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Church Growth Officer and Priest in Charge




London and Home Counties

Ref: JN005367

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of the Benefice of Renhold, Bedfordshire

Church Growth Officer and Priest in Charge

of the Benefice of Renhold, Bedfordshire


The Diocese of St Albans seeks an exceptional individual who will spend half their time as part of the Church Growth Team within the Diocese Mission Department, working across the Bedford Archdeaconry, and the other half as Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Renhold.


As Church Growth Officer they will catalyse spiritual and numerical growth in churches so that they can make a bigger difference in transforming their local communities. The appointee will provide consultancy, training and strategic input that enables the effective implementation of Mission Action Plans and their resourcing. The Benefice is seeking an individual who will inspire, lead and encourage them to develop a growing church including outreach to the local community.


Applicants will be committed to Mission Action Planning, our Living God’s Love vision for mission and growth, and the blended economy of traditional and new forms of church. They will also have expertise and proven skills in mission and church growth and good oral and written communication skills, including the use of IT and social media.



Enhanced DBS Disclosure is required


Closing Date: Friday 16th March 2018, 12 Noon

Interview date: 11th April 2018 in St Albans

12th April 2018 in the Benefice


Further details available from


Applications to

The Diocesan Secretary, Holywell Lodge, 41 Holywell Hill,
St Albans AL1 1HE

or by email to

Closing date: 16 March 2018


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