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Lead Evangelist and Priest in Charge

Diocese of Edinburgh & Church Army






Ref: JN005927

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Are you passionate about helping people come to a living faith in Jesus? Can you inspire and equip others to do the same? Are you an ordained Church Army Evangelist, or an Anglican Priest willing to join the Church Army Community?


If so then we have just the job for YOU in a new Centre of Mission being established by the Diocese of Edinburgh and Church Army in the Scottish Borders.


You will be need to be a gifted leader both to guide and empower the Collaborative Ministry Teams in continuing to grow the three inherited churches in this partnership, whilst concentrating your own efforts on those who do not attend church to develop fresh expressions of church across the area. You will be assisted in this exciting ministry by a full-time pioneer evangelist whom you will help recruit.


As the Priest in Charge and Lead Evangelist of the new A7 group of charges, St Peter’s in Galashiels, St John’s in Selkirk and St Cuthbert’s in Hawick, you will be appointed initially for 5 years (with the opportunity to renew) and will be accountable directly to the Diocesan Bishop.


To be successful in this application you will have experience in strategic planning for mission and enabling church growth, through sharing your personal faith and nurturing new disciples.


Inspired by the amazing potential of this role? For more details please contact: Annie Naish, Bishop’s Enabler of Mission, Tel: 0131 346 9089 • Email:


Closing Date: Monday 15th October

Interview Dates: 24th and 25th October

Closing date: 15 October 2018


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