Vacancy: Rector, St Peter’s, Peebles and St Andrew’s, Innerleithen

September 2, 2019

Diocese of Edinburgh
Rector of St Peter’s, Peebles and St Andrew’s, Innerleithen

A full time position.
Renumeration: Scottish Episcopal Church Clergy Standard Stipend.

Are you a collaborative leader seeking to work with faithful, enthusiastic and willing congregations? Are you able to inspire people of all ages, from a wide range of traditions and theological perspectives? Are you passionate about building bridges between churches and their communities, creating opportunities to demonstrate God’s love?

If so, then you might be the person God is calling to be our new Rector.

We are two congregations only six miles apart in the beautiful Scottish Borders, and we are praying for a new Rector who will work together with us to:

  • Offer inspiring worship and thoughtful teaching to help us grow spiritually
  • Build both our churches through our ethos of generous, inclusive hospitality
  • Connect with our schools, local communities and other churches
  • Increase our confidence in sharing faith and drawing people to Jesus

We can offer:

  • A ministry team and two friendly congregations wanting to contribute and grow
  • A relaxed openness to different styles of worship and a willing choir
  • Two well-maintained church buildings and a large rectory in attractive Peebles

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

Further details and application form are available on St Peter’s website: www.stpeterspeebles.org

For more details or informal conversation please contact the Very Reverend Frances Burberry (Dean of Edinburgh) at dean@dioceseofedinburgh.org or 0131 315 0404

Closing Date: 21st October
Interview Date: 23rd November

Registered Charities No: SC002464 and SC022359