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Transforming the communities of Essex & East London through Christ’s presence

Team Rector, Becontree South (St Alban, St Martin, St John the Divine) Team Ministry

WANTED! An outstanding priest

  • To encourage and develop the ministry of two lively open-catholic churches, and
  • To oversee a major church planting and community development Strategic Development Funding project

in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Are you:

  • Eager to grow a new missional church community within the open catholic tradition?
  • Excited by the prospect of appointing at least two new colleagues to work with you in developing community outreach, including to local schools?
  • Passionate about growing the two already-lively churches in the parish through deepening discipleship and developing lay leadership?
  • Energised by the challenge of serving this ethnically diverse and rapidly growing part of East London?
  • Willing to work with neighbouring parishes and community organisations to make an impact for the Gospel in a needy area?

If this is you, then please get in touch with us to find out more. 

For an informal conversation, contact The Revd Ray Descombes (email:  revraydescombes@gmail.com tel:  07918 050491) or Joel Gowen (email: ceo@chelmsford.anglican.org tel:  01245 294409).

For an application form contact:  Archdeacon of Barking’s Office  a.barking@chelmsford.anglican.org.

 Interviews: 14 November 2018.

Closing Date: 31 October 2018 

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