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Head of Church Growth




North West


Ref: JN006880

Job Description

Salary/Grade: Diocesan Pay-scale Band 6.1 – 6.2 (£38,805 - £44,744)


The Bishop of Manchester is seeking to appoint a full time Head of Church Growth who will:


  • Lead the development and implementation of the Diocese’s Church Growth strategy
  • Encourage and enable church planting, fresh expressions of church and evangelism across the traditions of the Diocese
  • Support and enable Resource churches and church revitalisation
  • Contribute to the development of other initiatives that lead to church growth
  • Provide and signpost resources for prayer, evangelism and missionary discipleship

We would welcome applications from Lay or Ordained Christians who:


  • are passionate about the growth of the Church and have a track record for it
  • are able to help develop and implement strategy
  • can serve the diverse communities and traditions of the Diocese
  • are creative and imaginative in finding new ways of advancing the Kingdom
  • are team players who can inspire and empower others

There is an Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian, and member of the Anglican Church, in accordance with Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.


A full application pack is available on the diocesan website:


For an informal conversation about the post, please contact the Bishop of Bolton:

0161 790 8289 or


Closing date: Monday 7 January 2019 at 5 pm

Interview date: Friday 18 January 2019

Closing date: 07 January 2019


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