Provost of Oban Cathedral

We are seeking an experienced priest who has a calling to serve God and His people in our beautiful area and historic Cathedral as Provost. This is an exciting opportunity to:

  • lead our congregation in reviewing its mission to our area as it enters the next phase of the Diocesan mission programme “From Membership to Discipleship”.
  • minister to two congregations, one based in the cathedral serving Oban and its rural hinterland (total population 15,000, growing to over 25,000 in the summer) and a small dependent congregation.
  • develop diocesan, provincial and civic links as part of the senior diocesan team, taking mission to town and Province.

The Rectory is a substantial 4-bedroomed Victorian house with outstanding views across the harbour and islands.

The priest must have or obtain, Enhanced Disclosure Scotland (Protection of Vulnerable Groups).

For informal conversation: contact the Bishop, Rt Rev Kevin Pearson Tel: 01631-570870; email:

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Closing date for applications: 15th December, interviews 10th and 11th January 2018


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