This post will be the Parish Priest at the thriving and welcoming single benefice church of St Andrew’s, Dacre located on the western fringe of the Lake District National Park.
We are here in a beautiful part of the world with:
At Dacre, you will be part of the Diocesan Mission Communities initiative which is seeking to bring mission and the joy of God’s love to everyone. The Dacre Parish profile provides a detailed insight into the Parish and the active and supportive community.
You may want to visit our web site at www.dacrechurch.com
Please call The Archdeacon of Carlisle, Lee Townend for an informal chat (01768) 807777.
The Diocese of Carlisle has been pro-active in seeking to respond to national trends in church life by the formation of around 40 Mission Communities across the county to respond to the challenges and opportunities we face. This context has served to focus attention on exploring and re-discovering other exciting and innovative models of church life, mission and ministry, lay and ordained, full and part time, as well as self-supporting. The Diocese of Carlisle is committed to the God for All vision (www.godforall.org.uk) and part of that vision is the creation of Mission Communities.
Completed applications by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 12 February 2019
Interviews: 8 March 2019
Full details are available on the Diocesan website, including profiles and the required Diocesan application forms, Parts 1 and 2.
Diocesan website: www.carlislediocese.org.uk/our-diocese/jobs.html
Cumbria is a large and diverse county which offers a broad tapestry of interesting contexts ranging from the urban and industrial, through market towns and villages to farms and remote scattered hamlets - all forming distinct but overlapping communities.
St. Andrew’s, Dacre serves a thriving rural community with a population of approaching 1500 people and it includes a successful Café Church which is run jointly with the Methodists. The church is supported by a large team of lay people who work positively together in managing and administering the church and who seek to bring mission to everyone.
Dacre is committed to supporting the Diocesan vision of “God for All” and in bringing mission to the widest possible audience. Dacre is to be part of a new Mission Community and all at Dacre will play their part in supporting a successful introduction.
The role comprises being the Parish Priest at St Andrew's Dacre.
For more information about this application process, please use this link
Dacre Church is looking and praying for someone:
We are a small community but have a large pool of people with dedication and talent:
Further information about St. Andrew’s, Dacre, including the parish Profile and the Application Forms can be seen on the web site at www.dacrechurch.com
We do all this in the name of God and with the guidance of the Holy Spirit.