This is a stimulating and challenging post based in north-east Derbyshire, close to Sheffield and on the edge of the Peak District.
The Team comprises 5 churches:
We particularly seek someone who has a passion for children and young people finding their rightful place and representation in our worshipping life (where they are valued, seen as equals and included - Growing Faith outcomes).
The parish seeks a priest with a depth of experience, tolerance, and vision. The priest will possess the gift of evangelism through mission, who will build up the existing five congregations to function as a true, proper, and tight-knit team.
Investment in the laity is a further area for development. We recognise that investment in discipleship has been poor, and the rector should make it a priority to see people grow in spiritual maturity and for some to become lay leaders (including Readers).
The new rector will be expected to distribute their time, including Sundays, across the five churches.
Key roles include:
We seek a Rector who is:
Closing date is Friday 2nd December 2022