Priest in Charge for the East End Episcopal Churches, Glasgow

Scottish Episcopal Church

United Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway
East End Episcopal Churches, Glasgow

(Incorporating St John’s, Baillieston and St Serf’s with St Kentigern’s, Shettleston)

Is God calling you to serve in the East End of Glasgow?

Priest-in-Charge post funded for three years
extendable if considered to be successful at 2.5-year review

Three small (mainly older) congregations, looking for a priest who is:
•confident and patient leader, who is pastoral and encouraging;
•willing to walk alongside us, helping us regain confidence after some years of change and uncertainty so that we can begin to look outward and discern how God is calling us to serve our local communities;
•comfortable with Scottish Episcopal liturgies and inclusive ethos.

We offer:
•committed, welcoming congregations, each with their own identity and church style, but willing to work and worship together;
•socially varied and interesting area with the potential for developing missional involvement in a variety of ways, including schools, care homes, ecumenical cooperation, and local support groups;
•housing provided according to individual circumstance.

Find out more

Bishop’s Welcome Letter (PDF)
Congregational and Priest’s Profile (PDF)
Video Profile (YouTube)
Application Form (Word)

Applicants must be an ordained member of the Anglican Communion or in a denomination in full communion with the Scottish Episcopal Church.

Informal conversations welcomed:

Enhanced disclosure will be required.

Closing date: New closing date – midday 14 July 2023
First Zoom interview: Wednesday 26 July 2023