vicar in heartsease, norwich

A single-church estate parish on the eastern side of the city of Norwich is seeking a community-minded priest to lead the team of laypeople, Readers and curate in proclaiming the gospel and providing excellent pastoral care.


With a modern church and hall, and adjacent premises ‘The Hive’ used for various activities, this is a church embedded in its community, who want to continue their journey of becoming ‘Jesus-Shaped People’. It has recently formed a Mission Partnership with its neighbouring parish, Thorpe Hamlet, to extend the team and work together where suitable mission opportunities arise.

If you are:

  • open evangelical in your outlook
  • a clear, accessible and relevant communicator
  • a collaborative person with a record of effective work in developing teams
  • a person of vision with the skills to enable the church to continue to grow,

then please download the documents below for full details or email the Archdeacon of Norwich, the Ven Karen Hutchinson or call  01603 629001.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Monday 2 September

Interviews: Monday 16 September

more details here

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Andy Delmege

Andy has served on outer estates for most of his ministry. He is currently Vicar of St Bede’s, Brandwood and is Urban Estates Missioner in Birmingham. He is Chair of NECN and part of the Estates Evangelism Task Group. He blogs at

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