An exciting and challenging opportunity for a priest to serve as Team Vicar in Wirksworth Team Ministry …
Set within Wirksworth, a lively and bustling market town in the beautiful Derbyshire Dales, we are looking for a Team Vicar to work with a committed team of ten churches to enable and assist the ministry of those churches within their parishes.
This post would be ideal for someone seeking a first incumbency position or a priest with considerable experience who would enjoy the possibility of a change of “style” of ministry.
Accommodation: The Vicarage is a modern (thirty year old) four bedroomed detached house on the Yokecliffe Estate in Wirksworth.
We are looking for someone who will:
It is Hoped that the new Team Vicar will:
For more information about this application process, please use this link
The new Team Vicar will need:
We care for the historic church buildings in the communities we serve, and aim to facilitate their use for purposes in keeping with their heritage as sacred spaces. Most of our churches are open each day, certainly in the summer, and for many people visiting and exploring, the “space” that a church can provide is an opportunity to connect with their spiritual “heart”.
We are committed to the wider vision of the Church of England, which for centuries has provided places of Christian celebration, and a focus for all of life’s significant events.