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Applications are invited for the position of Bampton Lecturer for 2021.
We are seeking and praying for an inspiring priest who will be a visible presence within our community.
Come and be a beacon of hope and lead the Church on the hill.
to join the clergy team at Launde Abbey, the diocesan retreat house for Leicester and Peterborough dioceses and with a national and ecumenical profile. They will share in the regular prayer and worship of the community, and in developing the programme of retreats, Quiet Days and courses. There will be a particular opportunity to develop contacts with schools.
The Church has a vision of becoming a ‘community of communities’, with worship at the heart of each of those communities in some form. You will be responsible for developing a coherent strategy and a set of costed proposals which will equip the church to serve communities whose needs are not being met, and who may be marginalised. This will involve scoping the most urgent community needs; helping respond to, and shape, the vision of the congregation; identifying and developing partnerships with other city-centre churches and third sector providers with whom we might wish to work.
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