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Team Rector

Leominster Team Ministry




West Midlands


Ref: JN009151

Job Description

The Lord Chancellor as patron seeks a Team Rector for The Leominster Team who will:

  • be an energetic, strategic and supportive leader
  • value Leominster Priory’s welcoming, inclusive, choral and Eucharistic tradition and its fresh expressions of church
  • identify and welcome everyone’s gifts and needs, value lay ministry and nurture opportunities for vocation
  • engage actively with our local communities and the issues which are important to them
  • understand the dynamics of a multi-parish setting and the challenges and opportunities of a large market town within a rural context.


For further information, please contact

The Ven Derek Chedzey, Archdeacon of Hereford:

07395 887050

For application details please click the 'apply for this job' button below


Application closure date: Friday, 28th May 2021

Interview date: 22nd /23rd June 2021


We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity in Hereford Diocese and welcome applications from all suitably qualified clergy. As United Kingdom Minority Ethnic (UKME) individuals are currently under-represented within our Diocese – we would particularly welcome applications from these candidates.

The Team Rector should be approachable, able to engage with people from a wide range of socio-economic and mixed European backgrounds, committed to maintaining existing patterns of worship while being open to fresh expressions, passionate about social and environmental justice, and keen to embrace and expand the team’s ecumenical intergenerational mission and its partnerships with local schools.

We seek a Rector whose approach is symbolised by:

Outstretched arms: welcoming, inclusive, Eucharistic, hospitable, non-judgmental and accessible;


An inquisitive mind: actively listening and learning, with the humility and willingness to ‘meet people where they are’ and be alert to God’s surprises, and an intelligence which prioritises the ‘strategic’ over the ‘intellectual’;


An energetic leadership style which inspires and casts a vision, is organised and can delegate, and which values the team’s existing strengths and approaches to ministry and mission, actively nurturing opportunities for connection and vocation. 

Closing date: 28 May 2021


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