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St Giles, Bramhope (half-time) and Minister in the Deaf Community (half-time)




Yorkshire and Lincs


Ref: JN006094

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to combine ministry in a lively and active parish with the specialised role of ministry with the deaf community.


Bramhope is an attractive residential village in the north of Leeds; parish population 3,533 and growing; ER 167.


The church has grown a contemporary worship service attracting younger families and children alongside its traditional service, and is committed to seeing both flourishing and growing.


The PCC will welcome a priest who will lead the growth of the church by developing fresh approaches to every-member ministry, with clergy and lay together, in line with the emerging strategy of this young Diocese.


The person appointed will also work alongside another half-time minister to lead mission, worship and pastoral care among the deaf community across the Diocese. They will enable members of the deaf community to play a full part in the life of the Church, and to find appropriate new ways of being church and reaching out to others.


Minimum NVQ level 3 British Sign Language is essential, Level 4 or 6 desirable.


The Diocese of Leeds is committed to supporting confident clergy enabling confident Christians to live and tell the good news of Jesus Christ.


Full details of the post together with details of how to apply,

can be downloaded from post ref cofe/TP/4486/652 or

the diocesan website


For an informal discussion, please contact

The Ven. Paul Ayers, Archdeacon of Leeds 07539 873940



Deadline for applications: 31 May 2018 – 12 noon

Interviews: 22 June 2018

Closing date: 31 May 2018


Sat 19 May @ 17:10
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