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House for Duty or Self- Supporting Associate Minister

St Matthew's Salford Priors




West Midlands


Ref: JN007163

Job Description

Are you called to minister in a village with great opportunities for missional advance and growth?


We welcome applications from gently charismatic evangelical priests who are:


  • Pastoral evangelists who would love to exercise these gifts in a village context, with a particular heart and passion for reaching families, including via schools.
  • Able to ensure worship is attractive and relevant to the whole village community, including younger families. We would also welcome being sensitively moved forwards in understanding and greater experience of spiritual gifts in worship, mission and everyday life.
  • Able to prioritise ministry within one village whilst working within the relational dynamics of a wider benefice. This will include an ability to gently and sensitively handle some issues of past hurt which can still affect our present reality.
  • Fun to be with and enjoy working with and empowering lay leaders.


Further details and application form are available from

or from the Administrative Assistant to the Archdeacons, Joe Grayson, (024 7652 1342)


Informal conversations welcome:

Rector: Peter Walker, on (01789 772217)

Area Dean: Richard Mutter on (07791 491239)

Assistant Archdeacon: Clive Hogger on (07377 997143)


Closing date for applications: Friday 5th July 2019

Interviews: Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th July 2019


The Diocese of Coventry welcomes applications from people of BAME heritage as they are currently underrepresented in the leadership of the diocese.


Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.


The Diocese of Coventry is committed to the wellbeing of clergy.

Closing date: 05 July 2019


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