundee, and not too far from Edinburgh and Glasgow.

We can offer:

  • Four committed congregations with dedicated teams of altar servers, readers etc.
  • Enthusiastic vestries which cooperate well together.
  • Support from retired clergy and trained lay ministry.
  • A community centre and church halls that enable us to support our local communities
  • An attractive 3/4-bedroomed detached house in a smart residential area close to good schools and amenities
  • An opportunity to exercise and develop your own gifts and calling

We are looking for a strongly spiritual, energetic priest who is a confident communicator, able to engage with people and who will:

  • Help develop ties and be relevant within the community
  • Contribute to the development of our congregations
  • Provide pastoral care to all congregational members
  • Encourage further lay participation
  • Inspire people on their spiritual journey

Closing date for applications is: Tuesday 8 June 2019
Interview date is: 26/27 June 2019

A congregational profile and application form, can be downloaded from www.abcsaints.co.uk, or contact our Joint Liaison Committee secretary: Liz Crichton, Annandale, Main St, Kirkmichael, Perthshire, PH10 7NT Email: liz.crichton@virgin.net