St Paul’s is an active parish church about 30 miles west of London in a pleasant ‘commuter belt’ community. We are praying for a new leader who can move us from being a Welcoming Church to being an Inviting Church.
Our vision is:
‘To grow together in the love and knowledge of Jesus Christ sharing his truth and blessings’
Having spent time looking at our missional aims, and the opportunities we have to live this vision in our church and beyond, we have split this into three key areas, Spiritual & Fellowship Growth, Congregational Growth and Giving Growth. This has driven all the plans we have put in place and also aligns with the Diocesan vision to be a more contemplative, compassionate and courageous church.
Over the past few years our ministry has focused on two main areas –
Our church is a relaxed, friendly and growing Christian community, we do not take ourselves too seriously and enjoy being in each other’s company for both worship and fellowship. While we do not currently robe for services, we do cherish the church traditions. We place great value on liturgy, following the lectionary each week, and singing a mixture of traditional hymns and more recent worship songs with our worship band. Visiting clergy have described our congregation as ‘being vibrant’ and we have a wide range of ages attending.
We are seeking someone who can work with us, and help us as we –
We are looking for someone who –
We have many strengths to offer, including –
To get to know us in more detail, please download and read our full Parish Profile.
For an informal conversation about the role please contact the Archdeacon of Buckingham, the Venerable Guy Elsmore.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01865 208266
Closing Date for applications: Thursday 12 November 2020
Interviews: Thursday 3 December 2020
Enhanced DBS dicslosure required.