Staff Vacancies

Ministry Trainee Scheme

St Michael’s is looking for dedicated ministry trainees to join our dynamic team. The scheme runs for two years, with the possibility of a third year for those actively pursuing ordination, and is roughly divided into three equal parts:

  • Biblical and Theological Training
  • Ministry Training and Experience
  • Training and Involvement in Practical Service

For more information about the Ministry Trainee Scheme, please click here.

For an application form, or if you would like to talk further about being a Ministry Trainee, please contact Guy Axelson at

The closing date for applications is 27 April 2020.

Vicar Appointment News

We are delighted to announce that Rev. Rupert Charkham has been appointed as our next Vicar. 

Rupert,  who was the unanimous choice of the selection panel, is currently Vicar of Holy Trinity Church in Cambridge and Chaplain to the Queen.  Prior to Cambridge he was Rector of St. Paul’s in Salisbury, and previously worked in churches in Oxford and London. Rupert is married to Liz and they have two adult children.  

Rupert’s licensing by the Bishop of London will take place at St. Michael’s on Wednesday 20th May in the evening.

Click here for Rupert’s letter to the congregation of St. Michael’s.  

Revd Rupert Charkham and his wife, Liz.


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