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Yorkshire and Lincs


Ref: JN005709

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of the Parish of Meltham Christ the King

(Population: 9000; Electoral Roll: 276)


Meltham is a small town situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park in West Yorkshire, well served by a wide range of local amenities, yet only 5 miles from the University town of Huddersfield.


We are looking for a spiritual leader, able to bring out the best in people, empowering them for mission and ministry. He/she will be happy to delegate and committed to nurturing the contribution of others.


Our next vicar should also be:


A Godly Visionary – able to take us forward in vision and growth

A Creative Leader – comfortable with leading different styles of worship confidently
and prayerfully

A People Person – willing and able to minister to people of all ages and backgrounds


In return we offer:

  • A gifted team of ministers lay and ordained
  • Four churches who value their distinctiveness but who also work together to cooperate in God’s mission
  • Excellent relationships ecumenically, in the community, and with local schools


For more about how we serve and celebrate community in the Diocese see our new film:

For further details and parish profile see:

For an Application Pack please contact:

The Archdeacon of Halifax,

Telephone: 07980 751902


Closing Date: 12th March

Interviews: 9th April


The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS

Closing date: 12 March 2018


Mon 12 Feb @ 14:55
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