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St Mary's Cogges & St James The Great, South leigh, Witney


London and Home Counties


Ref: JN012526

St Mary’s and St James the Great comprises a growing Christian community of 400 believers, committed and passionate about sharing their faith in Witney and the surrounding communities.

We are seeking an energetic ‘leader of leaders’ to build on the spiritual and numerical growth we have experienced over the last 10 years. Our new vicar will build upon the existing momentum and missional trajectory, inspiring the church family to fully utilise their gifts. He or she will be a sound Biblical teacher, led by the Holy Spirit and able to guide others to experience life in the Spirit.

We are situated in Witney, an attractive market town with excellent amenities, good schools and good links to Oxford and the surrounding Cotswolds.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has proven leadership experience and the ability to grow leaders, teams and communities

  • Has a clear vision of God’s Kingdom, open to the leading and guiding of the Holy Spirit

  • Can inspire, equip and envision people of all ages

  • Is outward-facing and passionate about mission

  • Is a talented team leader

For an informal discussion about the vacancy please contact The Venerable David Tyler at or call him on 07961 726403

For the benefice Profile, and to apply, please click the 'apply for this job' button below and click on the Diocese of Oxford.

Closing date: 3rd July 2024
Visits and Interviews will take place from: 6pm on 21st July and all day on 22nd July 2024

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required

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Closing date: 03 July 2024

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