Rector St Bridget West Kirby

Rector of West Kirby with Caldy on the Wirral peninsula

Seeking to follow Jesus with open hearts, open minds and open hands


Situated in a small town on the estuary of the Dee, the Parish (population 6500: electoral roll 209) includes many professional people. Currently there is one assistant MSE priest, three readers and four active retired clergy. There is a controlled C of E school and an independent primary school. The parish is registered with 'Inclusive Church', has a pattern of moderate catholic liturgical worship and a strong preaching tradition.  We have established collaborative ordained and lay ministry, house groups, adult and family-focused services and a parish office with an administrator.


We seek a full time priest as incumbent who is:

  • a person of prayer and vision to help us grow into the Christian community we long to be
  • of open and inclusive churchmanship
  • prepared further to inspire and encourage lay participation and training
  • prepared to build on our work with schools and young families


We will support you with:

  • a friendly, prayerful and searching Christian community
  • a capable and supportive PCC and ministry team
  • a financially healthy parish
  • respect  for your well-being and private life
  • a modern, conveniently located and well-appointed rectory


For more details please contact the Dean of Chester’s office on 01244 500978 or

Applications should be submitted to


Application by: 21st  February 2020 



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