Diocese of Chichester

A GUIDE FOR WRITING A SUCCESSFUL PARISH PROFILE

You are probably reading this document because your parish has become vacant and you need to produce a parish profile. The parish profile is a key part of the process of attracting a new priest to work with you as you seek to serve the needs of your church, community and the Gospel. The parish profile is the document on which a prospective applicant will base their decision to take the application further. If you are to attract the right person, then it needs to be an appealing document.This guide is designed to help you in that process.