Team Rector - Cherwell Valley Benefice

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Heyford Park
Clergy

The Cherwell Valley Benefice, a team of six rural parish churches and a church community in a growing urban village development, wishes to appoint a Team Rector able to guide us in our desire to deepen our Christian faith and develop the mission of our parishes.

We offer:

  • Seven welcoming churches
  • A committed team including a House for Duty Vicar, an Ordinand, and a Benefice Administrator, supported by an enthusiastic and varied group of people and PCC members
  • An established range of worship styles
  • An attractive north Oxfordshire location in which to live and work
  • Thriving village communities with easy access to local towns, schools, amenities and travel networks

We are looking for a Team Rector who:

  • Has good communication skills and is approachable, caring and tolerant
  • Wants to engage with the local community and to be a visible presence within it
  • Has a passion for worship in a variety of traditional and modern styles
  • Can recognise and use the skills of the laity across the Benefice
  • Would like to lead us in our aspiration to develop mission and ministry throughout the Benefice
  • Has the skills required to meet the challenges of ministry in an evolving new community
  • Is creative and flexible, with a sense of humour

For more information about this application process, please use this link

The Lay Chair will be pleased to have informal conversations and to arrange visits. Mike Dockery mikedockrey@gmail.com 01869 345178.

DBS Enhanced Disclosure is required.

Closing date: 20th June 2019

Interview date: 19th July 2019