Sale St. Anne

St Anne, Sale is a large, friendly Anglican Church, in a mixed suburban parish in south Manchester, within the liberal catholic tradition and a diverse mix of age, ethnicity and Christian experience. St Francis now holds occasional services and is increasingly active in the community. The benefice has a combined population in excess of 19,000.  The staff team includes a stipendiary curate.

A Vicar is sought who has:

  • A collaborative leadership style
  • A positive and supportive approach to choral and music tradition
  • An ability to look afresh at the gifts of the congregation and help to grow a new vision, whilst valuing the traditions
  • A willingness to engage with the challenges of increasing the finances so that mission can flourish
  • An imaginative approach to scripture and the ability to engage with all ages in the parish.

There is an excellent vicarage with good local amenities.

Parish Profile

Parish Fact Sheet

Parish Accounts

Annual Report

Closing date for applications:         noon on Thursday 22 February 2018

Parish visit will be held on:              afternoon of Monday 5 March

Interviews will be held on:               Tuesday 6 March 2018

For further details and an informal conversation, please contact the Bishop of Stockport, the Rt Revd Libby Lane on 0161 928 5611.

Application Form

Please send completed application forms to the Bishop of Stockport’s office:

The Rt Revd Libby Lane, Bishop’s Lodge, Back Lane, Dunham, Altrincham, WA14 4GE.