Priest-in-charge, St John the Baptist Locks Heath

Posted 1 month agoExpires in 2 months
Locks Heath
Office Holder
Full stipend

Is God calling you to Locks Heath to discern a shared vision for
mission?

We are looking for an experienced parish priest with a proven track record who

  • will lead, support, and nurture the people of Locks Heath
  • can build on recent achievements to develop the mission of the Church in the community
  • can discern the gifts and skills of others with a willingness to develop and use them
  • has a willingness and ability to build relationships and engage
    with the wider community
  • understands Fresh Expressions and other forms of pioneer
    ministry and has an appreciation of how these forms of ministry
    might become part of the Western Wards collaborative working

The ideal candidate

  • Is creative and imaginative, pointing others to Christ
  • Is open minded and celebrates diversity, respecting, supporting, and
    contributing towards different forms of worship
  • Is approachable, enjoys getting to know people and is an active listener

A broad picture of St John the Baptist, Locks Heath and the relationship with other parishes in the Western Wards is given in the Parish Profile and the Role Description. It should be read in
conjunction with our vision and priorities and also in conjunction with the Diocesan Vision of Live | Pray | Serve.

The interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th March 2023.

For further information on the post please contact Acting Archdeacon Revd Canon Will Hughes on will.hughes@portsmouth.anglican.org.