Diocese of Guildford
PARISH RESOURCES OFFICER
For the Department of Mission, Evangelism and Parish Development
We seek a team member with wide experience of local church life specialising in Christian Stewardship and parish funding to support and develop growth through mission in these changing times. S/he will be able to come alongside clergy, lay leaders and churches to assist with developing, funding and resourcing appropriate vision and strategies for growth.
- have good listening, enabling and facilitating skills
- promote the principles of Christian giving in its fullest sense
- be able to encourage, enthuse and motivate others in a non-threatening manner
- empathise with clergy and lay people in parishes across various traditions
- be a team player enjoying collaborative ways of working
Salary in the region of £25000 (pro rata) + benefits package.
An Application pack and full details are available from:
Mrs Gerardine Brown
Closing date 28th January 2011
Cleveland Archdeaconry Training Adviser and Adviser for Parish Evangelism and Church Growth
Are you looking to make a difference in a challenging but beautiful part of the country?
The Diocese of York is looking to appoint an experienced clergyperson or Church Army Officer to a key role in the Diocesan Training Team. The post is as 'Cleveland Archdeaconry Training Adviser and Adviser for Parish Evangelism and Church Growth'. The key elements are centred on helping parishes develop lay people and clergy in effective and sustained evangelism. The person will also contribute to the York Leadership Programme: Leading in Mission. The post is based in the north of the diocese, with its massive challenges of ministering in areas of deep urban deprivation and others of rural poverty, often masked by pockets of affluence.
The person appointed will join a vibrant and supportive diocesan training team, led by Gavin Wakefield, and receive encouragement and stimulus from him and the team. For further information and an application pack go to : http://www.dioceseofyork.org.uk/diocesan-info/working-for-the-diocese/jobs-available/cleveland-archdeaconry-training-advisor.html .
Feel free to contact Gavin for an informal conversation about the post firstname.lastname@example.org . Closing date 11th February 2011.