Monday 16 July 2018
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The Bishop of Leicester is seeking to recruit a full time Associate Vicar/Rector to four of our Resourcing Churches. These key appointments form part of the underlying strategy to enable the Resourcing Churches to embrace their church planting aims, alongside the on-going support and growth of each Resourcing Church. If you enjoy working collaboratively, affirming lay ministries, preparing congregations to plant, are interested in strategic development and are comfortable with leading change we would like to meet you.
Situated in beautiful Sussex countryside, we are a group of three
thriving parishes with a vision for our churches to be lively, growing
You will use your own insights as a practitioner to establish, support and ensure the effective deployment of a new team of ministers. You will provide governance and oversight to the work, encouraging a culture of shared learning and contributing to the development of a toolbox of resources.
The Archbishops’ Council has identified the need to increase the number and diversity of candidates for lay and ordained ministry, and to encourage younger candidates. Hence, there is a need to build a culture of encouraging and nurturing vocation and of proactive recruitment.
We are seeking to appoint a new principal following the departure of Revd Dr Emma Ineson to become the Bishop of Penrith in the diocese of Carlisle in Spring 2019.
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