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    Team Vicar, Leominster Team Ministry


    Category
    Ordained Ministers
    Deadline
    27 Jun 2019, midnight
    Interview
    10 Jul 2019
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    Overview

    We seek a Team Vicar who will:

    • lead the congregations of the Stoke Prior and Kimbolton groups of parishes in a manner appropriate to their small communities and the resources and opportunities they present;
    • will include building a positive relationship with the Schools at Stoke Priory (County Primary) and Kimbolton (C of E Aided Primary), including staff, pupils and families;
    • play a role in the leadership of the Leominster Team Ministry as a whole, along with the Team Rector, the other Team Vicar, stipendiary and non-stipendiary priest colleagues and Licensed Lay Ministers.

    Post Introduction

    We seek a Team Vicar who will:

    • respect, encourage and build on the existing strong patterns of lay ministry established in The Kimbolton and Stoke Prior groups of parishes;
    • identify and encourage gifts in the wider worshipping membership of the parishes, so as to ensure continuity of local ministry;
    • encourage and support the ministries of the Readers (Chris St Clear and Rob Walker) and Rural Chaplain (Des Hall);
    • play a full part in the regular Monday morning Team staff meeting.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Lead the congregations of the Stoke Prior and Kimbolton groups of parishes in a manner appropriate to their small communities and the resources and opportunities they present;
    • A priest who will include building a positive relationship with the Schools at Stoke Priory (County Primary) and Kimbolton (C of E Aided Primary), including staff, pupils and families;
    • A colleague who will play a role in the leadership of the Leominster Team Ministry as a whole, along with the Team Rector, the other Team Vicar, stipendiary and non-stipendiary priest colleagues and Licensed Lay Ministers.

    The Ideal Candidate

    A full person specification and role description is included in the attached documents.

    About Us

    The Team Ministry of Leominster covers the market town of Leominster and 17 surrounding villages. It is served by a well resourced and inclusive team. It has good provision for schools, medical facilities, and reasonable transport links. A good train service provides links to North and South and into the West Midlands and beyond. Details of the Parishes of the Stoke and Kimbolton Groups, a particular focus for ministry of the new Team Vicar can be found in the Benefice Profile.

    Closure date: 27th June 2019

    Interview date: 9/10 July 2019