Ordained Minister

Posted 2 months agoExpires in 9 days
Greenwich Peninsula
Clergy

Exciting opportunity to join the vibrant East Greenwich Team Ministry as a team vicar with a heart to plant new worshipping communities on the fast growing Greenwich Peninsula. As part of a bid for Strategic Development funding, the Parish of East Greenwich has been identified as having clear missional energy, strong leadership and huge opportunities for growth. Funds has been awarded and we are seeking a full time visionary and pioneering style minister to join the parish team with a focus on building church on Greenwich Peninsula to serve the fast growing new community. We are seeking a courageous and resilient person who will be a prophetic voice in this urban village setting. We are looking for someone who will work collaboratively within the innovative team ministry and who will be excited and energised about this challenging post. The postholder will be a good communicator who will be relevant and contextual in their engagement with the community seeking to grow a new worshipping community. The post is funded for an initial five year appointment.

Holy Trinity, Greenwich Peninsula is one of three churches in the East Greenwich Team Ministry and is located in a vibrant and diverse part of south east London in the exciting urban context of the Woolwich Episcopal Area of the Diocese of Southwark and the Archdeaconry of Lewisham and Greenwich. The overall population is around 25,000 and is likely to grow to nearer 60-70,000 over the next 15-20 years.

We are looking for an ordained minister who will:

  • Lead the work of pioneering fresh expressions of church on Greenwich Peninsula
  • Listen to and engage with the rapidly growing and fast changing new community on Greenwich Peninsula
  • Create an invitational culture where all are welcome.
  • Communicate the gospel and enable others to grow in faith and discipleship
  • Will nurture the faith of children, young people and families
  • Grow worshipping communities on Greenwich Peninsula
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the team ministry

We are looking for an ordained minister who:

  • Is innovative, authentic, relevant, creative, inclusive, flexible, adaptable, resilient and energetic
  • Will be visionary and pioneering, excited by challenge and prepared to be risk taking and experimental
  • Has high levels of emotional and intelligence and soft skills
  • Is an excellent communicator in all mediums including social media
  • Has a heart for social justice

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