Vicar - St Matthew’s, St Oswald’s and Overslade

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St Matthew’s, St Oswald’s and Overslade are a people growing in mission and ministry. One of their constituent churches has had a long history of growth but, as you will read in the profile, there have been many developments which, combined together, have taken their toll on the congregation. That being said, they are in good heart and are seeing the early signs of growth.

The role of this post is to lead the church in fulfilling the Diocesan Mission Purpose of:

  • Worshipping God
  • Making New Disciples
  • Transforming Communities.

This will be achieved by developing eight essential qualities in the life of the church

We welcome applications from evangelical priests with incumbency experience and/or other relevant employment experience who:

  • Can help to lead us into new growth.
  • Will listen, love and lead well.
  • Are passionate and gifted in both community engagement and evangelism, with a track record of leading people of all ages to faith in Christ and on-going discipleship.
  • Are skilled in identifying, developing and empowering lay leaders.
  • Can oversee the review and development of our buildings and resources to enhance our welcome, mission and worship.

For more information about this application process, please use this link

About Us

The Diocese of Coventry represents the Church of England in Coventry and Warwickshire. With our network of 200 parishes, we have a Christian presence in every local community. We have a rich variety of people and traditions, and yet we are united in our shared mission of "worshipping God ...making new disciples ...transforming communities".