Vicar, All Saints Anchorsholme

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Post Reference: cofe/TP/2806/1516
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Clergy
Closing Date: 29/04/2019
Region / Division: Blackburn
Post Category: Clergy
Organizational Unit: Benefice
Location: Thornton Cleveleys, Blackpool


All Saints is a thriving evangelical Anglican Church, planted in 1960, serving a suburban costal parish in the Fylde Coast of around 10,000 with a reasonable degree of affluency compared with the wider urban areas of Cleveleys, Fleetwood and Blackpool.

Our vision is to be “Growing together with Christ at the Centre”


The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a new Vicar who is: 

  • is passionate about God and the gospel.  
  • is not ashamed of the Gospel and has a heart hungry for God’s vision
  • is empowered by the Holy Spirit. 
  • will preach the gospel of salvation in and through Christ alone. 
  • will lead and work with the whole fellowship of All Saints to bring people, whatever their circumstances and life history, to faith through Christ and to maturity in Christ. 
  • will shepherd and feed us on God’s word  
  • will encourage and equip us to practise every member ministry and to make the best use of all the gifts we have. 
  • Has the Lord’s vision of a harvest ripe for gathering and will lead us in reaching out into our community 
  • is a “people-person”, able to lead but routinely listening to those round him/her.
  • will recognise and nurture the gifts of all of us in the service  of God
  • will encourage us to practise styles of worship which allow us all to worship in ways which suit us but which are also welcoming to incomers. 

For more information about this application process, please use this link

About Us

What we offer:
-    A church that has always sought to be a beacon of God’s love and mercy in the Parish.   

-    A people who know they are only on the way but are eager to journey farther wherever God may take us, teachable and open to the Spirit of God.  
-    A fellowship, a Diocese and Deanery which are welcoming, worshipping, accepting and passionately determined to spread the gospel of salvation in Jesus Christ.  
-    A home in a very varied Christian community within a wider supportive Deanery where we support, respect and love one another as we work together in the Kingdom of God.

 Are you the one that God is calling? We long to run the race set before us. We want to serve with you, equipped by the power of God’s Holy Spirit. As we claim God’s promises and are filled with His grace, so we will love and serve others. We ask that God will set our lives on fire. As we work with the person of God’s calling, we will indeed ‘run and not grow weary….and rise up on eagle wings’ Isaiah 40v31. 

Please visit All Saints website:

Visits: By arrangement with Church Wardens:

For an informal conversation please contact either:

The Bishop of Lancaster, Rt Revd Dr Jill Duff via secretary Judith Henderson on 01254 503099,

email, or

The Area Dean, Rev Dr Simon Cox, Area Dean of Blackpool 01253 351886  


For information about Blackburn diocese please click here

For more information about this application process, please use this link

Closing date: Monday 29th April 2019

Interview date: Friday 24th May 2019

An enhanced DBS check will be required

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