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Vicar

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Permanent

Location:

Yorkshire and Lincs

Recruiter:

Ref: JN005710

Job Description

ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST WARLEY AND ST HILDA HALIFAX

VICAR

ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST WARLEY

(Population: 5300; ER 100; ASA 50)

AND ST HILDA HALIFAX

(Population: 4760; ER 83; ASA 45)

 

Our two parishes, situated to the west of Halifax, have shared a priest since 2010 and became a united benefice in 2015. We are looking for a new vicar able to lead both parishes into growth with prayer, energy and enthusiasm.

 

He/she would:

  • Grow our two congregations in Christian discipleship through meaningful preaching and biblical teaching
  • Encourage and inspire work with children and young people in our churches, and in our communities
  • Guide and strengthen both parishes in their worship and outreach whilst recognising their different needs and strengths
  • Support and develop lay involvement and ministry
  • Encourage and guide us in our pastoral care and outreach
  • Develop our stewardship of time, talents and resources
  • Build on existing links at St Hilda’s with the local Muslim community

 

In return we will offer:

  • An open and accepting welcome
  • A prayerful, thoughtful and honest response
  • A willingness to be challenged in order that we might grow
  • Sociability …… and excellent home-made cake!

 

For more about how we serve and celebrate community in the Diocese see our new film: http://www.leeds.anglican.org/content/we-are-diocese-leeds

For further details and parish profile see:

http://www.leeds.anglican.org/vacancies-halifax

For an application pack contact: The Archdeacon of Halifax

archdeacon.halifax@leeds.anglican.org • 07980 751902

 

Closing Date: 19th March

Interviews: 23rd April

 

The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS

Closing date: 19 March 2018

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