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The Beneficiary of St James Porchester




East Midlands

Ref: JN006574

Job Description

St James, Porchester lies on the outskirts of Nottingham. We are a warm and welcoming community.


We are seeking a vicar who:

  • Can help us to grow disciples, especially in areas of the parish and with age profiles (13-45year olds) that we are not currently reaching.
  • Is outward focussed and will help us develop the contacts we already have on the “fringe” of church on the journey towards a mature faith.
  • Is willing to work collaboratively with neighbouring parishes to establish a new worshiping community in expanding housing developments on the northern boundary of the parish
  • Will help our congregation to grow deeper in faith through preaching and teaching.
  • Is a collaborative team player, able to nurture, motivate and affirm the gifts and contributions of others.
  • Has a love for prayer and a desire to encourage others to pray.
  • Is friendly and approachable with a sense of humour!


We are able to offer:

  • A vision for the future which has been developed through the PCC and consultation with the congregation but open to leadership and development.
  • An enthusiastic leadership team who are open to new approaches.
  • Paid employees, including a Children and Families Worker, an
  • Administrator and a Musical Worship Leader.
  • A significant legacy, providing opportunities for mission and the
  • development of the church building.


If you feel God is calling you to fill this vacancy, we would love to meet you.


Closing date: 8 October 2018 • Interview: 21 November 2018


For an informal discussion and further information contact:

Sarah Clark, Archdeacon of Nottingham, on 07917 693285 or



Please apply via:

Ref No: TP/146/508

Details are also available to view on the Diocesan website:

For application queries: Jo Padmore, PA to the Archdeacons, Jubilee House, Westgate, Southwell, Notts. NG25 0JH

Email: • Tel: 01636 817206


We welcome applications from suitably qualified clergy from all sections
of the community and we strive to be an equal opportunity employer.


Enhanced DBS clearance required.

Closing date: 08 October 2018


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