Vicar of St Giles Bramhope (part time)

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Half stipend plus accommodation

Bramhope is an attractive residential village in the north of Leeds with many professionals both working and retired; parish population 3,533 and growing; electoral roll 155.

The church is lively and active. It has grown a contemporary worship service attracting younger families and children alongside its traditional service, and is committed to seeing both flourishing and growing.

The PCC will welcome a priest who will lead the growth of the church by developing fresh approaches to every-member ministry, with clergy and lay together, in line with the emerging strategy of this young Diocese.

For more information, and details of the post and parish, please see the documents below.

For an informal discussion, please contact The Ven. Paul Ayers, Archdeacon of Leeds 07539 873940 email:

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Deadline for applications: 27 September 2018 - 12 noon

Interviews: 15 October 2018

In the parish, the person appointed will:

  • Develop collaboratively an inspiring vision for mission and lead in its implementation
  • Build on existing models of ministry and go beyond them
  • Prioritise numerical and spiritual growth
  • Find achievable ways to reach younger people
  • Develop lay leadership and ministries


  • Be a Strong Leader
  • Be a People Person
  • Have the capacity to hold vision which is both inspiring and achievable

The parish of Bramhope has a lively church which belies it's relatively small population. The church values both traditional and contemporary expressions of worship and wants to see both grow and flourish.