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Diocesan Director of Mission




London and Home Counties


Ref: JN007448

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This is an exciting time in the life of the Diocese of Guildford, shaped by our mission strategy of Transforming Church, Transforming Lives. Our supporting goals include establishing 100 new worshipping communities over the next 10 years, significantly growing the number of ordained clergy and lay leaders, and sharing expertise to
release fresh energy for mission, all based on our foundational goal: to develop ‘prayerful, confident disciples in daily life’.


We are seeking three new senior colleagues who share our passion to see lives and communities transformed through the love of Christ, and welcome applications for the following posts. Applicants are invited to apply for more than one if they wish to and could - in that case - be requested to attend two interviews.


We welcome applications for the following posts:


Diocesan Director of Mission


With responsibility for enabling the Church’s mission, as well as oversight of vocations, training (for clergy, lay and staff) and community engagement across the Diocese, we are seeking a candidate for this new role who is:

  • An inspiring and gifted leader
  • An enabler of teams and individuals
  • Experienced in parish mission and evangelism in a variety of contexts

Closing date for applications: 28th May 2019

Diocesan Director of Mission: 24th June 2019


For further information on each of the roles and guidance on the recruitment process, please visit


If you would have any queries, please contact Lynda Donaldson, Director of HR, in the first instance on 01483 790302.

Closing date: 28 May 2019


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