Welcome to Rushen Parish

  • Parish Administrator (Part-time)

    We are looking for a dedicated person, who will work under the direct supervision of the Vicar, to provide excellent administration services.  A job and person specfication can be downloaded here
    Closing Date:  Friday 1 April 2022
    Interviews:  Friday 8 April 2022 (afternoon)



    Whether you’ve been going to church for years or this is your first time exploring Christianity – you will find a warm welcome at all four of our churches.


    Our four churches offer different worship styles to the communities which they seek to serve and we hope you will be able to experience them for yourself. The churches are:



    They work to support each other and share the same vicar, Rev. Joe Heaton. You can contact him or the Parish Office



    We are home to a large, friendly and diverse group of Christians that aim to be


    • warm and accepting,

    • child friendly,

    • vibrant, reflective and relevant in worship,

    • thoughtful in our faith,

    • serving the wider world.


    Sunday worship lasts about an hour. Children and Young People will often meet in their own groups and join with adults for Communion.  For details of our service times please click here.


    All the churches are open daily for prayer, peace and reflection.


    The Parish of Rushen is committed to the safeguarding, nurture and care of everyone within our church community. 

    If you, or someone you know, are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult is at risk or has been harmed, or are concerned about the behaviour of someone towards children or vulnerable adults, please contact:   Rushen Parish Safeguarding Officer,
    Claire Jennings  Tel: 830850   /  Email:
     Admin  as soon as possible.  For further information about Safeguarding, please click on the link on the right.


    The Parish of Rushen is part of the Church of England in the Diocese of Sodor and Man. We are one of the ancient parishes of the Isle of Man and are found at the southernmost tip of the island. 


    The two other parishes in the south of the island are: Malew and Santan, and Castletown and Arbory.  Together, the three parishes form the Southern Mission Partnership. 

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