Down Under Anglicans put faith in Generation Next

Move over the Vicar of Dibley – it’s time to recruit a new generation of priests and they don’t want stereotypes.

That’s the message from the Anglican Church, which is tackling a widespread priest shortage. With the number of priests dwindling and many rural parishes forced to share vicars, the Brisbane Diocese is doing all it can to attract younger people to the profession.

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2 comments on “Down Under Anglicans put faith in Generation Next

  1. RMBruton says:

    “Previously a credit officer, Mr Berris has moved to Ipswich to start his new life on a $50,000 salary. The church is paying for his house, car and bills.” And the beat goes on…the irrelevant striving for relevancy.

  2. kmh1 says:

    I don’t think Sydney is short of candidates?