Children & Families Pastor

St Marks, Battersea Rise | Clapham Junction, SW London

Description of Job

St Mark’s Battersea Rise is a large, lively, evangelical, charismatic Anglican church which is five minutes from Clapham Junction, in the heart of a vibrant, diverse, and ever-changing inner-London community. At St Mark’s we are a family together coming home to God, and helping others to do the same. We want to be changed by His Word, to live in the power of His Spirit, and to be His hands and feet in our community.

We are looking for a confident, fun and committed Children & Families Pastor who is passionate about making Jesus known to kids of all ages and equipping their parents/carers to parent for faith with confidence, to join our large and lively staff team.

In this full-time role you’ll have pastoral oversight of over 150 children and their families within our congregation, and of more than 60 volunteers. You’ll also make connections with, and create opportunities to share the gospel of Jesus with, children and families in our local community. We've moved lots of what we do online in light of the current COVID-19 crisis, and are looking forward to hearing your ideas about how we can continue to engage our children and families at St Mark’s, and reach out into the community, in new and creative ways during this time.

To apply for the role, have a read of the Role Profile and send your completed application form to our Pastoral & Operations Director, Sarah Spreckley ( by midnight Sunday 21 June.

Interviews w/c Monday 29 June.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to discuss further, please email to arrange a time to chat on the phone.

Application form Role Profile


St Marks, Battersea Rise

St Mark’s is a lively, charismatic evangelical Anglican church seeking to advance God’s kingdom through a Christ-centred, Bible-based, Spirit-empowered ministry. One of the first church plants from Holy Trinity Brompton back in 1987, our three Sunday congregations now attract over 400 adults, 100 children and 40 youth each week. These services are complemented by a great variety of midweek community ministries, courses, cell groups, training and events.

Clapham Junction, SW London