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Ref: JN008372

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These adjoining parishes along the A34 south of the city centre offer significant opportunity for missional presence in diverse Birmingham. Both parishes have ‘Outstanding’ church primary schools, a partnership central to mission and ministry. Christ Church offers a new purpose built centre where a missional community develops outreach and mission. St John’s historic building on the main A34 is ripe for development and home to different forms of outreach. A significant regional charity Narthex, offering a network of foodbanks and a variety of social projects is connected to the parish, based at St John’s, and the vicar will be able to define a supportive role in this.


The new Vicar will particularly enjoy

  • Developing appropriate contextual forms of Christian presence, mission and
  • Collaborating with others to help develop church, project and charity together
  • Ministering in a broadly open evangelical spirituality
  • Living and ministering in an urban, other-faith majority context
  • Offering pastoral care and discipleship support to established members of St John’s

Closing Date 26 February 2020

Interviews: 24 & 25 March 2020


Interested candidates are encouraged to contact the Archdeacon of Aston,
Ven Simon Heathfield, for further conversation on
0121 426 0428 or


For full details of these posts and to apply, please see


We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons, particularly from those who are currently under-represented including Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups and women.

Closing date: 26 February 2020


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