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Vicar

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

Yorkshire and Lincs

Recruiter:

Ref: JN005448

Job Description

St Paul's Drighlington and St Peter's Gildersome

Vicar of the United Benefice of

St Paul’s Drighlington and St Peter’s Gildersome

 

The Bishop of Leeds wishes to appoint an experienced priest to lead these two churches which are keen to move into their next phase of growth, mission and community engagement.

 

We are looking for a new vicar who is:

  • Excited about sharing Jesus

  • A collaborative leader who will share responsibility and help us to grow as confident disciples

  • A good organiser and communicator

  • Keen to embrace the remarkable unity which already exists and focus outwards on growth

We offer:

  • A prayerful, dedicated and gifted team with a wide range of gifts, abilities and skills, eager to share in mission, with enthusiasm for lay ministries

  • Two worship traditions (one catholic with robed choir and organ and one evangelical/charismatic with worship band) with one heart for mission

  • Excellent church buildings (one recently reordered, one modern), good vicarage, healthy finances

  • Two villages (population Drighlington 5528, Gildersome 5800) close to Leeds and motorways

Full details of the post together with an application form can be downloaded from the diocesan website www.leeds.anglican.org

For an informal discussion, please contact

The Ven. Paul Ayers, Archdeacon of Leeds 07539 873940 email: paul.ayers@leeds.anglican.org

 

Deadline for applications: 12.00 noon 15/1/2018

Interviews: 2/2/2018

Closing date: 15 January 2018

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