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Parish of Finchampstead & California, Wokingham, Berkshire


London and Home Counties


Ref: JN008804

Job Description

We seek a visionary leader for this large and vibrant parish.


We are enthusiastic about the Gospel and sharing our faith. A strong, effective, well-resourced and resourceful parish incorporating three churches. We embrace people of all ages, stages and backgrounds within an atmosphere of joy, creativity, friendship and love. We are looking for a Rector who is rooted in the Lord Jesus Christ and in prayer, and has the courage and imagination to lead us in outreach and transformation in the lives of the community.


We seek someone who:

  • Can lead a complex parish with grace, confidence and clarity, working collaboratively with the Ministry Team, staff and volunteers
  • Is energised by mission and will relish the challenge and opportunities that the development of new communities in our parish provides
  • Will embrace and build on the diversity of worship, churchmanship
    and theology in our parish
  • Is an enthusiastic representative of God as an enquiring teacher, preacher and pastoral leader focused on developing discipleship and a growing, living faith
  • Intentionally looks to see where God is at work and seeks partnerships with others in local schools, the community and other churches.
  • Has a love for all people, whatever their situation or lifestyle.


What we can offer:


  • A strong ministry team of six, a Parish Administrator and a large and committed group of volunteers who are keen to work with you
  • A demonstrable commitment to providing time for personal development, recreation and rest
  • A large four-bedroom house in good sized gardens backing on to
    open farmland and access to a range of excellent local schools


Closing date: Monday 7th December 2020.
Interviews: Friday 15th January 2021.


To apply please visit the 'apply for this job' button below.


Enhanced DBS disclosure required

Closing date: 07 December 2020


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