Do you wish to continue your service to God within a new Benefice and Team Ministry that is waiting to be blessed by your ministry and to have your ministry blessed in turn?
The newly formed West Sevenoaks Team Ministry is seeking to grow together in love, develop in exciting ways its ministry and mission and reach out in service to its communities.
Located in Sevenoaks, Kent, with beautiful countryside on the doorstep yet close to London, the Team brings together the three parishes of St Mary (Kippington), St Mary the Virgin (Riverhead with Dunton Green) and St Luke (Sevenoaks). The newly appointed Team Rector is based at St Mary (Kippington).
We are now seeking to appoint two new Team Vicars, one of whom will be part-time (3 days/week plus Sunday duties), based at St Luke’s and the other full-time and based at St Mary the Virgin, Riverhead.
St Luke's, Sevenoaks
The parish of St Luke’s is part of the newly formed West Sevenoaks Team, with St Mary Kippington & St Mary Riverhead with Dunton Green.
A geographically small parish, St Luke’s includes several key locations including Sevenoaks District Council Offices, the main railway station, and Emily Jackson care home. It is one of three parishes in the centre of Sevenoaks, the others being St Nicholas’ and St John’s.
We have good connections within the town and our worship follows a mid-Anglican tradition, attracting a congregation from a wide area.
Further information can be found on our website at: https://www.stlukes-sevenoaks.org.uk/
Our mission statement is: "We are working to become the people God wants us to be, striving to live the Gospel in the centre of Sevenoaks"
We would welcome the gifts of a new incumbent to help us in our journey towards achieving that Vision and to grow in the following ways. We invite you to come and explore it with us:
What we offer:
We are looking for a vicar, who is able to work collaboratively, to support us in our vision to grow by:
This appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure.
Closing date for applications: Friday, 2nd October
Interviews likely to be w/b Monday, 2nd November
Should you have any questions, please contact Maria Campbell, EA to the Archdeacon of Tonbridge, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about the Diocese of Rochester, please see: https://www.rochester.anglican.org/