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Penybont ar Ogwr Ministry Area (Bridgend)




Ref: JN010888

The successful candidate will be a Vicar in the Ministry Area (MA) team, working alongside the MA Leader and another Vicar. The focus of the new Vicar’s ministry will be in the west of the MA, in the Laleston, Broadlands and Penyfai areas.

We are looking for someone who will bring their gifts and skills to help us develop the potential of the MA by demonstrating collaboration, flexibility, creativity and sensitivity and a willingness to embrace Welsh culture.

Our new Vicar should:

  • be able to build on and develop the existing links with the community, such as schools, other denominations, community organisations and charities.
  • be able to communicate effectively through the spoken and written word and use of modern technology to reach all age groups, both within and outside the worshipping community.
  • have a flexible and creative approach to worship and be able to use different forms and styles of worship such as on-line services, outdoor services and other forms of non-liturgical service and liturgical services, within a sacramental tradition.
  • Be able to join with us as a MA to embrace Eco Church, Forest Church and green issues, and to support social concerns such as Citizens Cymru, Christian Aid and the local Foodbank

The Vicarage, at Laleston, is a spacious and well-appointed four-bedroom detached property, with a large garden.

For an application form please contact the Bishop’s Office:

If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please phone Mike Komor, Archdeacon of Margam, on 0737 9099 568 or email

Deadline for applications: noon Monday 20th February 2023
Date for interview: Wednesday 8th March 2023

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