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Full Time Youth & Children’s Pastor

Location: St Lukes Canning Town

St Luke's Canning Town are looking to appoint a Youth & Children's pastor who is passionate about seeing young people's lives transformed by Jesus.

Are you the person to develop our work with 5-18 year olds?

This is an exciting time for our church and our community. St Luke’s is a church rooted at the heart of its parish with a vision to see bridges built with our communities and people introduced to Jesus Christ. We seek to be a Church that is representative of its community, where all people play their part in God’s service and where all ages take part in pursuing growth in our walks with Jesus and in seeing others come to faith.

Please prayerfully consider whether God might be calling you to join in with this new chapter in our church’s life as we seek afresh to reach out to our community and to grow the church here in Canning Town.

The purpose of this role is to grow our work amongst children and young people. As our youth and children's’ pastor you will be responsible for the discipleship, encouragement and management of our ministry and work to those under the age of 18. You will have a valuable impact on the spiritual and practical lives of our church households and those in our community too. We recognise the importance of work with children for the health of families and the future of the church and this role is of key importance to us.

Start date: Summer 2021

Salary & Additional Benefits: £23,000-£25,000 per annum depending on experience and Pension Scheme.

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To apply please fill in the application form and return to Rev Amy by the deadline of 5pm on the 9th July 2021.

For further information and to submit your application, please email Rev Amy Stott

Closing Date: 5pm 9 July 2021


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