Vacancy: Rector, St Columba, Bathgate & St Peter, Linlithgow

September 29, 2022

A full time position
St Columba, Bathgate
St Peter, Linlithgow
Remuneration: Scottish Episcopal Church Clergy Standard Stipend

Located in the central belt of Scotland, the combined churches of St Columba’s Bathgate and St Peter’s Linlithgow are looking for a new rector.

We are friendly and welcoming congregations who play an active part in our respective communities.

We are seeking a rector with strong leadership and communication skills who will inspire us in our mission and worship and help us develop further opportunities for community engagement and spiritual growth.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact The Very Revd Frances Burberry (Dean of the Diocese of Edinburgh) on: 0131 315 0404 or e-mail: We look forward to hearing from you.

Congregational profiles, person specification and application form are on the St Columba’s and St Peter’s websites.

The appointment is subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Record Disclosure (Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007).

Closing date: Monday 7 November 2022
Interview date: Saturday 19 November 2022

Registered Charity Number SC023269 – St Columba
Registered Charity Number SC023190 – St Peter