Interim Priest in Charge of Elloe Stone Parishes (Internal Candidates Only)

Posted 17 days agoExpires in 11 days
Moulton, Spalding

Priest in Charge of the Elloe Stone Parishes,

South Holland District in the Diocese of Lincoln

**Please note this opportunity is open to internal candidates within the Diocese of Lincoln only

An exciting opportunity for a community minded and energetic priest who wants to pick up and run with a new-found enthusiasm and desire for collaboration that is emerging in this benefice. There is a lot of scope here, and capable and committed people willing to work alongside you. Much of the groundwork is in place and we are now looking for a new leader to inspire and guide us to develop a vibrant and sustainable vision for the future of God’s Kingdom in this delightful corner of South Lincolnshire.

We have a real enthusiasm to become the church God is calling us to be, and offer supportive and hardworking congregations, four delightful church buildings and the resources of a deanery administrator and deanery youth and children’s worker.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Will have a genuine heart for rural Lincolnshire and the challenges we face.
  • Can help us re-engage with the local community.
  • Has exceptional leadership skills, emotional intelligence and a sustaining sense of humour.
  • Will discern, nurture and utilise our gifts.
  • Will challenge and resource us to be better disciples.
  • Has a ‘can do’ approach and is able to facilitate change.
  • Is brave enough to fail and try something different.

For an informal conversation about this post please contact:

The Ven Justine Allain Chapman (Archdeacon of Boston) –

Tel - 01522 504039

or Canon Rosamund Seal (Rural Dean of Elloe East) –

Tel – 01406 424989

Closing Date: Midday Friday March 12, 2021

Interview Date: Thursday April 15, 2021 (format and location tbc)

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