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St Margaret’s, Renfrew and St John’s Johnstone

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

Scotland

Ref: JN004988

Job Description

Scottish Episcopal Church, Diocese of Glasgow & Galloway

Linked Charge - St Margaret’s, Renfrew & St John’s, Johnstone.

Full Stipend with flexible housing or allowance option.

 

St Margaret’s, Renfrew and St John’s Johnstone have been linked for the last 20 years. We have an exciting opportunity for a Priest to join and lead two unique, loyal and committed congregations with established support for incoming clergy. Both churches are focused on spiritual growth in depth and numbers and building sustainable Christian communities and centres of worship.

 

Notably, St Margaret’s have recently concluded significant investment in the church building, including a new roof. St John’s have initiated a programme of work that will see improvement to the church building. This post provides an opportunity for someone to build on each congregation’s achievements of the last decade and bring their own thoughts and ideas to how we collectively grow and strengthen the congregations and our worship over the coming years.

 

We seek a Priest who has:

 

ESSENTIAL:

  • Experience of working with a congregation as well as the wider community
  • Commitment to mission and outreach
  • Ability to encourage, support and motivate all members of the congregation
  • Ability to preach concise, stimulating and engaging sermons
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good listening skills, own transport, sense of humour.

DESIRABLE:

  • Experience and ability to relate to young people and children
  • Great leadership qualities and commitment to planning
  • Ability to identify and encourage volunteers in the congregation
  • Knowledge of the Scottish Episcopal Church

Full details about the charge can be obtained from St Margaret’s
website: www.stmargaretsrenfrew.org.uk

Closing date: TBA

Interview date: TBA

 

For Parish Profile and Application Form contact:

Mr John Mitchell

Tel: 01505 862570

Email: john.mitchell16@ntlworld.com

 

Post subject to satisfactory PVG Disclosure

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