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Vicar

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

West Midlands

Ref: JN005054

Job Description

The Parish of Eccleshall

FULL TIME VICAR

with 2 churches Holy Trinity Eccleshall and St Chad’s Slindon

 

We seek an Inspirational Team Leader for the Whole Parish in this thriving
small rural market town in Staffordshire with an increasing commuter population with a desire to include and encourage others and who:

 

  • Is able to lead growth through reaching out to the community, with fresh ideas as well as existing varied forms of worship
  • Is flexible and has good people skills, bringing a strong faith and evolve our worship and musical accompaniment in creative, inspiring and imaginative ways which engage with parishioners of all ages.
  • Has vision and is able to lead, motivate, delegate and develop the gifts and aspirations of the team of colleagues, both lay and ordained and to lead growth through community outreach and new ideas
  • Has a natural rapport with young people and is keen to maintain and develop strong links with the local schools
  • Is a community minded person who will enjoy the challenge and aspirations of the parish and will have a visible presence in the area and a good sense of humour.
  • Is prayerful, compassionate and can develop a team to assist in providing pastoral care

 

Celebrating Christ • Proclaiming Christ • Growing in Christ

 

We offer a vibrant, supportive and friendly Church Family, our commitment to growth, two beautiful churches and a good four bedroomed vicarage.

 

For further details and an application form please go to:

https://www.lichfield.anglican.org/vacancies/ and for an application form please email: bishop.stafford@lichfield.anglican.org

 

Closing date for applications: 15th October 2017

Interviews: 8th November 2017

 

Applications subject to enhanced DBS disclosure

Closing date: 15 October 2017

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