We are five parishes with six churches in the beautiful area of South Shropshire, an area of outstanding natural beauty, but this is no backwater. We seek a prayerful, energetic incumbent to walk with us, leading our church community in setting and holding its vision for mission and growth.
Please call the Rural Dean Stephanie Fountain before applying on 01588 630324
Interviews will be held on 30th July 2021. Please use the application form attached and not the Pathways application form - thank you.
We can offer a good quality of life in beautiful countryside but also welcoming and lively communities, 3 supportive primary schools, and plenty of activities and local amenities in the valley with shops, cafes, pubs and surgery.
You will see on our profile that we have a good pattern of regular services and many opportunities for mission and outreach in our communities.
Be a spiritual leader who can encourage and develop Christian faith and gifts.
Work closely with our 3 primary schools in the Blue Hills Federation
Be a presence at church and community events and to be a part of community life.
Communicate the gospel to all ages by working with a variety of forms of worship, including on line platforms.
Build on our strong ecumenical partnership with the Methodist Church in Clun.
The ideal candidate:
We seek someone who will:
Our parishes all have churchwardens and an active PCC.
You will be supported by a benefice administrator.
The benefice has a safeguarding officer who is responsible for ensuring that all the necessary checks and training are carried out in all churches.
Thank you for your interest in our advert. Please see our full Parish Profile and Statement of Needs document for full information..