The Benefice of Rocester and Croxden with Hollington, the Parish of Denstone and Chaplain to the JCB Academy
Priest In Charge
We seek an energetic priest with a passion for including and enabling others and who is:
prayerful, caring, compassionate
flexible and has good people skills, bringing both a strong faith and spiritual depth, rooted in scripture and able to engage with parishioners.
a community minded person who understands and enjoys the role of a parish priest, has a visible presence in the community and a good sense of humour.
able to lead growth through community outreach, fresh expressions and varied styles of worship;
has a natural rapport with children and young people and is keen to maintain and further develop strong links with the local schools;
has vision, is able to motivate, delegate and affirm the gifts of others and develop lay ministry
able to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues, lay and ordained
We offer a supportive and friendly church family; our commitment to growth and engagement with the community, well-run churches; and a modern four-bedroomed house with enclosed garden.
Applicants need a full driving licence and will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure.
Full details and application forms from:
The Bishop of Stafford, Ash Garth, 6 Broughton Crescent,
Barlaston, Stoke-on –Trent ST12 9DD
Tel: 01782 373308
Closing date for applications: Sunday 10th September 2017
Interviews: Friday 6th October 2017