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St Marys Church Banbury

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

London and Home Counties

Recruiter:

Ref: JN007336

Job Description

“We believe in Inclusive Church - church which does not discriminate, on any level. We believe in a Church which welcomes and serves all people in the name of Jesus Christ.” Shared vision of Inclusive Church network.

 

Our magnificent church is Banbury’s only Grade I listed building and its most conspicuous landmark. Over the past three years we have simplified our structures, rediscovered our sense of purpose, our desire to transform lives through the love of God. We are a multicultural, diverse congregation. We welcome all comers to join our worship.

 

We are looking for a priest who can consolidate this work, helping us to build on our position at the heart of Banbury.

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN OUR NEXT INCUMBENT?

 

  • A champion for Banbury and the surrounding areas
  • A skilful and collaborative leader who can maintain the momentum of our development
  • A lively confident speaker, with a warm outward looking personality
  • A pastor committed to nurturing links with local schools
  • A Priest who is passionate about the arts, architecture, music and culture

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

 

  • A brand-new vicarage set in a new development.
  • A lively and committed PCC
  • An enthusiastic ministry team: 3 associate priests and an LLM
  • A lively town with excellent road and rail links
  • Excellent employment opportunities and schools, with wonderful countryside on the doorstep.

 

Application Form and Parish Profile available at: www.oxford.anglican.org

Applications to be returned to: The Bishop of Dorchester
Church House Oxford, Langford Locks, Kidlington OX5 1GF
Telephone: 01865 208218
Email: bishop.dorchester@oxford.anglican.org

 

Closing date: 15th May 2019 Interviews: 3rd June 2019

 

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Closing date: 15 May 2019

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