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Pioneer Minister - Colchester

Location: Myland, North Colchester

This is an opportunity to lead a pioneering work in a new community in the North of Colchester. The area has several thousand new houses and many more are planned with sports and leisure hubs and a school also developing locally. The challenge is to engage with this island of life and build a community centred on God.

We are praying for a minister who will:

  • meet people where they are and respond to points of need across the development
  • explore and experiment with appropriate ways of becoming a Christian community, especially working with young families
  • grow a team to develop and sustain the initiatives
  • develop relationships with community organisations (including schools) and partners
  • bring a lively faith and a personal confidence in the love of God, with the enthusiasm and ability to share and encourage people on their journey of faith
  • have a healthy and resilient spiritual walk with appropriate support mechanisms

This role is open to anyone lay, ordained or in curacy and is for an initial four-year period.

For an application form, please contact The Ven. Robin King, Archdeacon of Stansted: a.stansted@chelmsford.anglican.org or 01376 563357

An enhanced DBS check is required for this role.

The date for visits and interviews is to be arranged.

Closing Date: To be arranged

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