Vacancies and Appointments


There will always be a number of vacancies within the Diocese of Rochester, both ordained and lay. The links below will take you to further details of the clergy vacancies in each of the Archdeaconries and the lay vacancies across the Diocese.

If you wish to discuss the possibility of moving to work within the Diocese of Rochester please contact the appropriate Archdeacon for clergy appointments or The Diocesan Secretary for lay appointments.

Archdeaconry of Bromley & Bexley

Archdeaconry of Rochester

Archdeaconry of Tonbridge

Lay Positions

Other opportunities

Children and Young People


The following appointments have been made and the links will take you to the relevant webpages for the parish/department/etc:

  • Charlie Lloyd-Evans Priest in Charge at Greenhithe from 21.11.20
  • Charlie Lloyd-Evans  Priest in Charge at Swanscombe from 21.11.20
  • Dorothy McGarvey Rector at Eynsford, Farningham & Lullingstone from 26.11.20
  • James Southward* Priest in Charge at Perry Street from 03.12.20
  • Gary Townsend Rector at Mereworth, Wateringbury & W Peckham from 30.01.21
  • Jenny Peterson Vicar at Crockenhill from  .......01.21
  • Jonathan Bauer Rector at St Nicholas, Chislehurst from .....01.21
  • Nigel Pool Associate VIcar/SSM at Christ Church Beckenham  from 05.10.2020

* Alongside current duties


Diocesan Secretary
Matthew Girt
Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Bromley & Bexley
The Ven Dr Paul Wright

Tel: 020 8467 8743

Archdeacon of Rochester
The Ven Andrew Wooding Jones

Tel: 01634 560000

Archdeacon of Tonbridge
The Ven Julie Conalty
Tel: 01732 833840

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