The position of Vicar of St Laurence’s, Long Eaton, and Priest-in-charge at Holy Trinity, Ilkeston is currently vacant, and now being advertised. The text of the advertisement is as follows:-


We are two Resolution parishes under oversight of the Bishop of Ebbsfleet and affiliated to The Society

We eagerly await a new pastor who

  • · Will be committed to the centrality of prayer, the sacraments, scripture and service to the community
  • · Will nurture, encourage, motivate and challenge us in the areas of mission, growth and outreach
  • · Will be at ease across the whole church family

We are two parishes in the catholic tradition who

  • · Strive for excellence in worship and depth in prayer
  • · Want to be better at outreach and mission
  • · Want help in developing and growing our vision

Conversations are welcome with the Bishop of Ebbsfleet: 0118 948 1038 or

and/or the Archdeacon of Derby: 01332 388 676 or

The closing date for applications is 28th February 2020, and  interviews will be held on 24th March 2020.

Enhanced DBS clearance required



As a result of the Coronavirus epidemic, interviews with shortlisted candidates to fill the Vacancy are postponed for the time being.

An introductory summary of the Parish Profile for the two parishes can be read here:-
The full Parish Profile and Statement  of Needs for the two parishes can be read here:-