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Warden

of Lee Abbey, Devon

Contract:

Permanent

Location:

South West

Ref: JN007402

Job Description

The Council of the Lee Abbey Movement seeks a new

WARDEN OF LEE ABBEY, DEVON

 

This is a significant appointment for an ordained leader with a proven commitment to the renewal and mission of the Church in the world.

 

Working in partnership with a core leadership team and reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Warden (who has normally been an Anglican priest) has overall responsibility for:

 

  • Leadership of the vibrant and dynamic international and ecumenical Community
  • Hospitality and ministry to our guests
  • Stewardship of Lee Abbey Devon and its stunning 280-acre estate
  • Developing links with the wider Church to inspire everyday faith

Over 8,000 guests are welcomed each year to the Conference, Retreat and Holiday Centre, the Beacon Activity Centre, and summer Youth Camps. Lee Abbey Devon is part of a wider network under the umbrella of the Lee Abbey Movement, communicating Christ through relationships, nationally and globally.

 

For further details and an application pack please contact:

Personnel, Lee Abbey, Lynton,

North Devon EX35 6JJ

Tel: 01598 754250 Fax: 01598 754228

Email: personnel@leeabbey.org.uk

 

Site visit will be held 4-7 November 2019

Formal Interview 8 November 2019 in Bristol

The closing date for applications is 18 October 2019

Closing date: 18 October 2019

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