Diocese of ChichesterDiocese of Chichester

Vicar for the Parish of St John the Evangelist, Copthorne

Vicar for the Parish of St John the Evangelist, Copthorne

The Bishop of Chichester seeks to appoint a Vicar to this parish.

 We offer: 

  • Supportive and welcoming congregation in an expanding village of over 5,000 people 
  • Enthusiastic, hardworking leadership team. 
  • A strong sense of community within the village 
  • ‘Parish Hub’ a modern building completed in 2015 with own administrators & caretaker 
  • Parish administrator, assistant administrator, verger & organists, churchyard groundsman. 
  • A large 4 bedroom detached vicarage. 
  • Excellent transport links (Gatwick, Crawley and East Grinstead) 
  • C of E Junior School in the village and Secondary School in Crawley 

We are praying for a Priest who is: 

  • A confident, energetic leader. Willing to work collaboratively. 
  • Experienced at growing churches and enthusing others. 
  • Has an inclusive approach to the pastoral needs of all ages. 
  • Willing to have a high profile in the village by maximising pastoral care. 

Application Form and Parish Profile available from:
The Ven Fiona Windsor, The Archdeacon of Horsham ,
20 Langley Lane, Ifield, Crawley RH11 0NA
Email: archhorsham@chichester.anglican.org

Parish_of_Copthorne_West_Sussex_2017.pdf (2.8 MB)