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Job Opportunity in Coventry


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ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, COVENTRY

An Ebbsfleet parish, rich in its history and Anglo-Catholic tradition, but also wishing to be forward looking and wants to inspire the next generation of 20s-30s, who form 60% of our parish residential population. 

 

We would welcome applications from male priests who are committed to the Diocesan Mission Purpose and delivery of the 8 Essential Qualities in an urban context, and who will: 

 

  • Love Jesus and the Bible, and inspire others to love Jesus and the Bible too.
  • Be passionate about inspiring a younger generation (especially those in their 20s and 30s) towards Christian faith and discipleship, within an Anglican Anglo-Catholic and deprived, mixed City Centre/residential area parish context.
  • Have a track record of successful innovation in Anglo-Catholic liturgy, forms of service, and church growth, especially with a younger generation.
  • Be respected for respecting the diversity of views on the ordination of women to the priesthood and episcopate, encouraging loving and caring relationships on this issue both within and outside the congregation.

 

The PCC passed Resolutions A and B in accordance with the ‘Priests (Ordination of Women) Measure 1993’, and the PCC has requested, on grounds of theological conviction, that arrangements now be made for it in accordance with the House of Bishops’ Declaration on the Ministry of Bishops and Priests.

 

Further details and application form are available from

http://www.dioceseofcoventry.org/vacancies/current_vacancies

 

Informal conversations welcome:

Area Dean, the Reverend Alison Evans, (02476 591 994), e-mail:  aevans@talktalk.net.

 

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 17th February.

Interviews: Sunday (evening) 5th and Monday 6th March.

 

Enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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