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St John's Anglican Church, Gent, Belgium




Ref: JN012006

St John’s is a welcoming, inclusive and diverse community in the university city of Ghent in Belgium.

Our vibrant community consists of people from all over the world and of many nationalities, races, languages, denominations and faith backgrounds. Together we strive to follow the way of Jesus.

We are looking for a Senior Chaplain, to walk with us along the way.

We are praying for a priest who will be:

  • a team player with a love of pastoral work

  • open-hearted and welcoming to everyone

  • a good communicator across all age groups

  • driven with creativity, energy, vision, and enthusiasm

  • inspiring to all, nurturing everyone’s gifts

  • encouraging those who are seeking faith and answers

  • ecumenically minded

We offer:

  • a prayerful, supportive, and encouraging team

  • a welcoming congregation committed to reflecting God’s love in our lives and sharing that love with others

  • a remuneration package in line with standard practice in Belgium.

For an informal conversation, please contact:
The Venerable Sam Van Leer, Archdeacon of NW Europe

For a recruitment pack, the chaplaincy profile and to make an application please contact,Ms. Barbara Omoro, Appointments Secretary:

Closing Date: Friday 1st March 2024
Short Listing: Tuesday 5th March 2024
Interviews: Monday 22 April 2024

There is a commitment to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. Safeguarding Policies (vetting and screening) will apply to this post. The Diocese in Europe is keen to encourage applications from women and candidates from GMH backgrounds

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Closing date: 01 March 2024

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