Christ Church, Dalbeattie and our sister church St Ninian’s, Castle Douglas are currently in interregnum.  We are seeking a new Rector who will serve both Parishes.  On this page you will find our Rector Profile and Congregational Profiles for both churches.

Here is our current advertisement:

RECTOR of St Ninian’s, Castle Douglas and Christ Church, Dalbeattie

We are a linked Charge based in two small towns with a large hinterland in the beautiful Galloway countryside. We are seeking a Rector, in orders recognised by the Scottish Episcopal Church and of a central church tradition, who will be:

  • a caring pastor for the faithful in both congregations
  • an inspiring teacher and preacher
  • a priest who appreciates and supports our varied liturgies
  • an outward-looking person, prepared to engage with the wider community

We are offering a full stipend, excellent accommodation, and a generous package of allowances and expenses.

For further information, including congregational profiles (also attached below), please contact the Vestry Secretary of St Ninian’s Castle Douglas, Patrick Little

Telephone 01556 690507

The closing date for applications is Monday 13th November 2017

Interviews will take place in the week commencing 19th November 2017

The appointment will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure Scotland


Rector Profile:

Rector Profile for St Ninian’s Castle Douglas and Christ Church Dalbeattie

Congregational Profile for Christ Church, Dalbeattie:

Christ Church Congregational Profile 2017

Congregational Profile for St Ninians, Castle Douglas:

St Ninian’s Congregational Profile 2017