Vicar – Wolvercote and Wytham

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Merton College, Oxford, and Christ Church, Oxford, seek to appoint a vicar at St Peter, Wolvercote and All Saints, Wytham.

The parishes of Wolvercote and Wytham (population 6,100) are situated at the northern edge of the City of Oxford.

The people of these two parishes are looking forward to working with a prayerful and open-minded priest with strong leadership skills, who will:

  • help them to look for innovative ways of engaging with a diverse and growing local population
  • enable them to grow spiritually and numerically
  • be enthusiastic about working with children
  • embrace and develop their liberal catholic and Prayer Book traditions
  • be fully supportive of their inclusive ethos
  • have a collaborative approach to working with colleagues and a desire to identify and equip new lay leaders.

Read the parish profile

Application form


To arrange an informal conversation about the post, contact:

Canon Simon Jones, Chaplain of Merton College

or the Revd Anthony BuckleyArea Dean of the Oxford Deanery

Completed application forms should be sent to


Closing date for applications: 5 March 2021

Interviews: 15 April 2021


DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.