Vacancies within the Diocese of Coventry
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Diocesan Ecumenical Officer

The primary focus of this role is to assist the Diocese of Coventry in fulfilling the Diocesan Mission Purpose of Worshipping God, Making New Disciples, and Transforming Communities, principally by encouraging the development of 8 Essential Qualities throughout the life of the Diocese, especially with regard to Ecumenical Life. This role is a volunteer position which may, by permission of the Bishop, be carried out within the core working hours of an existing clergy post.

The role will involve building relationships with those working in other Christian communities in the Diocese of Coventry, in order to help inform strategic thinking and decision making within the Diocese over matters of partnership working with other Christian communities.

The role will necessitate considerable networking ecumenically, and prophetically advising senior Diocesan staff in matters of ecumenism, using, where appropriate, evidence and stories gained from within the Diocese.

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For more information please contact bishop john at bishop.warwick@covcofe.org or call 01926 427465.

Anglican Chaplain - Rye Hill Prison

HM Prison Rye Hill is seeking to appoint a part-time Church of England/Anglican Chaplain (Ordained/Licensed Reader), who would act as a faith advisor in the establishment providing advice, pastoral care and spiritual welfare to prisoners, staff and their families as requested.

HMP Rye Hill is a modern Category B Training Prison with a population of up to 625 adult male prisoners, who have been convicted of a current or previous sex offence(s).

Informal conversations are most welcome with the Chaplain Manager, the Reverend Edmond Fowowe on 01788 523 300 (Ext 4411) or the Church of England Chaplain, the Reverend Nigel Jones on 01788 523 300 (Ext 4410).

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Rector - The Arden Valley Group

The Arden Valley Group is situated in a delightful part of south Warwickshire close to Stratford-upon-Avon and the county town of Warwick, with its adjacent major transport networks.  Whilst our five village communities share many similarities, there are specific talents, needs and ambitions within each of them.

Informal conversations are most welcome with Area Dean, the Reverend Stephen Burch on 024 7646 6262 (stephenburch59@gmail.com).

Closing date:  Noon, Friday 17th March

Interviews:  To be held on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th April

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Click here to download the NCD guide for St Mary the Virgin, Bearley.

Click here to download the NCD guide for St James, Snitterfield.

Click here to download the NCD guide for Wolverton with Norton Linsday & Langley.

 

Team Rector - Bedworth

Bedworth is a large town and parish, just to the north of Coventry, mixed socially but with significant areas of deprivation.  All Saints and St Andrew's could have a significant role in working with others in addressing the needs and aspirations of people in these more disadvantaged areas.

The parishes are in good health and ready to grow!

Informal conversations are most welcome with Area Dean, the Reverend Frank Seldon on 024 7634 6413 (frank@allsaintscoton.org).

Closing date:  Noon, Friday 7th April

Interviews:  To be held on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd May

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Click here to download the NCD guide for All Saints.

 

Rector - Allesley All Saints

Are you a strategically minded priest looking for a challenge?  The NCD Survey results put Allesley All Saints in the top 15% of churches conducting surveys, so with strong foundations and in good heart, All Saints church are ready to take a fresh step into what God has.

Informal conversations are most welcome with Area Dean, the Reverend Alison Evans on 024 7659 1994 (aevans@talktalk.net ).

Closing date:  Noon, Friday 28th April

Interviews:  To be held on Tuesday 16th and Wednesday 17th May

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Click here to download the NCD guide for Allesley, All Saints.

 

Other job opportunities

The weekly diocesan eBulletin advertises job opportunities in churches, schools and other communities.  Such posts include:

  • Chaplains;
  • Community workers;
  • Parish administrators;
  • Youth workers.

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