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Mission Lead for New Communities, Team Vicar, Ely Parish


East Anglia


Ref: JN008979

Job Description

Join this collaborative and supportive team in the fast growing market-town of Ely as we seek to share God’s love with every home. Bring your experience of encouraging and developing new initiatives and gatherings to help neighbours, friends and colleagues alike discover the transforming love of Jesus.


We would like our new Mission Lead to:

  • Lead mission to the new housing developments – 10,000 people arriving over 10 years.
  • Lead outreach via new missional communities, gatherings or groups.
  • Lead mission to St Mary’s CofE Junior School and its communities.
  • Lead outreach to those whose life events we have conducted.
  • Build our fringe through ‘pop-up’ events and courses in the “marketplace” cafes, pubs etc.
  • Collaborate to offer vibrant Sunday worship suitable for newcomers to belong to.


The Role offers:

  • A collaborative and encouraging leadership team of ‘equals’.
  • A chance to be strategic and creative.
  • A chance to develop your leadership, coaching and communication skills.
  • A chance to develop teams and trust them to take risks.
  • A chance to encourage vocation in members of all generations.
  • A chance to utilise our “soon to be transformed” building for new community initiatives.
  • A family home in the new housing developments.
  • A family environment in a wonderful market town as it continues to grow apace.


The parish profile & application form are available by clicking the 'apply for this job' button below


Further information about the parish is available on the parish website


To arrange an informal conversation about the role, please email
Chris Hill •


Closing date for applications is 15th March 2021

Interviews provisionally planned for 20th April 2021


The Diocese is committed to safer recruitment practices with people working or volunteering with children and therefore this position is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Closing date: 15 March 2021


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