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Assistant Priest, Part-time

Parish of Kalamunda-Lesmurdie

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Assistant Priest (0.5 FTE)

Parish of Kalamunda-Lesmurdie

We invite expressions of interest for the position of 0.5FTE Assistant Priest in the newly formed Parish of Kalamunda-Lesmurdie.

This position offers an opportunity to be part of a team ministry working with The Reverend John Ward and is ideal for an experienced priest who would welcome a reduced administration load or someone who wishes to pursue post-graduate studies. This ministry includes primary responsibility for services at St Swithun’s, Lesmurdie, mid-week services at St Barnabas and engaging with the local community.

We are a broad, inclusive church that values the Eucharist and creatively engages with the gospel and the seasons of the liturgical year. We have a strong focus on community connection.

The parish offers a unique ministry opportunity in the Perth Hills in the City of Kalamunda - where the country meets the city. The Kalamunda-Lesmurdie Parish includes the communities of Lesmurdie, Kalamunda, Gooseberry Hill, Bickley, Carmel and Pickering Brook. These communities range from well-established urban communities with a village feel to the agricultural/orchard/winery/cidery. Kalamunda has a busy Sunday Growers’ Market and a monthly Saturday Artisan Market. The area has a rich heritage in forestry and as a weekend retreat. It is home to a thriving arts community and has easy access to the dramatic bushland of the Kalamunda National Park and Greenmount State Forrest.

The Reverend John Ward
Ph: 0400 452 426

St Barnabas, Kalamunda

We are a diverse church community embracing people of all age groups, and worshipping in the tradition of the Anglican Communion. Our doors are open to everyone of any faith or none.

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St Swithun, Lesmurdie

St Swithunʼs Church was named after St Swithun former Bishop of Winchester who died in 862, said to be the patron saint of weather.

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