New Vicar!

We are delighted that Reverend Ian Tomkins has been appointed to be Vicar at St Matthew’s. Ian knows Bristol and its churches well, having worked closely with the clergy in Bristol diocese for the last seven and a half years as Adviser for Ministerial Support and Assistant Head of Ministry Development. Before his current role he was vicar of a benefice of two parishes in Hertfordshire. Prior to working in ministry he worked in business. We look forward to welcoming Ian, his wife Deborah and their family to the parish of St Matthew’s and to our journey together.

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Advertisement in Church Times

The advertisement for the new Vicar for the parish of St Matthew & St Nathanæl, Bristol was published in the Church Times on 6th April 2018.

The Application Pack can be downloaded.

For informal enquiries about this exciting opportunity please contact: Kathy Burch 0300 123 0780 ext 4388.
For full details and to apply visit
Closing date 19 April.
Interviews and visits 10 & 11 May.
This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

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Church Administrator

We are pleased to announce that Julia Wright has been appointed as Church Administrator. please bear with her as she settles into the job, particularly as there is likely to be some disruption during the building work.

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Church Administrator

…for St Matthew’s and St Nathanael’s, Bristol

Part time – 20 hours per week, salary circa £20k per annum (pro-rata)

We are seeking to appoint a gifted administrator who is a natural co-ordinating communicator and an enthusiastic team member with a servant heart. The successful applicant will be a natural organiser, co-ordinator and planner. We are looking for somebody who is pro-active in facilitating and co-ordinating the day-to-day administration of the church office.

This is a key role in the life of the church and we are keen to appoint someone quite quickly. Closing date for applications is Friday 3rd November with interviews taking place during the w/c 6th November 2017.

A job description and application form can be downloaded here:

Administrator Job Description
Application Guidance Notes- Admin
Administrator Post Introduction
St Matthews – Application Form-Admin

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