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Rector

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

Yorkshire and Lincs

Recruiter:

Ref: JN005419

Job Description

Thornhill and Whitley Lower

IN THE HUDDERSFIELD EPISCOPAL AREA

 

The welcoming and committed congregations of St Michael and All
Angels, Thornhill (Population 7490; ASA 69) and St Mary and St Michael Whitley Lower (Population 500; ASA 21), situated between Huddersfield and Dewsbury, are looking for a new rector who will journey with us, inspiring, encouraging and leading us to be better disciples of Jesus Christ.

 

Our new rector will be:

 

  • An approachable and inspirational team leader who will nurture what we already have and help our church families to grow both numerically and in knowledge of and commitment to Jesus Christ
  • Passionate about working with children, young people and
    families in school and in the community helping them grow in faith and commitment
  • Creative in seeking new ways to bring Christianity afresh to
    baptism families and to those under 50
  • Friendly and outgoing, committed to making each of our churches more visible in the community in which it is set
  • Flexible and comfortable with working in both a suburban and rural setting to meet the differing needs of our two communities

 

There is a modern five bedroomed Rectory in a pleasant residential area and access to a range of good local schools both primary and secondary.

 

For more about how we serve and celebrate community in
the Diocese see our new film:

http://www.leeds.anglican.org/content/we-are-diocese-leeds

 

For further details, parish profile and an application pack see:

http://www.leeds.anglican.org/vacancies-halifax

 

or contact The Archdeacon of Halifax,

Email: archdeacon.halifax@leeds.anglican.org

Phone: 07980 751902

 

Closing Date: 6th February 2018

Interviews: 21st February 2018

 

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Closing date: 06 February 2018

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