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St Paul's Foleshill




West Midlands


Ref: JN010355

Job Description

The Parish of Foleshill St Paul within Coventry North Deanery is a vibrant and diverse urban community stretching from close to the city centre towards the outer suburbs of the city. The worshipping community is representative of this diversity; a committed people who have responded to the love of Jesus Christ and are passionate about sharing the good news of the Gospel in their wider community.


We are looking for someone with the following qualities:


INSPIRING - The ability to inspire people and bring enthusiasm for new patterns of contemporary worship on Sunday.


WELCOMING - Encourage new members to grow and be committed to St Pauls' Church, by identifying and nurturing the individuals, helping them to find their place in its mission, and by finding and developing their spiritual gifts through dedicated small groups.


CARING - A visible leader with the capacity to lead and model through compassion and care within our congregation and the wider parish community.


EMPOWERING - Working with us to develop a leadership team able to serve and develop our vision to reach our community with the Gospel and the love of God.


PASSIONATELY MISSION FOCUSED - The passion for serving in a diverse community, sustained by a deep Christian faith. Supporting the whole church to hear the call of God and to nurture our spiritual growth and discipleship.


EMBRACING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE - A willingness to develop ministry with children and young people and encourage them to take a full part in our church life.


COLLABORATION - Focus on working with St. Laurence's mission hub to develop strategic mission and lay leader development opportunities, including a commitment to a weekly staff meeting with the Mission Hub leader and the hub clergy.


SAFEGUARDING - An ability to develop and establish a strong culture of safeguarding within the church.


Informal conversations welcome:

Archdeacon Missioner Barry Dugmore

07487 578311


Closing date: Noon, Friday 19 August 2022

Interviews: 5 and 6 September 2022


Further details:


Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Closing date: 19 August 2022


Wed 17 Aug @ 09:09
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